Chamomile tea had every few hours will ease the pain and reduce inflammation. Sage is beneficial in treating throat pains by reducing inflammations and protects the membranes of the mouth and throat, while garlic is a natural antibiotic helpful in speedy recovery and removal of bacteria in case of sore throat caused by flue or bacterial infection. Beside the above alternatives, one should take proper rest; drink extra fluids and gargle twice or thrice a day with warm salt water.
Strep throat is a contagious infection of the pharynx (throat)… Continue reading
Sinusitis refers to inflammation of the sinus passage and over secretion of mucus by the membrane lining the nose and throat. It is often followed by a common cold, influenza and other general infections.
Excessive or constant sneezing, running nose, blockage of one or both nostrils, headaches and pressure around the head, eyes and face, fever, lack of appetite and difficulty in breathing are symptoms of sinusitis.
Try some of these home remedies for sinuses –
– A tsp of black cumin seeds tied in a thin cotton cloth provides… Continue reading
Flu symptoms are easy to detect though they may appear few days later. Flu spreads at the slightest contact and before you feel the symptoms on yourself, you might have passed it to others. Symptoms include – body aches, chills, dry cough, fever, headache, sore throat and stuffy nose.
To prevent the flu bug, keep in mind the following –
-Get a flu shot / vaccine.
-If there is flu epidemic in air, avoid crowded places like cinema halls, theatres, shopping centers,… Continue reading