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Marc Rubin, RPh Asthma Educator

I have worked directly with patients as well as caregivers for over 30 years. Have made presentations throughout Illinois educating school nurses as well as the teaching and coaching staff of public schools about asthma, and how they should respond to these students needs. Presented a public education program on asthma through the US Department of Public Health. Specialize in helping guide asthmatic patients to take control of their disease in order to live a near-normal, fully active life.

Peter Melamed, PhD

I can answer questions regarding life-style, diet,exersises, non-drug, alternative treatment of the patients with asthma, chronic bronchitis, chronic pneumonia.Bronchospasm is symptom of many respiratory disorders. Non-drug treatments such as acupuncture, herbal medicine, nutritional supplementation, lung massage, cupping, diet, colonhydrotherapy have a long history to help people with asthma.

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2017-01-15 Inhaler:

Dear, May!    Albuterol is an alpha blocker drug that influences in the autonomic nervous system and reduces bronchial spasms.  These types of the medications were developed in the England in 50s. At that

2017-01-15 Inhaler Overdose:

Hi May,      Overdosage of albuterol can cause elevated blood pressure, rapid heart rate, and potential abnormal heart rhythms.     Can you be more specific on the 3 inhalers? And exactly how they are

2016-12-05 asthma/estrogen:

Dear, Leslie!    You wrote, "i'd love to have a non-pill/nebulizer solution to get through these times."    I treated persons with severe asthma attacks as an MD in the ICU many years. I have done it as

2016-11-20 Red Blood Cells:

Dear, Gloria!    High red blood cell count and low white blood cells count can be your body’s compensation mechanism on the low oxygen blood level. We also cannot rule out the side effect of the medications

2016-11-17 Red Blood Cells:

Dear, Gloria!    Your question “Should I be concerned.?” about “PFT of 45 percent” and “permanent Lung Damage.”  has only one answer “Yes, indeed.”     I do not know your age, lifestyle, medical history

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