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|Home Remedies For Sore Throat by Whizzcute(m): 2:39pm On Mar 10, 2016|
Sore throat is one of the most common health issues which tend to occur especially during the periods of the year when there is much cold.This health issue involves the itchiness, irritation or at the back of your throat making it had for you to swallow. Sore throat usually come as a signal to let you know you have cold, but it can also be a sign of a more serious disease or ailment. It is advisable for you to visit your doctor if your sore throat didn't stop after a week and also in the cases whereby your sore throat is being accompanied by other symptoms like joint pains, rashes, breathing difficulty, bloody mucus, lump in the throat and high fever. A sore throat is irrespective of people's ages, but the risk of sore throat is higher in some group of people like smokers, people with allergies, people with weak immune system and in children.
Causes Of Sore Throat
Sore throat can be caused by bacterial infections, viral infections, etc
Bacterial infections that causes sore throat are:
- Whooping cough
- Strep throat ( usually caused by by a bacterium named streptococcus pyogenes)
Viral Infections that causes sore throat are:
- Chicken pox
Other Causes Of Sore throat Are:
- Muscle Strain
- Dry air
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
How To Prevent Sore throat
A good hygienic practice is the best way to stay away from sore throat since it is commonly caused by bacterial and viral infections
- Always wash your hand with soap and water especially after coughing , sneezing, before eating , after using the toilet.
- Always ensure to humidify your rooms especially when the air is dry.
- Quit Smoking.
- Avoid sharing food, cooking or drinking utensils with people.
- Stay indoors as soon as you discover your environment has been polluted.
- Avoid close contact from people smoking
Home Remedies For Sore throat
Home remedies are usually the best method to treat sore throat especially when it was caused by a viral infection. Do the below tips as directed and get rid of your sore throat immediately without buying medicines or seeing a doctor.
Lemon Juice And Water
This is a a very good home remedy for sore throat, the astringent juice from lemon shrinks the swollen throat tissues and also create an acidic environment which bacteria and viruses can't survive.
- Mix a teaspoon of lemon juice with a cup of water and gargle it very well.
Warm Water And Salt
This is one of the oldest and most effective home remedy for sore throat. Salt helps to cleanse the excess mucous and just like in the case of lemon, it also helps to to shrink swollen cells and tissues to ease of the pain.
- Heat a cup of water untill it becomes warm and not hot .
- Mix it with 1/2 teaspoon of salt.
- Gargle it thoroughly.
- Repeat this process like 2-3 times daily and wave sore throat and goodbye.
This Home Remedy is used as a temporary relief for sore throat. Tomato juice contains Lycopene which is made up of antioxidant properties which helps to get rid of sore throat.
- Get 1/2 cup of water and heat it till it becomes hot.
- Mix it with 1/2 cup of tomato juice and gargle it.
Apple Cider Vinegar Drink
Apple cider Vinegar is a very effective remedy for sore throat.Bacteria and viruses that may have given rise to sore throat won't be able to survive the acidic coating apple cider vinegar will form when taken and when mixed with honey, it helps to soothe the pains instantly.
- Add a tablespoon of salt and apple cider vinegar in a cup of warm water and gargle thoroughly.
- Mix a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar with a tablespoon of honey and drink it. You can also gargle it if you have a difficulty of swallowing.
- Repeat this processes 2-4 times daily for a faster relief.
Warm water and baking Soda
Baking soda is considered to be a very fast relieving remedy for sore throat. Baking Soda is made up of antibacterial properties which helps to kill the bacteria causing the sore throat.
- Heat a glass cup of water till it becomes warm.
- Add 1/2 teaspoon of salt and baking soda to it and stir gently .
- Have a gargle of it
Other Home Remedies Are:
- Drinking a boiled mixture of crushed ginger roots mixed with salt and water.
- Gargling a dilute hydrogen peroxide.
