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Flatulence (Passing Gas)

Stop bloating, belching and flatulence: Top natural remedies for abdominal gas

Posted May 17, 2013

An excess of abdominal gas leaves the body in three main ways: abdominal bloating, belching, and flatus. The average person passes gas around 12 to 25 times each day, but it is generally not noticeable. Large, frequent expulsions of gas are not typical. When air instead gets trapped in the colon or small bowel, abdominal bloating is seen. Air that is swallowed may stick around in the stomach until a person belches. To combat these uncomfortable situations, natural remedies can be used to decrease intestinal gas and prevent embarrassing releases.

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Vitamin D may be key to avoiding illnesses this flu season

Posted April 30, 2012

Flu season is just about upon the U.S., and this means that many people will soon start coming down with infections. However, a vitamin D test may help individuals prepare for the season and understand if they need to do more to boost their immune system.

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Ginger: Healing Medicine for the Cold and Flu Season

Posted April 30, 2012

Valued for its therapeutic and culinary properties, Zingiber officinale, or ginger has been used by Asian, Indian and Arabic traditions since ancient times. Hippocrates used it as medicine, but the Greeks and Romans valued ginger for its aromatic and pungent flavor. Rediscovered later by Marco Polo, it became one of the most important trade items of the Far East.

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Homeopathic Flu Remedies and Alternatives

Posted April 30, 2012

Homeopathic flu remedies offer an excellent alternative to the flu shot that so many are becoming weary of. With the holiday season upon us our immune systems become compromised due to lack of sleep and rest. Who is there ready to capitalize on a weakened immune system? The flu! Looking for the best way to protect yourself from the flu? Homeopathic flu remedies are growing in popularity as the negative affects of the flu shot are becoming apparent.

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7 Effective Ways to Avoid the Flu No Flu Shot Required

Posted April 30, 2012

I wrote to you about why I wont be getting the flu shot. My basic reasoning is that a) its not actually as effective for preventing the flu as weve been led to believe, and b) the documented risks associated with getting the vaccine are not worth any potential protection it may confer.

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Influenza: Can Homeopathy Help In Burning Sore Throat Cough and Chest Coughing?

Posted April 30, 2012

Dulcamara is not typically supplied in an emergency remedy kit. However, this remedy commonly known as Woody Nightshade or Bittersweet comes in handy for colds in the Autumn season.

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Green tea supplements prevent flu better than vaccination

Posted April 30, 2012

Flu season is now in full swing and seasonal vaccinations are being pushed from every corner. Nonetheless, a recent clinical trial showed that green tea-based supplements reduced the risk of flu by 75%. This is far better than the 60% risk reduction recently reported in the Lancet for vaccinations. Given that green tea provides a host of other health benefits and none of the risks of injections, it would appear to be a far superior alternative to vaccination.

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Natural Cold and Flu Remedies

Posted April 30, 2012

Have you ever wondered why the colder months are also the season for colds and flu? People spend more time indoors, air circulation is poorer, and there is far greater chance of catching airborne germs. Put one child with a cold in a room full of other children, and you can create a cold epidemic in just days. Once again, cold season has commenced, with coughing, sinus congestion, and the dullness that colds impart. The same is true for flu. Fortunately, natural remedies can help you to battle colds and flu more quickly, and to reduce the severity of symptoms. Here are a few of my favorite, side effect-free natural remedies.

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The Vitamin Which Can Cut Your Flu Risk Nearly in Half

Posted April 30, 2012

According to the findings from a 2010 study that didn’t get any widespread attention, vitamin D is a highly effective way to avoid influenza. In fact, children taking low doses of Vitamin D3 were shown to be 42 percent less likely to come down with the flu.

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Combat winter colds with natural remedies

Posted April 30, 2012

Your throat feels a little sore, then the sneezing starts along with the body aches and congestion and low grade fever. You know what is coming, something we all dread, the common cold. Not only does December mark the beginning of winter; it also is the time that cold and flu season kicks into high gear.

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