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5 easy vegan recipes to fight the man flu

Aug 14 2017 - 9:26pm
5 easy vegan recipes to fight the man flu

According to the World Health Organization, these annual flu epidemics are estimated to result in about 3 to 5 million cases of severe illness. Man flu as a real condition, has been discussed, and laughed at, but polls revealed that men do suffer more and for longer periods from viral illnesses, which makes it all the more necessary to consume foods that will boost immunity. So, these 5 easy vegan recipes to fight the man flu will do just that.

Bananas Proven As Potent Defense Against Viruses

Jul 14 2017 - 9:58pm
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Ever wonder how to protect yourself and your family against the common cold or the flu? The banana could potentially be the most protective natural remedy against HIV virus and has the potential to be used as a broad-spectrum antiviral agent according to research, due to an ingredient called banana lectin, which is a sugar binding protein that renders the virus harmless. Yet most people hardly know about it.

BRAT diet: The Benefits and Risks When Treating Diarrhea

Jul 8 2017 - 2:03am
Sick child BRAT diet

"Mom, my tummy is sick." Every mom knows how those words can strike fear into the heart of even the most veteran parents. If your child has diarrhea or a stomach virus, your physician may recommend the BRAT diet until symptoms pass. Keep reading to learn more about this diet, why it works, what risks can be associated with its use, and other food alternatives that may also be beneficial in helping get your child's health back on track.

7 Natural ways to treat and cure viral respiratory issues (cold and flu)

Jun 4 2017 - 11:30pm
5 Natural ways to treat and cure viral respiratory issues (cold and flu)

Going through viral respiratory issues suck, because you have to deal with malaise, fever, stuffy nose, sore throat and sometimes a constant cough that seems to hang on forever. Doctors do not prescribe antibiotics to viral respiratory issues, unless they suspect its been caused by a bacterium. But,do not panic, as there are natural ways to treat and cure viral cold and flu.

Dangers of Untreated Strep and Natural Remedies with Antimicrobial Properties

Apr 24 2017 - 12:16pm
Strep throat symptoms and home remedies

Strep throat isn’t fun and it feels like swallowing shards of broken glass, but who knew it could be so dangerous? While there are different strains of streptococcus, Strep A causes about 15% of cases of sore throat. As a child I used to get strep throat with severe pain and swelling of my tonsils followed by middle ear infections about twice a year until I was 21 and had a tonsillectomy. It was the best decision I ever made.

Can Getting Your Daily Sunshine Keep the Flu Away? Here is Why Vitamin D Supplements Are a Must This Winter

Feb 17 2017 - 3:21am
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Scientists may have found something new about vitamin D – cold protection. This is yet another reason why you should get some sun everyday. But experts recommend taking a vitamin D supplement for even better protection.

FluMist vaccine works but so do natural remedies and home treatments

Aug 17 2016 - 9:53am
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Getting the flu is not a very pleasant experience and can in fact be deadly particularly for the very young and very old. Good news is it appears the FluMist vaccine is effective in preventing the flu in spite of reports contrary to this by the CDC reports NPR. However there are also many natural remedies to help you beat the misery of the flu reports WebMD.

Can Echinacea Rival Tamiflu as Flu Treatment?

Jun 23 2015 - 3:27pm
Echinacea and Tamiflu flu treatment

Echinacea is an herb that has long been the subject of controversy concerning its healing abilities, especially involving the upper respiratory tract infections such as the common cold and the flu. Now a new comparative study published in Current Therapeutic Research suggests that Echinacea is as effective against flu viruses as oseltamivir, also known as Tamiflu.

Preventing Illness During Cold and Flu Season

Nov 10 2014 - 1:14pm
Flu and Cold with Fever

Flu season is in full swing. It hits hard and fast causing body aches, fever, cough and congestion right off the bat. If you do get the flu, there are antiviral medications available that will make you feel better faster and also prevent you from spreading it to others. But they must be given no later than 48 hours after the onset of symptoms so call your doctor right away.

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