Mucus

Natural Treatments for COPD

…symptom of COPD is increased mucus secretion. In healthy people, mucus is constantly being produced but is cleared from the lungs by the action of tiny hair-like cilia that line the airways. The cilia beat rhythmically, creating vibrations that liquefy and move mucus up the trachea and throat, where…

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10 Natural Home Remedies That Cost Just Pennies

…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 an aloe vera leaf and dab the gel directly on the affected…

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Top Treatments for Sinus Infections

…Sinupret normalizes mucus secretion and viscosity. It thins the mucus that clogs up the sinuses and lungs and allows it to properly drain, which is why it’s so good at clearing up congestion, a common symptom of sinus infections. Conversely, because it promotes normal mucus flow, it also…

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Reader Remedies for Colds and Flu

…family comes down with the flu, a cold, or a sore throat, my wife Connie sprinkles cayenne pepper in chicken soup. The warm liquid helps thin mucus, provide nutrition, and combat inflammation; and the spicy pepper clears sinuses and eases congestion. Cold and Flu Remedy #2: Stop Colds With Vitamins…

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Boost Nitric Oxide Levels to Improve Health

…cancer cells. In the gastrointestinal tract, it relaxes smooth muscle cells and helps regulate intestinal peristalsis and the secretion of mucus and gastric acid. Nitric oxide is also involved in insulin signaling, bone remodeling, respiratory function, ATP (energy) utilization, and mitochondrial…

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Reap the Benefits of Glutathione

…natural derivative of cysteine is so effective that it’s used in emergency rooms to treat acetaminophen (Tylenol) poisoning and to thin mucus in the lungs. (NAC is also effective for allergies, memory loss, and Parkinson’s disease.) Alpha lipoic acid also ramps up glutathione synthesis…

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Health Benefits of Spicy Foods

…keep a jar of cayenne pepper in the house. My wife Connie sprinkles it in chicken soup to boost the immune system, open up sinuses, and thin mucus when someone in the family has a cold. In addition, I dab it on when I cut myself shaving. It burns like the dickens, but the bleeding stops immediately.…

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