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Soothe Away Sore Throat Pain by WellnessPossibilities Patient ExpertHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Mon 09 Mar 2009 3:43pm By Dr. Christine Gonzalez (PharmD, CHC) Dry, scratchy, and even painful! We all know that discomforting feeling of waking up with a sore throat. It may be a sign of a viral or bacterial infection, allergies, dry air, or the repercussion of overusing your voice. First things first, always rule out the possibility of strep throat, acid reflux di ... Read on »
Recurrent sore throats by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:12pm 2 Comments If you have recurrent throat infections with staph or strep bacteria, check your toothbrush, your nose and your mate. One study showed that beta strep, which causes rheumatic fever, was grown from toothbrushes of 30 percent of children who were infected with that germ. Beta strep can persist in unwashed toothbrushes for 15 days and in washed to ... Read on »
What is strep throat? by kimmie1980ca Posted Fri 21 Sep 2012 3:09pm Strep throat is a bacterial infection in the throat and the tonsils. The throat gets irritated and inflamed, causing a sudden, severe sore throat. What causes strep throat? Strep throat is caused by streptococcal (strep) bacteria. There are many different types of strep bacteria. Some cause more serious illness than others. ... Read on »
Strep Throat (Group A Streptococci Infections) by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm 3 Comments Signs and Symptoms Approximately 15% of children who have a sore throat and fever are infected by Group A streptococci. When Group A streptococci infect the throat, they cause pharyngitis, which is a painful inflammation of the throat (pharynx). Swallowing may become so painful that the child has difficulty eating. A child with strep phary ... Read on »
Sleep Better and Boost Brain Health with Herbs by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Thu 15 Jul 2010 12:00am In the July 2010 issue of AARP, Holly St.Lifer writes about 81 year old botanist Jim Duke who talks about herbs that have healing remedies. His special home made drink caught my eye. Jim is the author of "The Green Pharmacy" book series. Herbs have been used for healing purposes for a long time. They can help with many symptoms of ... Read on »
Health Headlines - October 13 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm U.S. Considers At-Home HIV Test U.S. federal drug regulators will consider allowing the first U.S. sales of an at-home test for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, The New York Times reported Thursday. The proposal for the OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV-1/2 Antibody Test, made by OraSure Technologies of Bethlehem, Pa., is scheduled to be discus ... Read on »
Dear Fran: Bell’s Palsy by FrancesRen Health Maven Posted Thu 31 Mar 2011 5:04pm Dear Fran, A few days ago, it started with the drooping of my eyebrow…by the end of the day my eyes can’t shut close, eyebrows can’t lift up, and half of my face has no sensation. Thought I had a stroke, until I was told I got Bells Palsy. I’m horrified. I’ve researched a lot and worried about lot the long-term affects of this virus: facial ... Read on »
Natural Health Remedies for a Bad Throat by Doris C. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 28 Jul 2010 1:38am Last week, I was down with a terrible sore throat that led to a high grade fever. I prayed hard that I won’t need any antibiotics for that so I resorted to some of my favourite natural health remedies for a bad throat. I was using propolis and manuka honey (active 25+) once every other hour throughout the whole week. I’m not sure if that ... Read on »
A Plan for Beginning Running by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 9:07pm You want to run. Maybe to lose weight, maybe to have better health, maybe to fulfill a half-buried dream. For whatever reason, you've decided to run, and you are excited to get started. Here is a plan to get you going.This plan is a suggested approach that will help you become a runner. This plan observes both the 10%rule and the heavy/light rule, ... Read on »
Fight Colds and Flu Naturally, Part Three by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Fri 23 Oct 2009 10:04pm In this article, we’re going to discuss some of the actual things you can do EASILY to fight colds and flu naturally. In the last couple of articles ( Part One, Part Two ), we talked about the fact that antibiotics don’t kill viruses; and we also talked about how to differentiate between viral and bacterial infections. Taking antibiotics ... Read on »