• Sore Throat Remedy

    At one time or another in everyone’s life a sore throat comes along and, as simple as a sore throat sounds, it can be a very painful experience. What you want is a sore throat remedy that can offer you soothing relief and quickly, if not immediately. Here we will look at some home remedies for sore throat as well as other natural healing remedies to get you that pain relief you so badly need.

    Let’s first look at what causes a sore throat:

    1. Breathing through your mouth can cause your mouth to dry out and your throat to become sore.
    2. Post nasal drip or sinus drainage may also cause a sore throat
    3. Viruses can cause sore throats (cold,flu)
    4. Bacteria such as Streptococcus which causes strep throat and Arcanobacterium haemolyticum are the two most common bacteria that cause sore throats.
    5. Thrush causes a sore throat and can come about by usage of antibiotics or from treatment with chemotherapy drugs or other immune-stressing drugs.
    6. Allergies
    7. Exposure to smoke, chemicals or pollution.

    Please note that a sore throat lasting for more than two weeks can be a sign of a serious illness, such as throat cancer or AIDS, so should be attended to by a physician to rule out a more serious health condition.

    Here are some other reasons to contact your doctor if you have a sore throat;

    1. You also have a high fever such as 101 degrees or higher
    2. You have difficulty swallowing
    3. You have a reddish, sandpaper-like rash on your neck
    4. You have a history of rheumatic fever
    5. You have swollen glands in your neck
    6. You have white patches on your tonsils
    7. You get sore throats frequently but have not consulted with your doctor about this.

    What are some home remedies for sore throat?

    In most cases with a sore throat you simply let it run its course until it goes away. However, there are natural healing remedies you can use to help alleviate the pain associated with a sore throat as well as possibly help to speed up the healing process. Look here for your sore throat remedy;

    1. Humidifier – this can be very helpful especially for sore throats caused by breathing in and out through your mouth and causing your mouth to dry out.

     

    Crane Cool Mist 2.3 Gallon Humidifier, Model # EE-5301

     

    2. Gargling with salt water

    3. Throat and Tonsil Dr.™ – Homeopathic remedy relieves sore throat, swollen glands & inflamed tonsils due to tonsillitis, pharyngitis, cold or flu.

    4. Gargling with Hydrogen Peroxide and water

    5. Chloraseptic spray for temporary relief

     

    6. Sore throat lozenges can help temporarily.

    7. Honey and Lime/Lemon – warm some honey and lime/lemon and drink slowly. This will coat your throat and provide some relief.

    8. Raw Garlic – eat 1-2 raw garlic cloves each day until your sore throat goes away. Garlic has natural antibiotic and anti-fungal properties. You could also take garlic in supplement form to avoid possible digestive system upset which sometimes comes from consuming raw garlic.

     

    Odorless Garlic Softgels

     

    So there you have some handy natural healing remedies from which you should be able to find your sore throat remedy. Next, take action and try one or more of these remedies until you get your relief.

    Be sure to post a comment about what worked for you or if you know of any other natural remedies not listed here please feel free to share them here with others who are part of our community. Thanks for sharing.

    Take the time to find the help and the natural treatment you need, and you’ll be able to get on with your life and enjoy it to the fullest. You deserve to be happy and healthy and pain-free.

    To Your Optimal Health,
    Chris


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