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Home Remedies To Quit Smoking
Smoking any tobacco product is harmful to your baby, including "light" cigarettes, cigars (and marijuana). Like any addiction, quitting tobacco is difficult, especially if you are acting alone. Most smokers find it hard to break all the habits or ties they've built into their lives around smoking. Quitting smoking does reduce a number of ...Read more
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Cough & homeopathy: Acute cough can respond to correctly prescribed homeopathic remedies; there are hundreds. Here are a few: bryonia alba: cough develops over 2-3 days, & is dry, hard, & painful. Worse from any movement. Drosera: violent fits of hard coughing with choking -- can barely breathe when coughing. Coccus cacti: cough w/choking on thick, stringy mucus. Constant clearing the throat; worse w/cold drinks. ...Read more
Smart Wean: I often recommend that smokers wean from their cigarettes. My focus is not on the number of the cigarettes but on the times that you smoke. Think of the 3 times that you will miss smoking the most when you quit. Work up to waiting at least 30 mins after the trigger before you smoke so that when you quit cravings will be minimal at the trigger moments. ...Read more
Dust mites: It depends whether your asthma is related to allergies. Specifically dust mite avoidance measures are important in asthmatics who are sensitized to dust mites. Obtaining dust mite proof pillow and mattress casings. Washing sheets and covers in hot water weekly, vacuuming with a hepa filter vacuum, cleaning ducts, and considering changing out carpet to hardwood floors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gargling: You are not going to cure laryngitis. It is usually viral, occasionally traumatic and sometimes overuse strain. You may find relief of symptoms by gargling with warm saline. Some will add honey to solutions and there are a variety of other home remedies. It will go away in a day or two if you do nothing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tips for colds: How to help a cold: for the sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). For congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. For hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. . Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more
Not many: Unfortunately most home remedies have not been shown to be effective. There is promising evidence for some chinese herbal remedies. Avoiding things you are allergic to, avoiding irritants such as smoke helps. Covering your face so that your breath warms and moistens the air helps in cold air and with exercise. ...Read more
See below: First need to make sure not from sleep apnea. Snoring noise usually from palate vibration so laser, radio frequency, implants and palate injections stiffen palate so less noise. Some with nasal obstruction improve with better nasal airflow. Weight loss if obese. Avoid alcohol and sedating meds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Salt budget=1500 mg: If you have high blood pressure, diabetes, chronic kidney disease, over 50 years old or african-american. Reduce caffeine [though green tea may help]. Fish oil reduced BP a little. Agree with dr. C about eating healthy and exercising. Also balance life/play. Take time for yourself. Breathe deeply and relax. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Smoking cessation: More people quit cold turkey than any other way. There are non-medication and medication methods to quit smoking. For a non-medication based, free treatment try the following website: http://www.breathefree2.com Medications to help quit include bupropion (Zyban) and varenicline (Chantix). Speak to your doctor if you would like a prescription for the medications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Besides teas what other foods can help me rid of this cold quicker. Any suggestions for home remedies?
Home remedies: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more
No: The cough of whooping cough is very frustrating because it is so unresponsive to typical treatments for other types of cough. Cough suppressants usually don't work and asthma medications also fail including oral steroids. About 1/3 of the time I have had some success by using Azithromycin on a daily basis. Talk to your physician about trying this antibiotic for its anti inflammatory effects. ...Read more
NRT;CBT: Both nicotine replacement therapy ; cognitive behavioral therapy. Nrts help with cravings. Cbt will focus on you changing your behavior and changing the way you think about smoking. Look into online resources for quit smoking ideas. Just know what worked for one, doesn't work for all. Get support through friends, family, a helpline (1-800-quit-now). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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