Colds And Flu

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10 Natural Home Remedies That Cost Just Pennies

…teaspoon powdered ginger. For motion sickness, take three or four hours before travel. Natural Home Remedy #4 Chicken soup actually improves cold and flu symptoms. It has anti-inflammatory properties and improves mucus flow. Natural Home Remedy #5 For relief from a burn, insect bite or sunburn,…

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Try ‘Natural Nyquil’ This Cold and Flu Season

…with meals, especially during cold and flu season. High doses of Vitamin C can cause loose stools, so build up to higher doses gradually. * Zinc. Finnish researchers recently analyzed all of the placebo-controlled trials examining the effects of zinc supplements on colds and found that in the trials…

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Three Healing Oils to Add to Your Arsenal

…for these products in health food stores and drugstores or order at olbas.com. Use as directed. Healing Oil #2: Oregano Is Also Effective for Colds, Flu, and Other Illnesses You probably use oregano to season your favorite Italian recipes, but this herb has been extolled for its germ-fighting…

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Use Light Therapy for SAD

…minutes a few times a week is sufficient. Now it’s your turn: Have you used any other SAD treatments to help boost your mood during the winter? You May Also Be Interested in * How to Stick With an Exercise Program * Give “Natural NyQuil®” a Try This Cold and Flu Season

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Flu Vaccines Are Even Less Effective Than Previously Thought

…immune system. At the first sign of a cold or flu, increase this to 4,000–5,000 mg a day. * Echinacea is perhaps the most widely used herbal remedy in Europe for the flu and colds. The suggested dose is two capsules, two to four times daily during flu season. * Good health begins in your gut,…

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Top Treatments for Sinus Infections

…and allergies, are exacerbated by inflammation. Sinupret simply tones it down. Finally, Sinupret has antiviral effects that inhibit the spread of flu- and cold-causing viruses. And it has immunomodulating effects, meaning it gives the immune system a boost. All in all, this makes for one powerful…

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Homeopathic Remedies: Do They Work?

…you’ll find that there are dozens of remedies for colds alone. That’s because there are so many types of colds. If, for example, your face is flushed and your skin is hot and dry, Belladonna is indicated. If your cold makes you sluggish, chilly, and headachy, you’re likely…

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Effectiveness of Flu Vaccines Questioned

…Antibiotics are an even less effective option. Most colds and flus are caused by viruses rather than bacteria, so antibiotics simply won’t work. I’m not suggesting that you suffer in silence. There are a number of natural cold and flu remedies that have been shown to help relieve…

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Ward Off Winter's Assaults With Vitamin D

…Make sure your blood level of vitamin D is in the optimal range. You may not realize what a toll the dark days of winter levy on our health. Cold and flu season arrives. Depression rates soar. Aches and pains, as well as autoimmune disorders, tend to flare up. Fracture incidence increases. Heart…

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Questioning the Effectiveness of Tamiflu

…Try oregano oil, 450 mg one to three times per day at the first sign of infection. Now it’s your turn: What natural methods do you use to treat the flu? You May Also Be Interested In: * Try “Natural Nyquil” This Cold and Flu Season * Do You Really Need That Antibiotic? Probably Not

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6 Surprising Benefits of Vitamin D

You are likely familiar with some of the benefits of vitamin D, including its ability to help prevent osteoporosis and colds and flu. But here are six other ways optimal levels of vitamin D can help improve or support your health, and why supplementing with vitamin D is so important. * Abdominal…

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Little-Known Health Benefits of Probiotics

…in Bifidobacteria, which inhibit pathogenic microbes. This increases susceptibility to colds, flu and infections. Probiotics can help restore it. In one study, 475 healthy men and women who did not get flu shots received either a vitamin/mineral combined with a probiotic supplement or a placebo…

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The Benefits of Zinc: Essential for Optimal Health

…that cold duration and severity were reduced if zinc was taken within the first 24 hours of symptom onset. What’s more, the same review found that daily, 10–15 mg doses of zinc taken for five months or longer actually helped prevent colds in children. At the first sign of a cold, I…

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