Alternative Asthma Treatments

Is there an alternative asthma treatment plan that works? The answer to that question is ‘maybe’. There are various alternative asthma treatment plans and natural therapies that some people claim have been effective for them. However, there’s a new approach that is proving useful for many people and gaining increasing acceptance from the medical community….

Common Types of Asthma

Common Asthma Types There are several different ways of categorizing asthma. There is no rigid rule about it; these common asthma types are often ad-hoc classifications that developed over the course of years. Some classifications are based on the age at first onset; others depend on the factor that triggers symptoms and still others on…

What is asthma?

Just what is asthma? As many as nine million children in America below the age of eighteen have asthma. Another seven to eight million adults suffer from asthma too. Around the world, many times those numbers are afflicted with the disease, although estimates vary widely. So just what is asthma? Asthma is an inflammatory disease…

Hemoglobin A1C

Hemoglobin or Hb is the oxygen-transporting compound in the red blood cells. One of its forms is HbA wherein its specific subtype is HbA1c. Glucose will slowly bind to Hb and creates what is referred to as glycosylated Hb.

How to Lower Hemoglobin a1c in the Body

The a1c hemoglobin or glycohemoglobin test is a blood test that measures the amount of blood sugar in the body. A1C testing is the preferred diabetes research test and a key component of diabetes management. According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, the test works by calculating the level of…