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Nutrition

5 Natural Remedies to Treat Asthma

Food and supplements may help you naturally improve the symptoms associated with asthma. Learn more about research on vitamin C, coffee, and turmeric.

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Symptoms

Is This Just An IBD Flare, or Pancreatic Cancer?

Symptoms of pancreatic cancer can mimic those of IBD, so sometimes, it's hard to tell if it's just a typical IBD flare, or something more. Always talk to your doctor if you are experiencing new and different symptoms of IBD.

Living With

Fast Ways to Soothe Migraine Pain

You’ve followed doctor’s orders but your Migraine is still killing you. Follow these tips for fast relief from Migraine pain.

Treatment

Signs You Need to go to the ER for a Severe Asthma Attack

Asthma attacks sometimes require emergency medical care. Learn about these important signs that indicate you should visit an ER instead of waiting.

Living With

Starting New Asthma Medications: What to Expect

Learn about the challenges of starting new asthma medications. Use these tips to help you develop your long-term management plan with guidance from your doctor.

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Five Questions

Young With Crohn's: A Teen and His Mom Share Their Story

Fourteen-year-old Connor is living with Crohn’s; from his and his mom’s perspective, here’s what it’s like to be diagnosed with a chronic illness at a young age.

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Risk Factors

Asthmatics at Higher Risk for Developing Shingles

Shingles is a viral infection that causes an excruciatingly painful rash. The virus is caused by the varicella-zoster virus - the same virus that causes chicken pox.

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Living With

3 Generations of UC: A Mom Shares Her Tips

Amy is in the middle of three generations of women with ulcerative colitis. Here she tells HealthCentral about the experiences that have helped her daughter.

Living With

How to Pack a Migraine "Go Bag"

If migraines frequently send you to the hospital, follow these tips to keep a "go bag" at the ready so you'll have everything you need.

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Living With

Ted Talks About Living With Crohn’s to Inspire You

This round-up of Ted Talks about people living with this form of IBD is sure to make you feel less alone.