Women's History Month is a perfect time to reflect on our mothers, sisters, daughters, wives, and all the other important women in our lives – past and present – who have been impacted by heart disease — the No. 1 killer of women. Sadly, almost half of America's women are unaware of their risk. As a result, they are less likely to receive the recommended care to treat or prevent this deadly disease. We must change that.
So what do asthma and allergies have to do with your digestive health? Approximately 80% of your immune system is found in your intestinal tract. When your body is functioning optimally, your intestines support your health in a few ways. Often times symptoms such as wheezing, coughing, tightness of the chest, runny nose, sneezing, and itchy eyes are symptoms that indicate that the mucosal membranes of your respiratory tract, intestinal tract and nasal passages are irritated and inflamed.