B.R.A.T. & How To Handle Vomiting

Added November 18, 2014, Under: Diets, Doctors, Health, How To, Pregnancy, Sickness

We have written about the use of acronyms before in our posts. Examples include STROKE, ICE and more. They can be very useful to help people remember what to do in certain circumstances. Even so, it is still a good idea to refresh the memory from time to time. BRAT is yet another acronym and it helps you to decide what you can safely eat when you have been ill when symptoms include vomiting and/or diarrhea. This bland-food diet is suitable for ...


Natural Antibiotics Can Be A Powerful Defender Against Sickness |

Added November 17, 2011, Under: Doctors, Drugs, Headaches & Migraines, Health, Sickness

There are always going to be times when we need an antibiotic to treat a serious infection or illness but we should also be aware of how, in the past few decades, the use of antibiotics has been seriously abused to such an extent that we get antibiotic resistance. To reverse this resistance, we need to stop using antibiotics unnecessarily and the food industry needs to stop using antibiotics as growth enhancers in animal feed. Other results from this abuse and ...

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10 Secret Home Remedies for Common Childhood Ailments |

Added September 28, 2011, Under: Babies, Children's Health, Parents, Sickness

If and when your children get sick, here is how to go the natural way with some good old fashioned home remedies. Here are our suggested top ten 1. Think BRAT for DIARRHEA. - that is a choice of bananas, rice, apple sauce and toast 2. Black licorice will cure children's CONSTIPATION nine times out of ten. 3. The chemical reaction between baking soda and vinegar creates a cooling effect that will soothe your child’s MINOR BURNS. Just pour equal amounts of the ingredients ...


Avoid The Flu Vaccination But Use These 6 Tips To Get Rid of Flu Quickly |

Added August 16, 2011, Under: Health, Nutrition, Sickness

This is the time of the year when you will start being bombarded with advertising and specials for that flu injection. Do not succumb to the possible side effects, and even long term damage, of a flu shot. Rather build up your immune system with a healthy lifestyle. For most people, flu is an inconvenience and not life threatening Following these steps will help you to recover quickly: 1. Rest - flu means you need plenty of rest and sleep for at least ...


Have You Ever Checked For The Presence Of Mold In Your Home? |

Added August 3, 2011, Under: Environment, Health, Sickness

    Mold in the home has become a serious and sometimes even fatal problem in the USA, Australia and elsewhere. Unfortunately, once you have mold in a building, it will always be there unless you completely start from scratch. It is imperative that you reduce the amount of mold or mildew in the air that you are breathing. Do you have a musty smell in your home? If so, then it is more than likely that you have mold but if you see ...


12 Ways On How To Use A Tea Bag To Fix A Health Problem |

Added May 9, 2011, Under: Health, Sickness, Skin Conditions

  Sometimes just the simplest things in life can do the job! Take tea bags for example – here are a dozen ways to use a tea bag for fixing those every day health hiccups. Conjunctivitis - you can use a chamomile tea bag as a compress to reduce the inflammation of conjunctivitis by just putting a tea bag in warm water for 2 to 3 minutes before squeezing out any excess liquid and placing on the infected eye for a few ...


Ginger & Its Spicy, Almost Magical, Powers! |

Added April 10, 2011, Under: Diets, Health, Nutrition, Sickness

  The list of health benefits of ginger is never ending and even medical science is beginning to look with new eyes at how ginger works wonders in treating so many conditions. Ginger has properties rich in at least 12 anti-oxidants, as well as being anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, anti spasmic and an aphrodisiac – it provides a natural treatment for everything from cancer to colds. This little powerhouse of a herb has essential oils, protein, calcium phosphorus, iron, vitamin C, choline, folic acid, inositol, ...


Tried & Tested Home Remedies For Aches & Pains, Acid Reflux, Hiccups & Sore Throats |

Added April 6, 2011, Under: Children's Health, Parents, Sickness

  When you have something that is causing you pain or discomfort, instead of reaching for the nearest box of pills or rushing out to the local pharmacy, rediscover the wisdom of these tried and tested natural home remedies that have often been passed down from mother to daughter. They are usually less expensive and work as well, or if not better, than the chemical toxic version. Aches and pains A warm to hot bath with a cup of salt added will help ...


Winter Colds & Flu? You Can Also CURE Them The Natural Way |

Added October 6, 2010, Under: Health, Sickness

If, in spite of all your good intentions and preparations to prevent a cold or flu in the first place, you find that you actually succumb, then you really need to take some time off to get as much rest and sleep as possible. It is not as easy as it sounds When your body is fighting a cold or flu, it is really working overtime so you need to give it some help to get it back to normal. Here is what ...


What Can You Do To Prevent Motion Sickness When Travelling? |

Added May 1, 2010, Under: Environment, Health, Sickness

Motion sickness and other forms of nausea are very unpleasant to put up with and if you suffer from this, I hope this post will help you to avoid this discomfort in the future. Feelings of nausea, dizziness, headache and anxiety are all too common during travel and they can take the enjoyment out of a trip. You need to get a handle on this form of motion sickness so that it does not stop you from traveling in the first ...

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