Sore Throat

Do You Really Need That Antibiotic? Probably Not

…times when using these drugs is appropriate. One is strep throat. But only start a course of antibiotics AFTER you’ve received a positive strep test. (Again, antibiotics are useless against the viruses that cause most sore throats.) Other warranted uses of antibiotics include staph infections,…

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Benefits of Pycnogenol

…C, and 30 mg of zinc daily in divided doses had resolution after only four days. Better still, symptoms such as runny nose, nasal congestion, sore throat, sneezing, and cough were significantly reduced. That’s why I recommend keeping these supplements on hand and taking them at the first sign…

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4 Benefits of CoQ10: Beyond Heart Health

…affects an estimated 30 percent of people over the age of 65. Characterized by a lack of saliva production, it can cause difficulty swallowing, sore throat, and bad breath, as well as tooth decay and oral infections. All too often, this condition is triggered by drugs—hundreds of prescription…

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Little-Known Uses for Lemons

…of Lemons There are a plethora of health benefits of lemons. Added to hot tea or water, lemon juice helps ease the pain and inflammation of a sore throat, and its antimicrobial compounds help knock out germs. Furthermore, lemon juice is a great immune booster because of the robust levels of vitamin…

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