Articles by Axel F. Sigurdsson MD

Bad Breath

Dangerous Breath (Halitosis) – 13 Questions and Solutions About Dangerous Breath

Bad breath, also called halitosis, is a widespread condition that can affect people of any age. Indeed, about 30% of people may have bad breath. It has been reported that Americans spend up to 3 billion dollars a year on gum, mints and breath fresheners, in most cases in order to improve their breath (1). […]

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Acute Bronchitis

22 Necessary Causes of Acute and Persistent Cough

Coughing is a reflex action where the air is rapidly expelled from the lungs to clear excessive secretions, fluids, or foreign material from the airway. Therefore, cough is an important respiratory defense mechanism. However, coughing may also be a symptom of an underlying disease. Apart from the discomfort of coughing itself, excessive coughing can cause multisystem problems. For […]

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Lyme Illness – 15 Questions and Solutions About Causes, Signs, Prevention, and Therapy

In the early fall of 1975, two mothers from Old Lyme, Connecticut, desperately sought medical help because of a mysterious outbreak of a strange, unexplainable disease.  Both children and adults were affected, and arthritis appeared to be the most prominent symptom. It was soon discovered that many patients also reported a skin lesion with an […]

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