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Sinus infection home remedies

Sinus infection home remedies

Sinus Infection Home Remedies Sinus infection, also called acute sinusitis, causes inflammation and swelling around the cavities in your nasal passages. This hinders nasal drainage, causing mucus to build up. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 29.8 million adults were diagnosed with sinusitis in 2010. […]

by October 18, 2019
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This mineral can significantly increase your recovery from the common cold

This mineral can significantly increase your recovery from the common cold, according to the latest research from the University of Helsinski. According to an analysis of three randomized controlled trials, zinc acetate lozenges may speed up the recovery from a common cold by up to three-fold. On the fifth day […]

by October 14, 2019
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Cold or hot: Does water temperature matter for handwashing?

The flu season is upon us and handwashing remains one of the most preventive thing to do to kill germs. Cold or hot: Does water temperature matter for handwashing? Washing your hands is one of the most important steps you can take to preventing infections and reducing the spread of […]

by October 13, 2019
Does chicken soup really fight colds and flu?

Does chicken soup really fight colds and flu?

When you think of cold and flu killing remedies, what is the first thing you think of? Most people think: chicken soup. It is warming and soothing and full of nutrition when prepared right. But does chicken soup really fight colds and flu? Or is it all a myth? We […]

by October 12, 2019
Cayenne cold and flu buster tea

Cayenne cold and flu buster tea

This cayenne cold and flu buster tea recipe calls for spices you already have in your kitchen. Homemade remedies are often the best and most effective ones. This cayenne cold and flu buster tea is packed with healing ingredients such as chamomile, cayenne pepper, turmeric, and honey. Let’s take a […]

by October 11, 2019
5 ways to avoid the flu effectively

5 ways to avoid the flu effectively

The weather is becoming colder now, and the flu season is upon us. Many people opt for the flu shot to try and prevent the flu. However, vaccines are controversial and a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed that vaccine effectiveness went down last season. Boosting […]

by October 10, 2019
Flu-killing garlic onion soup

Flu-killing garlic onion soup

Soup, like smoothies and juices are a great way of combining multiple healthy ingredients into one. This makes soups a very convenient food, and keeps the health benefits alive and potent. This flu-killing garlic onion soup is perfect for the colder weather, which is when the flu is most common. […]

by October 8, 2019
What happens when you quit smoking?

What happens when you quit smoking?

We have all heard before how detrimental smoking is to our health. Years of research have shown that cigarettes are one of the most dangerous products that humans consume, if not the most dangerous. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports that every year, an estimated 443,000 people die […]

by October 7, 2019