How to Treat Asthma the Harvard Recommended Way!

Harvard medical advise for treating asthma

We’re dedicated to exploring how to treat asthma at home, so of course we’re interested in the what the medical community has to say. We’ve read just about every asthma book out there, including this helpful The Harvard Medical School Guide to Taking Control of Asthma. The authors do a good job explaining asthma and … Read more

Unblock Your Nose without Nasal Spray


If you’re sick of irritated nasal passages, then you’re probably wondering if there is a stuffy nose remedy, preferably one that doesn’t involve medicine.  As someone with lifelong asthma and allergies I’m happy to report that yes! It is possible to unblock your stuffy nose without nasal spray! 2021 Update: This post was written some … Read more

Top 5 Reasons to Try Buteyko

Happy face, happy breathing

The word ‘life-changing’ is often overused, but when it comes to Buteyko, we mean it. The Buteyko method really did change our lives. We noticed changes in my husband’s asthma within days of starting to practice. Buteyko helped him realize that he had some control over his symptoms, and that it is possible to treat … Read more

Are You Hyperventilating (Without Even Knowing It)?

Air bubbles used to represent the buteyko method

The Buteyko method is one of our favorite home remedies for asthma, because it’s relatively simple and worked so well for me. It has re-framed how we view my asthma, and how we treat it.  We’ve had such great success with the Buteyko method, because we trust its central tenant – that asthma is caused … Read more