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Is there a way i can get some early relief from the flu?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Symptom relief: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestionsaline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & asmall amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ painacetaminophen/ nsaid’s rest!

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Last updated May 27, 2013

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