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Can yeast bread trigger indigestion?

Indigestion is characterized as a sensation of bloating, gas, heartburn, nausea and digestive distress after consuming certain foods. Even though yeast bread is often considered mild on the stomach, the main components in the bread can trigger indigestion among those with food allergies, food intolerance or digestive ailments. A doctor should be consulted as soon […]

What are the side effects of Chaga mushroom?

The Chaga mushroom is utilized throughout the years as a remedy. In studies conducted, it possesses anti-cancer activity as well as antiviral, anti-inflammatory and immune-stimulating properties. Even though this is a bitter mushroom, it is oftentimes utilized for pain relief. A doctor should be consulted first before attempting to use the medicinal plant especially if […]

Food poisoning: What are the measures to soothe its effects?

Food poisoning can cause several symptoms including vomiting, diarrhea and stomach cramping. The condition is brought about by consuming food or beverages that have been contaminated by bacteria or other toxins. A usual case of food poisoning is generally mild and settles on its own. Luckily, there are measures that can help soothe the symptoms. […]

Calcium hydroxide: What are the dangers?

Calcium hydroxide is the product of water and calcium oxide. It is characterized by its strong base pH and has various purposes. Remember though that calcium hydroxide is also toxic and can trigger significant health issues if exposed. Ingestion Unintentional ingestion of calcium hydroxide can trigger intense throat pain, abdominal pain, burning sensation in the […]

Do I have dandelion allergy?

Dandelion allergy is generally associated to ragweed allergies. Ragweed plants including dandelion release pollen during the late summer season up to fall. The pollen of these plants are spread by the wind and travel for miles. Consulting an allergist can properly diagnose the allergy and suggest the suitable treatments to lessen the symptoms. What are […]

Spicy foods: Am I allergic?

Some spicy foods can trigger an allergic reaction among highly sensitive individuals. A reaction such as sweating is considered as food sensitivity, not an actual food allergy. An allergic response includes itchy mouth, hives, throat tightness or wheezing. Aside from sweating, other symptoms such as runny nose, gas, headaches or diarrhea are usual food sensitivities. […]

Albuterol: What are the potential side effects?

Albuterol is given to manage various respiratory conditions including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma. The solution works by making breathing easier by opening the air passages to the lungs. The albuterol solution is transformed into a mist by a nebulizer to be inhaled. Remember though that it can trigger certain side effects that […]