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I get sore after working out. What is the best way to relieve this?

I get sore after working out. What is the best way to relieve this?

Ice & light massage: The soreness is microscopic tears in connective tissue. Ice will stop the pain and promote healing. Ice feels cold, then painful for 1-2 mins., then numb. Get it numg for 10-15 mins. Light massage(roller stick) helps increase blood flow and promote healing. ...Read more

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What is the best way to work through the soreness you get after you start lifting weights?

What is the best way to work through the soreness you get after you start lifting weights?

Stretching: Stretching is very helpful for keeping your muscles from getting tight. It is a good idea to warm up a little before you stretch. You can do so before your workout & after. Drink plenty of water to flush out the metabolites (ex lactic acid) that are created when your muscles are making energy to move. These can cause soreness. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of sore muscles?

What is the best way to get rid of sore muscles?

Generalized...: If the sore muscles are generalized, then nothing beats a hot tub soak. If it is localized, then ice followed by heat usually provides good relief. ...Read more

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Please advise what is the best way to get rid of a sore throat?

Please advise what is the best way to get rid of a sore throat?

That depends.....: If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Saltwater gargles are helpful. Mix a tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amount of lemon juice is good. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a cold sore quickly?

What is the best way to get rid of a cold sore quickly?

Your doctor can: prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Melissa Officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in European studies to help expedite cold sore healing. It can reduce healing time by 1/2. Studies also show regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation w lysine 1,000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can hasten healing. Your dermatologist can provide laser treatments. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get a canker sore to go away?

What is the best way to get a canker sore to go away?

Wait: Healing takes time. Normally a canker sore will take about two weeks to heal, treated or not. The best treatment is to use a topical anesthetic for comfort as needed. If canker sores are persistent, longstanding and frequent they may be more serious and should be evaluated by a dentist. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a sore throat fast?

What is the best way to get rid of a sore throat fast?

Viral - bacterial: If it is viral - nature will take it's course. However, gargling with warm salt water can really reduce the discomfort. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications and adequate hydration can also help. If you have swelling please see your doctor for a throat culture. Untreated streph throat can lead to serious health complications later in life. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a cold sore in the nose fast?

What is the best way to get rid of a cold sore in the nose fast?

Your doctor can: prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Melissa Officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in European studies to help expedite cold sore healing. It can reduce healing time by 1/2. Studies also show regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation w lysine 1,000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can hasten healing. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a cold sore on the back of my tongue?

What is the best way to get rid of a cold sore on the back of my tongue?

May have to wait: It should heal by itself within two weeks. If it has been there longer see an oral surgeon, and ENT physician, or oral medicine specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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