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06
November
2012

Head colds in infants: What every new parent should know

What to do if your baby has a cold

Head colds in infants: What every new parent should know

Runny nose and congestion keeping your baby up all night long and crying all day? Your infant is probably experiencing his or her first cold. Infants are much more susceptible to head colds and chest colds. This is because their immune systems are very fragile.  Germs, a change in weather, and contact with other younger children are easy ways for infants to develop a cold quickly. 

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29
November
2012

Head colds that never seem to go away: How can they be cured?

Get rid of that pesky head cold that never gets better

Head colds that never seem to go away: How can they be cured?

The seasons change, the cold weather moves in, and the head colds commence. So how do you get rid of that pesky head cold that just won’t go away? A head cold is a viral infection that does not do much harm, and will eventually go away on its own, but it is an interfering, uncomfortable annoyance. By taking the right steps, such as healthy eating, rest, and drinking fluids, you have a better chance of getting rid of a cold that does not seem to budge.

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27
February
2012

Homeopathic common cold remedies

Discover natural solutions for your cold symptoms

Human kind has yet to develop a cure for the common cold, but it’s not for lack of trying. The viruses that cause the common cold are still largely mysterious to us, so our only course of action for now is to find ways to treat our symptoms. The drowsiness, sleep problems and other side effects of over the counter cold medications can be a deterrent for many, especially parents, so what other choices do you have? Homeopathic remedies for the common cold, while usually not scientifically proven, are an option that many turn to. 

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05
December
2012

How to avoid getting sick while traveling

Traveling during the holiday season? Make sure to read these health tips

How to avoid getting sick while traveling
Many otherwise healthy people often find themselves with a head cold after they take a trip.  Why could this be? There are many reasons, including being in places with a high concentration of people, such as airports or bus stations.  Here we will discuss what steps you can take to keep yourself healthy and germ-free during all of your travels.
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09
July
2014

How to calm a nighttime cough

What to do when a cough keeps you up all night

Being up all night with a cough is the worst, and your significant other sure does not appreciate it either.  Read on to learn how to calm a night time cough.
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05
August
2013

How to get rid of an annoying cough

Get rid of that pesky, itchy cough in your throat

Why isn't this cough going away already? We have all said that at one point or another in our lives. Some coughs stick around for weeks or even months! Coughs aren't just annoying; they can make you achy and tired. Learn how to deal with an annoying cough here.
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19
August
2013

How to use a neti pot for a sinus infection

For sinus infection sufferers, relief can never come too soon. One method to try for relieving your sinus infection is by using a neti pot. Learn more about this method here.
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05
March
2014

Intolerance to cold: All you need to know

Learn about cold intolerance

Do you always feel cold, even if you layer on the clothes and blankets all the time, and yet you’re still shivering? You could have a cold intolerance, which is sensitivity to a cold environment or cold places.
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11
March
2013

Is it a sinus infection or a head cold?

Find out if you are suffering from a sinus infection or just the common cold

Is it a sinus infection or a head cold?

We’ve all been there: nasal congestion, sore throat, mucus discharge, the perennial hallmarks of cold season. But is it a common cold, or is it a sinus infection? Making this distinction is important, since the prognosis, treatment options, and causal factors differ between the two. In this article, we will show you how to discern whether you have a common cold or a sinus infection, and steps to take in each case. 

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15
July
2013

Natural remedies for sinus infections

How to treat a sinus infection naturally

When you have a sinus infection, you just want it gone as soon as possible. The headache, the facial pressure, the mucus – all of it needs to go! Besides going to your doctor and getting meds, there are some natural remedies you can try at home to soothe that nasty sinus infection and be on your way to feeling much better.
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10
December
2012

Should your sick kid stay home?

How to know if you should keep your child home from school if he is sick

Should your sick kid stay home?
Have you ever debated whether or not to keep your child home from school? Sometime it can be difficult to decipher when to let your child take a day off and when to send him to school even when he is feeling a little off. Some illnesses are contagious, some are not.  How do you know the difference? What’s more, some kids know how to play the "sick card" all too well.  It’s time to find out once and for all – who stays home and who goes to school?
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17
September
2013

Stay hydrated during cold and flu season

The importance of staying hydrated if you are sick

Learn about the importance of hydration when everyone around you is getting sick.
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07
January
2014

Taking vitamins to prevent or cure sicknesses

Use vitamins to prevent or cure a cold or flu

While colds and the flu are sometimes inevitable, here are some vitamin supplements that may help shorten the duration of the illness, while helping to alleviate the unpleasant symptoms.
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24
July
2013

The best foods for a head cold

Eat these foods to soothe your cold symptoms

You've got the sniffles and you want them gone, but also to feel better fast. Medicines and lots of rest can help, but food can give you that extra boost your body needs to fight the cold, soothe your body, and get past your infection faster. Which foods are the best cold-fighting helpers? Check out these amazing infection fighters.
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17
May
2013

What to do about a recurring head cold

How often is too often and what to do about it

The common cold is extremely prevalent throughout the world. Indeed, it is the most common infectious disease we know of. On average, an adult will suffer 2-3 colds every year. This number can vary, but if you suffer from 10 colds or more per year, or if you suffer repeated or prolonged colds over a shorter span of time, there might be another issue that needs to be addressed. By understanding the mechanisms of the common cold and the function of your immune system, you may be able to ameliorate the situation.
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