You can buy over-the-counter drugs without a prescription, but they still have risks—especially if you treat yourself with more than one at a time. Read the full article for Men’s Health.
You sniffled through grade school, breathed easier in college, and now your allergies are back again with a vengeance. Here’s why, and what to do about it. Read the full article for Men’s Health.
This winter, your nagging in-laws and slob of a second cousin may not be the only visitors overstaying their welcome at your place. You could be hosting a whole houseful of festering fungi—think mold, mildew, and yeast—that surreptitiously check in to your kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, and basement. And those gross guests can worsen asthma and increase your risk of lung infections. It’s time to clear out the sporehouse. You’ll breathe a lot easier. Read the full article in Men’s Health.
Good news, needle-phobes. There may be an alternative to relieve your chronic sniffling and sneezing: allergy drops. Read the full article in Men’s Health News.
Hard exercise makes for faster and deeper breathing, meaning you take in more air—and everything in it. That exposes your body (and brain) to more toxins. Here’s how to breathe easier on your runs. Read the full article in Runner’s World.
A growing body of research suggests that airborne contaminants may impair your memory, weaken your sperm, and raise your risk of heart disease and cancer. Worse, your body has no internal smoke alarm to signal danger. So we’ve identified the biggest airborne enemies and outlined strategies to help you protect your lungs—and your life. Read the full article in Men’s Health (pdf).