According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the U.S. 2 million antimicrobial-resistant infections occur each year – resistance to antibiotics or antifungal medicines – resulting in 23,000 deaths. Within 30 years, that number is expected to rise to 10 million deaths. Resistance is the result of several factors: The overuse…
Now that we are in the heart of the winter cold and flu season, and most of us tend to not go to a doctor but prefer self-diagnosis and treatment, it can be very confusing to guess whether it is a cold or a flu and if and when we should go to a doctor….
Instead of relying on antibiotics to get you through the season, consider taking a more natural approach to taking care of your health this winter. Here are some best practices to keep in mind for ear, nose, and throat health.
These are the most germ-filled places we encounter on a regular basis and tips to keep your family healthy this cold and flu season.
Lots of people grew up using nasal spray as a home remedy to clear up blockages, but there are a few things to keep in mind before you stick that bottle up your nose.
Flu shots have been shrouded in controversy and questions since they first became popular, and many people aren’t sure if they’re worth getting or not. Here are some natural ways to boost your immune system.
We are now in the middle of another flu season. There are steps that you can take to help prevent catching the flu. One of them is by not getting a flu shot. The CDC now admits that the current flu shots are only 23% effective. However, that has not stopped all of our wonderful…