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Simple Remedy to Ease Cold Symptoms

Gargling salt water has been known for centuries to relieve respiratory congestion, especially a sore and itchy throat. It can loosen that thick mucus which coats the throat, and remove such irritants as allergens, bacteria and fungi from the throat. For great results, stir one half teaspoon of sea salt in eight ounces of warm […]

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Dont Let the Flu Get to You

As flu season rounds the corner, be sure to take care of your health to reduce or eliminate your risk of contracting the flu. The key is to keep your immune system strong by following these guidelines: • Eliminate sugar and processed foods from your diet. Sugar consumption has an immediate, debilitating effect on your […]

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Osteopathic Treatment of the Flu

During the flu epidemic of 1918, the osteopathic profession showed the value of osteopathic manipulative treatment. “In 1918, C.P. McConnell, DO, reported that the most effective treatment during the influenza pandemic was begun early in the onset of symptoms (within the first 24 hours) and consisted of carefully applied muscular relaxation and, most importantly, relaxation […]

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