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Natural ways to move mucus and expel phlegm

Posted February 25, 2014

Spring is around the corner and as it begins to warm up, no one wants to deal with any lingering congestion from this winter’s variety of allergies, coughs and colds. Congestion can be more than the physical buildup of fluids that causes headaches, difficulty breathing, postnasal drip and coughs. It can also cause brain fuzziness, fatigue, depression and other systemic effects. Listed below are three very different natural approaches to help your body clear the congestion out for good.

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Mucus might prove useful in treating inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease

Posted October 22, 2013

Imagine mucus – which most people find unpleasant – actually helping your body maintain its equilibrium, prevent inflammation, and reduce food allergy problems. Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai’s Immunology Institute foresee a day when mucus could be manufactured and given to sick people to help them fight inflammation and increase immunity.

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Vitamin E in the Treatment of Chemotherapy-related Oral Mucositis in Children

Posted November 16, 2012

A randomized, controlled study including 72 children with chemotherapy-related oral mucositis (ChROM), between the ages of 6 and 15 years, found that vitamin E (E) and Pycnogenol (P) may be effective treatments for this condition, alone, and in combination.

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Leucine Increases Muscle Function in Geriatric Population

Posted April 30, 2012

Leucine-rich milk and whey proteins may improve muscle mass and function for senior citizens, concluded the authors of this randomized, double-blind, crossover trial involving 47 polymyalgia rheumatica patients (on average 69.5 years of age).

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