When a sore throat, the doctor often makes the diagnosis of strep throat, although the symptoms are different. Pharyngitis what is it? Sometimes the disease is accompanied by tickling in the throat, dryness of the mucous membrane. But more often simply a sore throat in swallowing and fever. Is that a picture of the disease is quite different: the patient cough and runny nose. However, in all these cases, the doctor will diagnose strep throat. Why such different symptoms belong to one disease? And on what grounds the doctor determines pharyngitis? Because many of the nasal disease have similar symptoms. For example, laryngitis or tonsillitis.
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A runny nose can be one of the most annoying symptoms of the common cold. Thankfully, there are several natural and home remedies to try.
In this article, we look at the following ways to stop a runny nose:
  • hot drinks

  • hot steam inhalation

  • hot baths

  • neti pots

  • capsaicin

We also look at the evidence supporting these remedies and list some tips for coping with a runny nose.

What do sunlight, alcohol, and ibuprofen have in common? In small doses, they can be helpful, though some can take none at all; in large doses or taken for too long, they can be lethal.

The importance of ibuprofen

Just as sunlight strengthens bones and soothes certain skin conditions, whilst wine may be good for the heart, ibuprofen’s impact on period pain, fever and flu, swelling and stiffness, headache and backache, and bone pain in cancer is often impressive.

Broadly speaking, ibuprofen works to reduce inflammation, fever and pain by lowering levels of hormone-like agents known as prostaglandins.

Released by nearly every tissue in the body, prostaglandins have potent positive effects, helping in healing, safeguarding the stomach from acid attack and causing contractions in labour. They can be pesky though: fever results when they reset your body’s thermostat; their ability to sensitize nerves and widen blood vessels triggers pain and inflammation.
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Hand pain is more than just annoying. The stiffness and swelling that go with it can sap hand strength and diminish the ability to carry out routine functions, like buttoning clothes.Do your have tired and sore hands? Our hands are constantly bending and flexing all day long. Daily tasks such as typing, clicking and texting as well as grasping objects and tightly closing fists, can really fatigue the muscles of the hands.
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If you have laryngitis, the best way to get your voice back is to spend a week at the library, in silence. This means not even whispering (it may seem odd, but a whisper strains the vocal cords as much as a shout). And try not to cough or clear your throat–either can damage your vocal cords.Laryngitis inhalations are one of the most effective methods of treatment. Laryngitis is inflammation of the throat, where it hurts to swallow and difficulty breathing.

Laryngitis is swelling and inflammation of the larynx. It can be acute or chronic, although in most cases the condition is temporary and has no serious consequences.
The larynx, also referred to as the voice box, is home to the vocal cords. These are vital to the processes of breathing, swallowing, and talking. The vocal cords are two small folds of mucous membrane covering cartilage and muscle that vibrate to produce sound.

In a 2013 study of people in the United States (U.S.), 3.47 in every 1,000 people had a diagnosis of chronic laryngitis. It is thought that 21 percent of the population may develop chronic laryngitis in their lifetime.

Laryngitis is not often serious and in most cases resolves without treatment in around 7 days.
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Your bedroom can harbor allergens like dust mites, dog hair, and cat dander. Find out how to reduce and eliminate these allergens.

The bedroom can be an asthma nightmare, harboring allergens that trigger asthma attacks and allergic reactions. But with proper planning and some strategic changes, you can eliminate the culprits and restore sweet dreams.
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Can certain foods help lessen the pain and other discomforts that women with endometriosis feel? Learn the latest thinking on this topic, and what healthy eating with endometriosis looks like.

There’s little agreement among doctors about whether food choices can help control the symptoms of endometriosis, a condition in which the tissue that normally lines the uterus instead grows outside the uterus.

A major review of 11 studies published in April 2013 in the journal Reproductive Biomedicine Online found the link between diet and endometriosis to be unclear. More research about this connection is needed, the authors say.

A study published in 2017 in the journal Ginekologia Polska points to no clear association, either, although the researchers do find evidence that endometriosis is less likely to develop in the first place in women who eat a lot of fruits and vegetables, fish oils, dairy products, and omega-3 fatty acids. Meanwhile, women who eat foods high in fat, trans-unsaturated fatty acids, alcohol, and beef (along with other red meats) seem to be at increased risk for getting endometriosis.

Supporters of a special endometriosis diet can be found, too. Among the most vocal is British nutritionist and author Dian Shepperson Mills, MA, director of the Endometriosis and Fertility Clinic in the United Kingdom and chair of the Endometriosis SHE Trust. Mills has spoken and written about food choices and endometriosis for years, and details her special endometriosis diet in her 2002 book co-authored with Michael Vernon, PhD, and called Endometriosis: A Key to Healing and Fertility through Nutrition.

Thousands of women have tried the diet, she says, which is designed to reduce inflammation and quiet down the immune system’s angry reaction to endometrial tissue that’s not in its normal place inside the uterus. She says the diet also improves the response to pain, and helps in removing extra estrogen (the female sex hormone) responsible for worsening symptoms. Not only pain but fertility improves, she says.
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Endometriosis, in which the lining that’s grown inside the uterus each month also mistakenly grows outside the uterus, can cause debilitating pain that affects everything from your work life to your sex life to your fertility. The condition affects about 11 percent of American women, primarily during the childbearing years. Also known as endometrial implants, it can cause pain and inflammation throughout the pelvic area and, rarely, in other parts of the body and result in painful urination or bowel movements, pain during or after sex, long and heavy periods, digestive problems, chronic pain, and fatigue. For some women, endometriosis is also linked with infertility.

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