Flu Prevention

6 Effective, Natural Home Remedies

…Or you can make tea by steeping 1–2 teaspoons of fennel seeds per cup of boiling water. Now it’s your turn: Have you found natural home remedies that work for you? You May Also Be Interested in * 10 Easy Prevention Tips that Can Keep You Healthy * Four Ways to Prevent Migraines

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Effectiveness of Flu Vaccines Questioned

…of six months to be vaccinated. It’s ridiculous. How to Prevent the Flu Since you can’t count on the effectiveness of flu vaccines—especially, this year—what can you do to protect yourself and prevent the flu? Start with the obvious. Wash your hands regularly. Stay away from…

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Try ‘Natural Nyquil’ This Cold and Flu Season

When it comes to cold and flu season, prevention is the best medicine. But sometimes the most diligent efforts fail and you catch a cold or flu bug anyway. The first thing most people do when they experience signs of a cold or flu is reach for over-the-counter medications. Although these meds might…

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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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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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Ward Off Winter's Assaults With Vitamin D

…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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The Benefits of Zinc: Essential for Optimal Health

…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 suggest you start taking 75 mg of zinc daily. You can get this amount through a combination of a…

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Top Treatments for Sinus Infections

…and yeast infections to deadly super-bugs. But if drugs don’t work as treatments for sinus infections, what does? Let’s start with prevention. Humming to Ward Off Sinus Infections Are you one of those people who hums as you go about your day? In addition to filling the air with song, you…

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Three Healing Oils to Add to Your Arsenal

…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 abilities…

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