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Cold And Flu: When To Ignore It And When To See The Doctor?

See a doc if you have high fever or a stubborn flu. Both cold and flu come with fever and aches (severe for flu), but utter exhaustion occurs in flu. Not all coughing, sneezing, fever, runny nose, croup, or congestion indicate flu or cold. Confirm with an urgent care. Kids can go to school with irregular, mild cough or fever below 101. It's your call if there's congestion but little green or yellow discharge from the nose.

Magical Ginger Drinks To Treat Everyday Ailments

Ginger - 'The Wonder Spice' is considered as a universal cure for a host of ailments. With it's high levels of all the essential...

How My Family Is Staying Healthy This Season

Eat healthy to detox your body and strengthen your immune system. Cut down on carbs from carbonated drinks and processed foods, to keep inflammation at bay. Flush out toxins by drinking plenty of water. Add lime or infuse with oranges or cucumber. Exercise, swim, walk, or indulge in fitness activities. Leave shoes outside to avoid disease spreading germs in your home.
How To Get Through Flu Season Unscathed

How To Get Through Flu Season Unscathed

Build immunity through regular exercise, proper hydration and a balanced nutritious diet, and avoid using antibacterial soaps. If you do catch it, skip exercise routines for a while, sleep and rest more, eat easy-to-digest foods like fruit juices and get a vitamin C IV. Herbal treatments like Goldenseal and Echinacea are powerful in curbing aggravated symptoms of flu.
Winter Allergies

What Does Ayurveda Recommend For Winter Allergies?

Ayurveda strongly believes that immunity is directly related to digestion. Reduce food intake to improve digestive strength and immunity to help body fight viral infections better. Avoid heavy-to-digest foods. Include spices like ginger, turmeric, black pepper, cinnamon in your diet. Drink warm water and sip Tulsi or ginger herbal teas. Avoid any form of exercise.
benefits of honey and garlic

Benefits of Honey And Garlic: Powerful Health Combo

Chop 1 whole garlic and then pound it in a mortar until it becomes transparent. Mix it with honey and store it in a jar. It contains vitamins including niacin, riboflavin, B6, amino acids and minerals like copper, calcium, iron, magnesium, sodium and zinc. Use 1/2 a tsp a day to boost immunity and treat cold, cough and flu. It’s also a natural antioxidant.
Prevent & Fight Common Cold & Flu Naturally

Prevent And Fight Common Cold And Flu Naturally

Drink water equal to 2/3rd your body weight in ounces daily. Practice Hydrotherapy to relieve congestion, reduce fever, increase white blood cells and enhance sleep. For warming sock treatment, soak feet in hot water for 10-15 mins, dry feet, soak cotton socks in cold water and wring out, put these on, cover with thick wool socks, go to bed and leave it on overnight.
Ayurvedic Remedies For Cold And Flu

Ayurvedic Remedies To Treat Cold And Flu Naturally

How does the change in seasons affect your health? For many of us, our body's brilliant ability to detect changes in the climate can...

Swine Flu [H1N1]: Symptoms and Preventive Measures

One of the deadliest viruses – Swine Flu also called by the formula H1N1 has been creating staggering headlines off late. Due to the...
7 Myths About Pregnancy Busted !!

7 Myths About Pregnancy Busted !!

Pregnancy is an amazing process. However, as a first time mom-to-be, I can testify that pregnancy can also be a nerve-wracking experience. Thanks to...

The All Natural Prescription For Fighting Colds & Flu.

Being aware of Seasonal Changes: Just as the seasons change, cold and flu season begins. Rapid changes in air pressure, temperatures and sun exposure all...

Herbal Secrets To Stay Healthy During Cold & Flu Season.

Did You Know…? There is a variety of herbs, supplements, and food remedies that have been used for centuries to prevent colds and flu, reduce...
Influenza - Spreading the Pain.

Influenza – Spreading the Pain.

  You might not know but influenza is highly contagious. You are a walking talking petri-dish of germs. Even more interesting, you are contagious starting the day...
Natural Alternatives To Avoid Painful Flu Shots.

Natural Alternatives To Avoid Painful Flu Shots.

You don’t need a flu shot to protect yourself this year. Use natural immune boosters to stay strong and healthy through the fall and...
Honey - The Perfect Antibiotic Capable of Solving The Problem of Antibiotic Resistance

Honey – The Perfect Antibiotic Capable of Solving The Problem of Antibiotic Resistance

Honey, one of the most incredible non-perishable foods that can kill almost every type of bacteria. It could also be one sweet solution to...