Posts Tagged ‘ common cold ’

Under 7 hours sleep TRIPLES your risk of getting a cold

April 20, 2015
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I pity the fool that volunteered for this study. 153 healthy, that’s right, HEALTHY, men and women VOLUNTEERED, if you can believe it, to be given the virus that develops into the common cold. Imagine doing that to yourself. I think they had a cotton bud with the flu virus inserted into their nostril or…

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Manuka Honey

July 2, 2014
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Soothes a dry sore throat. Welcome to Cold and Flu Season. I’ve been laid low the last couple of days with a flu that would kill a grizzly bear (spoken like a true man I know) and as I was lining up my potions and vitamins and other drugs I remember an article I’d read…

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Recharging your immune system

February 28, 2013
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New Scientist recently ran an article on how to recharge your immune system. The article was broken down into several sections, which I have taken the key points from and outlined below for your perusal. Hope you find it useful! 1. Go for a walk every day: “When 500 adults were tracked for 12 weeks,…

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Honey for children with a sore throat

February 28, 2013
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Is your child laying awake at night coughing and you’re not sure what to do? A new study has found that honey can be used as an alternative to cough syrups etc for young children suffering from Upper Respiratory Infections (URI). The study involved 300 children aged 1-5 over the period of a year. The children were…

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