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Top Treatments for Sinus Infections

…asthma 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 product…

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The Causes of Chronic Cough

…it’s your turn: Have you suffered from a chronic cough? You May Also Be Interested In * What (NOT) to Do for Colds and Coughs * Should You Get a Flu Shot?

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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 attack…

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10 Reasons to Incorporate Green Tea Into Your Daily Routine

…immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from attaching to healthy immune system cells. And Japanese researchers discovered that 3–5 cups of green tea per day reduced flu by 46 percent. * Fight off bacteria. Other Japanese studies have found that extracts of green tea can prevent the growth of many bacteria that cause…

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Questioning the Effectiveness of Tamiflu

Even though this year’s flu season is rapidly drawing to a close, I want to share some recent developments regarding popular antiviral medications. That way you are prepared when the next round of flu begins. Year after year, Tamiflu continues to be a goldmine for the pharmaceutical company Roche…

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Do You Really Need That Antibiotic? Probably Not

Did you know that antibiotics are completely ineffective for colds, bronchitis (chest cold), flu, and most sore throats? Or that our rampant overuse of antibiotics has led to an unbelievably dangerous rise in “superbugs” or drug-resistant bacteria—to the tune of 2 million infections and 25,000…

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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 daily…

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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, break open…

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Do Vaccines Cause Autism in Children?

…past 25 years, the number of vaccinations forced upon our children has virtually exploded, and for what reason? Are measles, mumps, chicken pox or flu really that dangerous? In my opinion, irrevocable harm or death caused by the vaccinations for children is far worse than the diseases we vaccinate against…

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The Benefits of Vitamin D Supplements

…nearly 10 years. This critical nutrient helps to protect against cancer, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, depression, dementia, falls and fractures, flu and more. Plus, taking adequate Vitamin D supplements can lower your risk for 17 different kinds of cancer—and can lengthen your life. But to get these…

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Hope for Hepatitis C

…ribavirin, an oral antiviral. This duo makes for a rough treatment course. Interferon causes substantial problems that include, but are not limited to: flu-like symptoms, insomnia, thinning hair, muscle and joint pain, fatigue, and psychiatric problems, i.e. anxiety, depression, and intense irritability…

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The Benefits of Zinc: Essential for Optimal Health

…Infections are known to deplete the body’s stores of this mineral, which may explain why our sense of smell is sometimes impaired after a cold or flu. Note that zinc nasal sprays are not recommended; though they have been shown to reduce cold severity, the spray formulations have also been linked with…

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6 Effective, Natural Home Remedies

…reduction in systolic blood pressure. * Ginger for Nausea: For a natural nausea cure, try ginger—it eases queasiness caused by everything from stomach flu and seasickness to morning sickness and chemotherapy. To make ginger tea, simply slice a two-inch piece of fresh ginger, add to four cups of water, bring…

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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 obesity…

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