- Swish your mouth with a mixture of licorice with water. etc
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|Re: Home Remedies For Sore Throat by MrAboki: 3:44pm On Mar 10, 2016|
|Re: Home Remedies For Sore Throat by joey150(m): 3:45pm On Mar 10, 2016|
|Re: Home Remedies For Sore Throat by tuna4servi(m): 3:46pm On Mar 10, 2016|
|Re: Home Remedies For Sore Throat by hydeekam: 3:46pm On Mar 10, 2016|
Thanks for the info!
|Re: Home Remedies For Sore Throat by slap1(m): 3:48pm On Mar 10, 2016|
Spit into a crack on the wall. Thank me later.
|Re: Home Remedies For Sore Throat by brandymcmb: 3:48pm On Mar 10, 2016|
Honey and bitter kola works marvelously too
|Re: Home Remedies For Sore Throat by thefakestan: 3:48pm On Mar 10, 2016|
I can't give any on this forum , I have to consult with my Lawyer
Btw Lala is on steriods 5 minutes more that 8 threads on
|Re: Home Remedies For Sore Throat by Hiddentreasure1(f): 3:49pm On Mar 10, 2016|
That's a gud one @ OP tnks for d enlightenment.
|Re: Home Remedies For Sore Throat by dedons: 3:49pm On Mar 10, 2016|
|Re: Home Remedies For Sore Throat by Nobody: 3:49pm On Mar 10, 2016|
I don't have sore throat
|Re: Home Remedies For Sore Throat by friendly101: 3:50pm On Mar 10, 2016|
that's true .......the salt and water works like magic................
|Re: Home Remedies For Sore Throat by mazidavos(m): 3:52pm On Mar 10, 2016|
Thanks for sharing...
|Re: Home Remedies For Sore Throat by RealYaks: 3:56pm On Mar 10, 2016|
|Re: Home Remedies For Sore Throat by DonTeamie(m): 3:58pm On Mar 10, 2016|
|Re: Home Remedies For Sore Throat by omoode2: 4:01pm On Mar 10, 2016|
well said...and this came at the right time! Tnx
|Re: Home Remedies For Sore Throat by delazore(m): 4:04pm On Mar 10, 2016|
|Re: Home Remedies For Sore Throat by Whizzcute(m): 4:14pm On Mar 10, 2016|
|Re: Home Remedies For Sore Throat by Excuzeme: 4:15pm On Mar 10, 2016|
The Best Home Treatment (which have been used for me since l was a baby, which l have also used for myself and have used for all my own children and they are using themselves and would in all probability, pass on to their own children) .. for Sore Throat is:
TCP solution in very Warm Water, used to Gargle
Put a few drops of TCP (let it be concentrated enough that you can taste it in the mixture) into very warm (not boiling!) water, use to gargle like four times (ensure it touches your throat ...or if the Sore Throat has been left for long and has now "grown wings"! soak cotton bud into the mixture and use it to touch the sore area of your throat directly. Be careful sha), morning and evening.
...and stop leaving your mouth ajar please!
I swear, if it does not go within two days, Go and see your Doctor........ you probably have a more serious infection that needs more professional attention.
|Re: Home Remedies For Sore Throat by neweraomo: 4:16pm On Mar 10, 2016|
. Sore mouth
|Re: Home Remedies For Sore Throat by michade: 4:16pm On Mar 10, 2016|
Eating a GINGER works like fire...Ive recommended it to some persons and it works for them too.
|Re: Home Remedies For Sore Throat by RaeMystix(f): 4:18pm On Mar 10, 2016|
|Re: Home Remedies For Sore Throat by cybug: 5:05pm On Mar 10, 2016|
|Re: Home Remedies For Sore Throat by pretydiva(f): 5:11pm On Mar 10, 2016|
Very educating. Tnx op
|Re: Home Remedies For Sore Throat by Donsy(m): 5:31pm On Mar 10, 2016|
Thanks for the information
|Re: Home Remedies For Sore Throat by Ameboperoo(m): 5:57pm On Mar 10, 2016|
you can also try lime juice mixed with honey. Very effective.
|Re: Home Remedies For Sore Throat by Adesiji77: 6:16pm On Mar 10, 2016|
|Re: Home Remedies For Sore Throat by shariffalabim89: 6:33pm On Mar 10, 2016|
Just chew a morsel of alligator pepper. Trust me it works
|Re: Home Remedies For Sore Throat by Lanretoye(m): 6:47pm On Mar 10, 2016|
What about cold origin?
|Re: Home Remedies For Sore Throat by euromilion: 7:26pm On Mar 10, 2016|
Apple cider vinegar does it for me.
|Re: Home Remedies For Sore Throat by Aviero: 8:10pm On Mar 10, 2016|
CUCUMBER! - Works like magic.
|Re: Home Remedies For Sore Throat by Lilibeth914(f): 8:51pm On Mar 10, 2016|
Very Educative! Thanks @ OP
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