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Note to Parents: Most ‘Home Remedies’ for Children’s Colds Don’t Work
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Note to Parents: Most ‘Home Remedies’ for Children’s Colds Don’t Work

Vitamin C tablets or regular hand-washing? And is echinacea a better cold treatment than a tall glass of water? Your answer matters. More than half of parents may be using non-evidence–based methods of helping prevent or treat their children’s colds, a new survey from the University of Michigan suggests. Those methods included vitamin C supplements, echinacea, supplements marketed as “immune system boosters,” and zinc, among others, according to the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health shows. What Parents Are Doing Right Colds are viruses, so the main way to prevent them is to prevent kids from coming into direct contact with the virus. That means staying away from mucus droplets spread through the air from someone coughing or sneezing, or f...
Home Remedies To Ease A Hangover
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Home Remedies To Ease A Hangover

A hangover can leave someone with fatigue, nausea, and muscle aches. People swear by certain hangover cures, but do home remedies really help? Home hangover cures aim to treat these symptoms. There is no specific food, drink, or magic pill to cure a hangover, though certain remedies can ease the symptoms in some people. 1. Medication 2. Drinking plenty of water 3. Eating breakfast 4. Antioxidants 5. Drinking coffee or tea Some people may even have a genetic disposition for worse hangovers than others. Scientists have to rely on people's self-reported hangover symptoms, which may vary between people and depend on day-to-day factors, and these are very difficult to control scientifically. The lack of research has left room for a wide range of myths to develop the best ways...
3 Best Home Remedies for Cholera
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3 Best Home Remedies for Cholera

Cholera is a deadly disease caused by Vibrio cholerae bacterium. The disease cause demise in a less span and has claimed lives of many for the reason being, lacking knowledge about it. However, this should not deter you from seeking medication. It is just the article is schooling you about home treatments that can be employed and nothing else. Here are some home remedies for cholera infection; Homemade ORS Homemade ORS is effective in curing cholera. Homemade ORS can be made at home. Alternatively, you can go for ORS supplements in chemist accredited by the health organization. Probiotic yogurt Probiotic yogurt is highly endowed with healthy bacteria which combat the bacterium, boosts digestion and immune system. Ginger Ginger is a herb that has been widely used to ...
Antibiotics or Home Remedies: What’s best?
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Antibiotics or Home Remedies: What’s best?

For parents, it can be hard to tell whether your child's illness requires antibiotics or if there are other ways to effectively treat his or her symptoms. "Children's ear infections usually improve within two to three days, especially for kids who are 2 years or older. If your child's health does not improve within a few days, it would be wise to take them in to see their provider," says Tiffany Casper, D.O., a Mayo Clinic Health System family physician. Dr. Casper recommends antibiotics for an ear infection if: • Your child is 6 months old or younger. • Your child is between 6 months and 2 years old and has moderate to severe pain. • Your child is 2 years old or older and experiencing severe symptoms. Ice cream, frozen fruit pops or cold beverages may soothe a sore throat. O...
Stressed? Anxious? Try these home remedies
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Stressed? Anxious? Try these home remedies

Stress is something that just about everyone knows well and experiences often. It’s that feeling of pressure, typically a result of too much to do and too little time to do it in. Anxiety is a tense feeling that often accompanies stress. It’s typically directed toward the future — toward something that may happen soon. Some anxiety can motivate you or help you respond to danger. However, if you have ongoing anxiety that interferes with daily activities and makes it hard to enjoy life, then anxiety can be a problem. Lifestyle, Home Remedies Keep physically active. Develop a routine so you’re physically active most days of the week. Exercise is a powerful stress reducer. It may improve your mood and help you stay healthy. Start out slowly and gradually increase the amount and inte...
6 Brilliant Home Remedies for a Throat Infection
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6 Brilliant Home Remedies for a Throat Infection

A pesky throat infection is hard to handle. The irritation and itchiness can make it difficult for you to concentrate on your daily chores. Not to forget, the terrible pain that may accompany in severe conditions. A lot of kitchen ingredients are known for their powerful antibacterial and antiviral properties and can help fight infections. They can also help in boosting your immunity and making you stronger from within. What causes a throat infection? It could be tonsillitis, cold or a strep throat. It is usually one of the first effects of cold, flu or congestion. A throat infection is basically caused by some virus or bacteria. It may be an effect of some other ailment that you are suffering with or may be attacked by the pollutants or irritants in the air or some kind of allergies...
Home Remedies To Ease Stress, Relieve Anxiety
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Home Remedies To Ease Stress, Relieve Anxiety

Stress is something that just about everyone knows well and experiences often. It’s that feeling of pressure, typically a result of too much to do and too little time to do it in. In a busy life, stress is almost unavoidable. Anxiety is a tense feeling that often accompanies stress. It’s typically directed toward the future — toward something that may happen soon. Some Anxiety can motivate you or help yo respond to danger. However, if you have ongoing anxiety that interferes with daily activities and makes it hard to enjoy life, then anxiety can be a problem. Lifestyle and home remedies: Keep physically active. Develop a routine so that you’re physically active most days of the week. Exercise is a powerful stress reducer. It may improve your mood and help you stay healthy. Start o...
Inguinal Hernia Recovery: Treatment, Prevention, and Home Remedies
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Inguinal Hernia Recovery: Treatment, Prevention, and Home Remedies

Inguinal hernias develop when the tissues of the abdomen bulge through a weaker part of the lower abdominal wall. There are two types of inguinal hernias: indirect and direct. Indirect inguinal hernias are caused by a defect in the abdominal wall that is present at birth. On the other hand, direct hernias develop over time and are a result of muscle weakness in the lower abdomen—they are most prominent in males. If not treated, inguinal hernias can lead to complications. One of them is incarceration, which develops fat or part of the small intestine gets stuck in the groin or scrotum and cannot get back to the abdomen. Another complication is strangulation, which occurs when the incarcerated hernia is not treated. The blood supply to the small intestine is lost and that section of th...
Home Remedies: Fighting the flu
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Home Remedies: Fighting the flu

Initially, the flu may seem like a common cold with a runny nose, sneezing, and sore throat. But colds usually develop slowly, whereas the flu tends to come on suddenly. And although a cold can be a nuisance, you usually feel much worse with the flu. Symptoms Initially, the flu may seem like a common cold with a runny nose, sneezing, and sore throat. But colds usually develop slowly, whereas the flu tends to come on suddenly. And although a cold can be a nuisance, you usually feel much worse with the flu. If you do come down with the flu, these measures may help ease your symptoms: 1. Drink plenty of liquids. Choose water, juice and warm soups to prevent dehydration. Drink enough so that your urine is clear or pale yellow. 2. Rest. Get more sleep to help your immune system f...