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What natural remedies can I use to relieve inflamed airways?

What natural remedies can I use to relieve inflamed airways?

Inflammation: Avoid sugar and sweets if you can. They decrease your immune system. Avoid artificial sweeteners. Take omega-3 (fish oil or flaxseed oil). Resveratrol and proanthocyanidins found in grapeseed oil, berries and pomegranate may decrease inflammation. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies for throat mucus?

What are some natural remedies for throat mucus?

Hydrate !!: Saltwater gargles are very helpful. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle with this several times a day. You can gargle with aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mixture of chamomile tea with honey & a small amount of lemon juice is good. Hydrate well. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the natural remedies for a soar throat?

Remedies: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies to cure throat problems?

Natural remedies: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a streph throat test. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Pour boiling water over thinly >>. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the natural remedies for coughing and a sore throat?

Can you please describe the natural remedies for coughing and a sore throat?

Remedies: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the natural remedies to heal tounge/mouth/throat ulcers?

Can you please describe the natural remedies to heal tounge/mouth/throat ulcers?

Tmd bioenergetics: Usually some stress is a trigger. Lack of sleep, poor nutrition, studying for finals, and poor oral hygiene are a few contributing factors among others. Bioenergetics resolves the issue. Otherwise, i prescribe a mixture of kaopectate and xylocaine (lidocaine) viscous as an expectorant to relieve the pain. ...Read more

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For a friend who is bulimic: throat hurts from an acidic purge some natural remedies would be helpful please. Thanks again?

For a friend who is bulimic:  throat hurts from an acidic purge some natural remedies would be helpful please. Thanks again?

Sore throat: Honey to coat the throat. Lozenges. Ricola lozenges. Gargle slightly warm salt water. Drink like warm water. Avoid soda, coffee, carbonated, citrus, and acidic drinks. Get them treated for bulemia..there are some non profits out there on the web that can direct you to a good source for your friend. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies to make a sore throat stop hurting so badly?

What are some natural remedies to make a sore throat stop hurting so badly?

Remedies: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more

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I have been having problems with a sore throat. I would like to know of any natural remedies to heal a sore throat?

Depends: If it acute and viral will resolve but can try echinaciae, vitamin c, zinc tablets, salt water gargles. If bacterial then antibiotics. If fungal may respond to probiotics but may also need anti fungal antibiotics. If acid reflux avoid foods that promote it. Need to have accurate diagnosis first. ...Read more

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Is there any natural remedies i can take to get rid of chronic thick catarrh I have in my throat I have to constantly keep clearing my throat?

Allergies?: It is possible that this mucous is the result of allergies. It may also be a sign of copd, especially if you are a smoker or exposed to secondhand smoke on a constant basis. Another possibility is an infection though not likely if this is going on for a long time. Recommend a visit to your physician. In the meanwhile drinking plenty of water may reduce the thickness. ...Read more

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Doxycycling in throat overnight, now trouble swallowing, been taking 6months, no problems before as long as its taken with food. Any natural remedies?

Doxycycling in throat overnight, now trouble swallowing, been taking 6months, no problems before as long as its taken with food. Any natural remedies?

Dysphasia : Doxycycline can cause pull induced esophageal ulcer. Other issues may present the same unrelated to pill intake. Upper endoscopy (egd) maybe warranted. See a gastroenterologist (gi). ...Read more

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Do you know are their any throat lollies or natural remedies for sore throats that will last until i go to the doctor tomorow?

Do you know are their any throat lollies or natural remedies for sore throats that will last until i go to the doctor tomorow?

Remedies: Try adding 2 tsp of slippery elm bark to 1 cup of hot water (steep for at least 5 minutes in a covered teapot). Drink this as needed to relieve pain or a few times per day. Slippery elm bark lozenges are another option. Boil freshly sliced, peeled ginger root in water until the tea is tan. Add 3 tbsp of honey. Sip to help relieve sore throat pain and to accelerate healing of laryngitis. ...Read more

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What natural remedies might help soothe LPR. Lack of acid so my PPI's haven't helped I seem worse. Need a soother for burned nasal, throat, & chest?

What natural remedies might help soothe LPR. Lack of acid so my PPI's haven't helped I seem worse. Need a soother for burned nasal, throat, & chest?

Xylitol: Xylitol is a natural sugar and breaks up biofilm in the body. That's where germs multiply. It is found in a nasal spray called xlear (pronounced "clear"). Check w/your doctor. DGL is a natural licorice product for acid reflux. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have GERD symptoms. I have constant burping and bad breath. There is no heartburn and throat burn. Baking soda sometimes helps and it prevents burping and bad breath.Any natural remedies?

I have GERD symptoms. I have constant burping and bad breath. There is no heartburn and throat burn. Baking soda sometimes helps and it prevents burping and bad breath.Any natural remedies?

Yes, qualified : Listen to your body. Eat healthy unprocessed foods. Eat small amounts of food at a time. Hiatal hernia can be problem. Raise arms over head, raise on toes, and drop to jar body, drink water, and press from under left rib cage to navel 3 times before each meals and bedtime. Bad bacteria could be a problem, try raw apple cider vinegar and olive oil as a salad dressing. A. ...Read more

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