Kategorie: Asthma

Asthma

  • ASTHMA AND SELENIUM

    Study: ASTHMA AND SELENIUM „Reduced Selenium in Asthmatic Subjects in New Zealand“ Flatt, Amber, et al, Thorax, 1990;45:95-99. Selenium is an important component of glutathione peroxidase, an enzyme that protects against oxidative metabolites from the lipoxygenase pathway of arachidonic acid metabolism. Low selenium levels may increase the risk to the inflammatory processes in asthma. Whole […] More

  • ASTHMA AND MAGNESIUM

    Study: ASTHMA AND MAGNESIUM „Magnesium Sulfate Is Effective for Severe Acute Asthma Treated in the Emergency Department“ Rowe BH, et al, WJM, February, 2000;172:96.- In evaluating 7 trials of magnesium sulfate infusion encompassing 665 patients, of which 5 were adult trials and 2 were pediatric, analyses of patients with severe asthma showed a reduction in […] More

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  • ASTHMA, EXERCISE AND VITAMIN C

    Study: ASTHMA, EXERCISE AND VITAMIN C “Vitamin C Helps Reduce Asthma After Exercise“ McKinney, Merritt, Medical Tribune, June 5, 1997;6/Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 1997;151:367-370. In 20 individuals between 7 and 28 years of age who had exercise-induced asthma, half took 2,000 mg of vitamin C per day while the other half took a […] More

  • ASTHMA AND SELENIUM

    Study: ASTHMA AND SELENIUM „Selenium Status is Decreased in Patients With Intrinsic Asthma“ Kadrabova, Jana, et al, Biological Trace Element Research, 1996;52: 241-248. This study evaluated selenium in the plasma and erythrocytes, and erythrocyte glutathione peroxidase activity, in 22 intrinsic asthma patients compared to 33 controls. Selenium concentrations in the plasma and erythrocytes, and glutathione […] More