Millions of Americans get a cold or the flu each year. But you can combat both with your juicer.
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Making elderberry syrup at home is a highly effective and inexpensive way to protect yourself against the flu this season. Elderberry has been used for centuries to treat influenza, colds and sinusitis, and has been reported to have potent antiviral activity against influenza and even herpes simplex.
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.
So, It turns out that men may actually feel viral diseases in a different ways women do. Researchers at Royal Holloway University have discovered that certain viral infections have evolved to be more virulent in men. So, the vegan way to fight the man flu is through the use of foods with antiviral properties.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
Researchers say that larger doses of vitamin C may be associated with a greater decrease in the duration of the common cold.
A toxic body is not healthy. It is a body ridden with symptoms, colds, migraines, excess fat and disease. There are three signs that indicate your body is toxic and the best ways to improve health.
A large global study has shown that colds and flu can be prevented with vitamin D.
Can Getting Your Daily Sunshine Keep the Flu Away? Here is Why Vitamin D Supplements Are a Must This Winter
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.
Doctors Are Urgently Stressing The Importance of Flu Protection This Cold Season: Here's How to Protect Yourself
Even though it's February and spring is around the corner, you should really protect yourself and your children from the cold and flu. Here's why
It's winter and it's normal to have frequent stuffy noses. But if you often have nasal congestion year-round, maybe it's more than just allergies or frequent colds. Here are a few things you should consider.
Seasonal influenza viruses can be detected year-round in the US, but they are most common during the fall and winter. Obviously you should take care in public to prevent contracting the virus, but you should also be aware of some of the most germy spots in your own home as well.
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.
So, you’ve caught a bug and it seems to have taken hold and doesn’t want to let go. What do you do? There are many things most people don’t think of when they are sick and simply don’t want to do, but even something as simple as drinking more water not only helps with symptoms, but may also help prevent an infection.
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.
Results of a new study of the antiviral drug Tamiflu (oseltamivir) says adults can expect to get symptom relief faster and have a reduced risk of respiratory infections than if they took a placebo. However, several factors should be considered before individuals decide if it is worth taking Tamiflu.
Your mother was probably right when she said you could catch the common cold if you went outside without your coat and mittens in the cold weather. But did she know it might be good to fight the common cold with a warm nose?
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.