Every year, between 5 percent and 20 percent of the U.S. population contracts the influenza virus, tens of thousands are hospitalized, and thousands die from flu-related illness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Therefore, it’s critically important to recognize the first symptoms of flu—and seek medical attention quickly. Waiting for
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Which would you rather have—a head cold, or a chest cold? Pick your poison, right? A head cold can take you out of play for a few days, thanks to all the typical symptoms—sinus congestion, clogged ears, watery eyes, a runny nose, chapped skin on your face from all the
Uh-oh… you’re feeling those dreaded signs of a flu bug. Some of us, upon feeling that tickle deep in the throat, will opt for flu treatments involving a prescription for the anti-viral med Tamiflu, but is it really worth it? And is it really more effective than home flu remedies?
If you had the flu vaccine this year, you may be expecting to get through flu season with just the odd sniffle here and there. But that might not be the case. In December, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that flu activity had increased sharply in
Autumn is here, and so is influenza—better known as the flu, a nasty viral infection that strikes millions every year, both in the winter and spring. If you have full-blown flu, you will likely feel very unwell and may be confined to bed for a day or three. And you
Don’t overlook the multitude of outstanding NAC benefits you can gain by supplementing with this remarkable natural compound—particularly if you have any type of chronic lung, respiratory, mood or brain-related condition.
These two herbal supplements have been vigorously promoted as natural antiviral agents effective against colds and flu, including the pandemic H1N1 virus. But what do the scientific studies show?
Are you interested in trying a more natural approach to treating symptoms of the flu? Naturopathy treatment can be of great help—naturopathic doctors have several specific tried-and-true traditional natural remedies they can recommend for flu treatment.
First aid kit contents usually include ibuprofen, antibiotic creams, or other medications. But, have you ever considered making a first aid kit using “natural” remedies? We’ve found great ideas on how to make your own natural first aid kit.