Most of the magic bullets to treat colds and flu - from antibiotics to zinc lozenges - are shots in the dark and not as effective as tried-and-tested traditional remedies.
Take action at the first signs of a cold or flu as most of the research into remedies administer these early on to optimise the benefits.
* Eliminate alcohol, caffeine, refined foods and sugar.
* Increase fluid intake.
Many thanks for your article on fibromyalgia (WDDTY vol 15 no 8). You offered some good advice but, sadly, one important supplement is missing from your list. Many fibromyalgia and chronic-fatigue sufferers find relief with Transfer Factor (TF) and...
If the cough produces clear mucus, it’s probably viral, so treat the source of the problem first. If the mucus is yellow or green, try:
All of us are prone to all manner of infections during the summer - from athlete’s foot and holiday tummy to more serious infections like malaria. Conventional medicine offers little in the way of cure other than antibiotics,
One patient who had recurrent genital herpes for 12 years took powdered Echinacea at the maximum listed dose. So long as he began treatment within one or two hours of the onset of tingling and neuralgia,
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Echinacea is among the best known supplements and has been touted in people for helping in the recovery from a variety of illnesses, especially the cold and the flu. Echinacea is usually prescribed as an immune-boosting supplement for pets.
Hayfever is an allergic disorder characterized by nasal discharge, sneezing, itching and difficulty breathing through the nose. The primary part of the body affected by the allergic reaction is the membrane lining of the nasal passages, which...