Colds

Bitter Remedy Brings Sweet Relief

…has quickly become one of their hottest-selling cold remedies. Its popularity has undoubtedly been fueled by modern research. During the past few years, researchers have shown that Andrographis is effective, not only in treating the symptoms of colds and flu, but also in providing a non-toxic method…

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The Link Between Cold Weather and Joint Pain

If you haven’t noticed that we’re deep into the winter season, perhaps your joints have. While not much research exists stating that cold weather causes arthritis flare-ups, it certainly seems like arthritis does get worse the colder it gets. Why is that? Well, with colder weather, your tissues…

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How to Stay Healthy During Holiday Travel

…traveling. For added insurance, you can also help prevent colds and flu with good hygiene habits and supplementing with immune-boosting nutrients. Safe (and healthy) travels, everyone! You May Also Be Interested In * Natural Treatments for Cold and Flu * Why You Should Not Get a Flu Shot

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Fight the Flu With Licorice Root

…only a few weeks. Do not use if you have high blood pressure or are pregnant. You May Also Be Interested In: * Natural cold and flu treatments * Nutrients that help prevent colds and flu

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Fight the Flu with Vitamin D

…some reason, the mainstream media continue to ignore research showing the astounding success of using vitamin D supplementation to prevent flu and colds in the first place. Instead, they have focused their reports on vaccines and the pharmaceutical industry’s efforts at developing silver-bullet antiviral…

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How To Measure Hypothyroid Activity

…temperatures increase metabolism and circulation, which in turn enable your body’s defenses to fight off pathogenic bacteria and viruses such as colds, flu, and other infections. A lower-than-normal body temperature suppresses the immune system. In these cases, herbs such as echinacea that augment…

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Alleviate Allergies Naturally

…wreak havoc with allergy sufferers. If allergies are a problem for you, here are a couple of quick tips that might help: Vitamin C: Good for More Than Colds Start by loading up with at least two grams of vitamin C daily. This dose has been shown indirectly to reduce blood histamine levels as much as 38 percent…

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Probiotic Benefits to Boost Immune System Health

…ensure that the various bacteria reach the appropriate part of your digestive tract. You May Also Be Interested In: * Nutrients that help prevent colds and flu * How probiotics benefit digestive health * What to look for in a probiotic supplement

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The Benefits of Oral Probiotics

…cavity for the probiotics to colonize and flourish. Individuals with higher oral levels of the bacteria S. salivarius seem to never be bothered with colds or other respiratory infections. As we age, levels of this beneficial bacteria decline. It is important to supplement with oral probiotics, especially…

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Could Castor Oil Cure Everything?

…range of health problems: acne, constipation, bursitis, sprains, strains, and toenail fungus, to name a few. It is also one of the best ways to treat cold or flu symptoms. I’ll be the first to admit that taking castor oil isn’t exactly mouth-watering (at least in a good way). Fortunately, you can realize…

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The Hidden Dangers in Your Toothpaste

Want to avoid cold sore outbreaks, and potentially cancer as well? Then check your toothpaste. One of the main ingredients in most commercial toothpaste is sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS), used as a foaming agent in toothpastes, shampoos, and other soaps. I’ve noticed that using toothpaste containing…

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Ease Angina With Padma

…such as exertion or increased activity. It’s worse when the exertion occurs immediately following a meal or during cold weather. In fact, just walking from a warm room into a cold wind can trigger it, as can stressful or frightening dreams. It usually lasts only a few minutes and tends to subside…

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Four Simple Cures From One Australian Oil

…Remarkable antiseptic properties make tea tree oil good for any type of cut, abrasion, rash, or lesion. It can also cure boils, bug bites, nail fungus, cold sores, and blisters. * Diluted with water (1–2 drops per ounce), it makes an effective facial cleanser or mouthwash. * Australian researchers concluded…

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A Healthy Summer Dessert: Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

…Strawberry Frozen Yogurt (Serves 4) * ½cup cold water * ¼ cup honey * 6 Tbsp. nonfat, dry milk * ¼ cup lukewarm water * 2 cups plain, nonfat yogurt * 1 cup fresh or frozen, sliced strawberries (approximately ½ lb) In a small saucepan, mix honey in cold water until it is dissolved. Mix nonfat, dry…

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How to Fix a Hiatal Hernia Naturally

…morning exercise: * Drink a glass of room temperature or slightly warm water when you get out of bed in the morning. (Skip the coffee, tea, juice, and cold water—just drink warm water.) * While standing, bring your arms straight out from your sides and bend your elbows so your hands are touching your…

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How to Lower Your Cortisol

…found to be highly effective in lowering cortisol levels. * Vitamin C may be one of the best supplements out there. Known best for fighting the common cold, vitamin C has also been understood for years as a highly effective stress management supplement. * B Complex vitamins are often recommended by psychiatrists…

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