Health & Wellness

 

 

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Outfoxing a Fever

What is a Fever? This may sound like an idi­otic ques­tion, but if you’re going to beat a fever, you need to know what you’re up against. On the sur­face, a fever is sim­ply an abnor­mally high body tem­per­a­ture, usu­ally accom­pa­ny­ing an ill­ness or other med­ical con­di­tion. A tem­per­a­ture of greater than 100.4 degrees is considered […]

 

 

 

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Fighting the Flu

Influenza, com­monly known as the flu, is a viral infec­tion of the res­pi­ra­tory sys­tem that can really ruin your day. It man­i­fests itself through symp­toms such as nasal con­ges­tion, sore throat, cough, body aches, fatigue, and occa­sion­ally, diar­rhea and vom­it­ing. Fight­ing the flu is a fairly sim­ple process. First, you need to be sure you […]

 

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Choosing an Alternative

Bat­tling aller­gies used to be a single-option type of deal. You shot your­self full of pre­scrip­tion drugs and stuck it out. Pre­ven­ta­tive mea­sures included keep­ing your envi­ron­ment clean and avoid­ing con­tact with aller­gens. As time has marched on, how­ever, other meth­ods of allergy treat­ment have arisen, alter­na­tives to pre­scrip­tion med­ica­tions that come from more natural […]