It’s not just people with compromised immune systems that are dying from the flu. See all of the ways the flu can kill an otherwise healthy person. Thinking of getting a flu shot? Here’s what you need to know — who should & shouldn’t get it, popular flu shot myths, flu shot side effects, and where to get cheap (or free) flu shots!
Cold And Flu
Cold and flu season isn't really a season -- you can actually get the flu any time of the year. Here, we uncover some big health myths about colds and flus. Do you know the difference between a cold and the flu? Antibacterial soaps are best, right? Is it true that one of the best decongestants is salt water? See the best home remedies for treating a cold or the flu.
My husband and I rarely get sick with the common cold or flu. We attribute that to the fact that we use the following garlic and honey cold remedy any time we start to feel under the weather. (And no, we do not get the flu shots.) Do you know about the health benefits of garlic? Garlic is a natural antibiotic and a smart alternative that kills only the bad bacteria while preserving the good bacteria in your body. This garlic & honey cold remedy is great because it works as an immune defense home remedy strengthening your body from within!
Wondering how to clear a clogged ear? Good news… it can be done naturally! I’ve tried these home remedies for clogged ears with great results. Here are 8 natural ways to relieve the pain and unclog ears yourself.
There are a lot of mixed messages out there when it comes to how much Vitamin C is really safe to take on a daily basis. We clarify the recommended daily dose of Vitamin C that is safely allowed per day, along with signs that you might be experiencing a Vitamin C overdose.
Got expired medication? Here’s the scoop on which prescriptions and over-the-counter medicines are still safe to take — even after the expiration date printed on the bottle — and which ones are not safe to take. Plus, tips for safely storing and disposing of old medicine.
Stop throwing away the pumpkin seeds at carving time! Eating pumpkin seeds benefits your immune system, improves your sleep, and more.
I always started sneezing and coughing when the real Christmas tree was brought into the home. My parents joked that maybe I had tree allergies. Actually, it was most likely Christmas tree mold! Here’s what you need to know about tree mold BEFORE you bring a Christmas tree into your home. There are many tricks and alternatives to suffering from tree allergies this holiday.
Trying to avoid the flu this year? These flu prevention tips have kept me from getting the flu for the past 3 seasons. They’ll help you too!
Are you a germ freak? I’m not really, but I will admit to being more aware of germs these days. I found this great germ book online, and it’s on sale right now… just $4 including shipping!
Following is a list of common ailments and the foods that can prevent them, if not cure them completely.
Some people swear by Airborne cold remedy to help fight colds, but does it work?… Is it safe? Because of my own experiences with some of the ingredients found in Airborne cold medicine, I’m confident that it probably does, at the very least, reduce the duration of a cold. Not too fast though… because of the possibility of overdosing on certain ingredients — such as Vitamin A, which can be fatal if too much is taken — I think it’s important to be smart about using the airborne supplement.
Here’s a little about how you catch a cold vs the flu, and how long you’re actually contagious…
There are literally hundreds of health-related myths and old wives tales. Fortunately, technology is catching up with most of these now, and their validity is being questioned.
Here are some of the more common health myths debunked.
Check out these 5 natural remedies for the common cold: onions, zinc, cayenne pepper, cinnamon, and garlic. Here’s how and why each works to prevent colds and heal your body faster after you have a cold.
I really prefer using a Neti Pot over using nasal decongestants and sprays such as Afrin. The Neti Pot helps with allergies and sinus problems, as well as cold and flu symptoms. It’s all around good for you! Here’s how to use a Neti Pot using salt and water… that’s all you need.
Ever wonder which medicines the doctors themselves use to treat everyday colds, flu, upset stomach, headaches and other minor aches & pains? In a survey of 5 leading female doctors in the U.S, these doctors had very similar opinions regarding the best products on the market. Plus, 3 out of 5 of them used the exact same products! Do you use these?…
Are you fearful of germs and bacteria? Do you take extra precautions in order to avoid the spread of germs in your own family? Here are some interesting things you can do to prevent contamination.
Antibacterial soaps are useful in hospital and school environments, however, they may do more harm than good when used in normal, healthy households.
Perhaps you already know about it, or (gasp!) have been doing it for years. I may just be the last to know about this healthy new way to prevent the spreading of germs from a cough…
The common cold typically lasts 6-8 days. But Cold-Eeze can cut the length of your cold in HALF! I’ve used it. And it really seems to work. Where most cold meds attack your symptoms, Cold-Eeze attacks the cold virus itself. There is a difference between Cold-Eeze, Zicam, and Airborne.