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Search Results for: kick a cold

Natural Sinus Remedies for Stuffy Noses and Colds

This question was posted on my local mom’s listserve today: My son has had a cold for several months now and after rounds of antibiotics, nasal steroids and surgery, his cold isn’t going away. A nurse at his ENT dr’s office suggested a sinus rinse. Well, it appears that a sinus rinse is torturous for […]

How Can I Stay Healthy This Winter?

Reader question: I have had one flu shot as an adult, and got the flu twice that year. I work at a college, and am exposed to hundreds of (sick, young) people 5 days a week! I do my utmost to stay healthy, but last year I got REALLY sick several times (also family crisis […]

Vitamins to Help Avoid or Recover from a Virus

Ever since Linus Pauling first discovered how vitamin C works with the human body’s immune system over 100 years ago, we have been learning more and more about how the human body functions and the essential roles these substances play. The scientific field of orthomolecular medicine is the study of how vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients […]

Natural Remedy for Sore Throat and Big Tonsils: Hydrogen Peroxide

My son came home from school yesterday complaining of a painful throat and not feeling well. Sure enough, when I peeked into his mouth I could clearly see his hugely swollen tonsils. No wonder his throat hurt! I took him into a nearby medical clinic for a throat culture to check for Strep Throat and the culture was […]

Homemade Saline Spray Recipe

Cleansing your nasal passages regularly should be a basic part of everyone’s health maintenance routine. While I’m a fan of the pre-measured mixing packets and delivery system from NeilMed Sinus Rinse, here is a do-it-yourself recipe for homemade sinus rinse. [print-me target=”.recipe”] Sinus Saline Spray Recipe One qt of filtered water (heated) One teaspoon sea […]