Articles relating to 'cold and flu'
Is Oregano Oil An Effective Remedy Against The Cold And Flu?

Herbal MedicineAs flu season rolls around, people begin worrying about how to keep themselves, and their families, healthy. One popular natural remedy at this time of year is oregano oil, used to fight cold and flu symptoms. But can its effectiveness be proven by science?

Oregano Oil: Science Behind The Alternate Remedy

As the name suggests, oregano oil is … Read More

The Japanese Health Food That Could Protect You From The Flu

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The latest health food getting many second glances from health foodies during cold and flu season is an old, traditional Japanese favorite: pickled turnips. And while Westerners may close their minds and mouths at first when it comes to trying this Eastern cultural dish at first, research is showing that pickled turnips may just live up to the … Read More

Your Flu Vaccine Fears and Myths Debunked

123905013Around this time every year, a highly infectious virus known as influenza begins spreading throughout the nation. It passes from person to person through the air we breathe, multiplying in cells that line our body’s airways. This seasonal epidemic of respiratory infection leaves thousands of people severely sick, and has even been known to take lives.

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The Truth Behind the “Man Cold”

allergies and exhaustionIt’s a tale as old as time…when the flu hits, the woman ‘toughs it out’ and carries on with her daily duties, while the man retreats to his bed at the slightest cough.  Some women mock their men for their inability to carry on, while some men report that they are experiencing a much more severe version of … Read More

Sock Shock Therapy – Can Socks Help You Fight the Flu?

Socks fight Cold and FluIt’s cold and flu season, and chances are that the cold will strike you at a most inopportune time. If you want to fight the influenza virus and regain your health fast, the thing to do is to boost your immune system. Be sure to get plenty of rest, consume an abundance of fluids, and avoid immune suppressing … Read More

Are You Too Late for the Flu Shot?

Allergies Are Being TestedIf you are like many North Americans you might have been rushing to the clinic for your flu shot, in hopes of protecting yourself against the undeniable symptoms of influenza. Or maybe you are wondering if you are simply too late, and you’d be better off waiting until next year. If there is anything that you can be … Read More

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