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4 Reasons Why You Might Get Throat Pain

Viral infections like cold and flu are the most common reason for throat pain. Besides these, throat pain can be caused by bacterial infections like strep throat and tonsillitis or bacterial infection of the tonsils, epiglottis, or uvula. Irritants like smoke, toxic air, and allergens could also be possible reasons for your throat pain. A strained vocal cord because of speaking for too long can also cause pain in your throat.

Foods To Avoid During A Cold Or Flu

Even the most descriptive adjectives cannot express the terrible, pathetic and disgusting feeling we experience when we suffer from a cold and flu. Appetite...
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Mononucleosis: Signs, Symptoms, And Its Treatment

Mononucleosis, "mono" for short, is a systemic viral infection that causes fatigue, sore throat, swollen lymph nodes, and a fever. If that sounds like every other viral infection, you're not wrong. Often called the kissing disease, mono spreads through a person's saliva and other bodily fluids. Mono usually sorts itself out on its own in a few weeks. However, watch out for secondary issues such as liver and spleen disorders. Treatment includes ample rest, hydration, and consuming foods that can help build immunity.

Remedies To Cure Herpes Naturally At Home

Herpes is a common sexually transmitted disease oft-characterized by sores or blisters around the mouth or on the genitals. All natural remedies like topical application of aloe vera gel, dried goldenseal herb powder (avoid if pregnant!), tea tree oil diluted with almond/olive oil may help. So can consuming a mix of garlic paste with honey followed by a cup of echinacea tea.

Interesting Myths About The Immune System And The Truth Behind Them

The human immune system is made up of a complex network of cells, tissues, and organs that form a team to maintain overall health and...
genital herpes vs. yeast infection

Genital Herpes Vs Yeast Infection: 4 Differences To Know

If you aren't sexually active, it's not genital herpes. Genital herpes spreads via sex with someone who has herpes. It causes blisters and sores around the genital area, sometimes along with flu-like symptoms during the first outbreak. Yeast infection by a fungus called candida causes itchiness but no sores and an odorless, cottage cheese-like vaginal discharge. Genital herpes causes a watery and smelly vaginal discharge.

5 Common Head Lice Myths

You notice your child is itching his head an abnormal amount. He seems uncomfortable and you suspect it might be head lice. You start...
Vaginal Infections: Causes, Symptoms, And Treatment

Vaginal Infections: Causes, Symptoms, And Treatment

Vaginal infections could be caused due to bacteria, fungi, parasites, or viruses. Antibiotics, poor eating habits, lack of sleep, and stress can trigger yeast infections. Pregnancy, douching, and intrauterine devices might cause bacterial infections. Sexual intercourse might pass on viral and parasitic infections. Symptoms of these infections include itching, burning, and pain during sex. Tea tree oil, garlic, yogurt, fenugreek seeds, neem, and coconut oil can relieve symptoms.

8 Best Essential Oils For Cold And Flu Treatment

Try these essential oils to boost your immunity naturally and promote the prevention of disease, general wellness and to stay young. Essential oils for treating...

6 Signs Of Heart Disease Your Body Gives You

We all know your heart is one of the most important vital organs in the human body. Not all heart diseases come with billboards...

Zika Virus And Pregnancy

The Aedes mosquitoes (found in tropical and subtropical regions but have spread to continents with human activity) primarily transmit the Zika virus. It is...

6 Amazing Reasons To Eat Garlic Daily

Want to live a long vibrant life? Then eating foods like garlic is a good place to start! Here is why you should add garlic to your everyday diet.

Hibiscus Flowers: Good For All Blood Types!!

Hibiscus is a very safe herb, and it is good for all blood types. Read more to learn about its miraculous health benefits.

What You Might Gain Drinking Golden Milk?

Golden milk is a combination of turmeric and ginger along with coconut milk and/or coconut oil. Turmeric helps fight indigestion, relieves joint/muscle pain; ginger is great at fighting nausea, soothing stomachaches; coconut milk helps lower the cholesterol levels. A warm glass of turmeric milk at night helps soothe a sore throat and is an effective shield against cold/flu.

Autumn Cold And Flu Help!

Wondering how to prevent the onslaught of autumn cold/flu? Check-out these natural tips to boost your immune system and keep colds and flu at bay!