An upper respiratory tract infection like a cold or flu causes postnasal drip. Extra secretions trickle down the back of your throat, irritating it and sometimes causing a cough.
Drinking fluids helps to thin out the mucus in postnasal drip, says Dr. Jyoti Sharma.
Drinking liquids also helps to keep mucous membranes moist. This is particularly helpful in winter, when houses tend to be dry, another cause of cough, he says.2. Try Lozenges and Hot Drinks
Try a menthol cough drop. “It numbs the back of the throat, and that will tend to decrease the cough reflex.”
To quit Smoking is one of the difficult task you think you can’t do. I remember one quote of my friend ‘Quiting smoking is very easy, i have done it a number of times’… but now its high time to quit this bad habit if you are addicted too. We all know the harmful effect of smoking one of the most common and disastrous being Lung Cancer. Here are some tips to help you out, Choose life not Tobacco:No. 1: Know Why You Want to Quit
So you want to quit smoking, but do you know why? “Because it’s bad for you” isn’t good enough. To get motivated, you need a powerful, personal reason to quit. Maybe you want [...]
Yoga is a Sanskrit word meaning “union” and is about getting the mind and the body to work together to find balance, harmony and ultimately better health.
When it comes to constipation, yoga works in two ways:
1. It can help calm the mind, which is more important than you probably realise. As discussed in ‘Can stress cause constipation?’, constipation can be a constant source of worry and stress for varying different reasons. Yoga can help you to relax (both mentally and physically) and forget any constipation worries through breathing and meditation.
2. Certain moves can specifically help ease constipation by stimulating blood flow and energy to your digestive [...]
Hiccups are actually reflex, or maybe a little more that happens to your body when the vagus nerve or one of its branches gets disturbed. This nerve runs from your brain to your abdomen. No wonder hiccups happen mostly because of digestive disturbances, including eating too much or too fast. They can however be uncomfortable too, forget embarrassing. But you have some refuge here, hiccups are nothing you cannot treat. All you need are certain kitchen ingredients or maybe not even those. Now you know why home [...]
Aloe Vera is highly regarded as a miracle or wonder plant for its healing properties. You must have seen this ornamental plant in terrace gardens, but didn’t realize its worth. The various healing properties make aloe vera a favourite choice among organic and fitness enthusiasts. This magical plant is used for the treatment of various kinds of diseases and illness.
1. Aids Digestion and Treats Intestinal Issues:
Aloe vera when taken internally aids in digestion and effectively cleanses the digestive system. Aloe vera works as a laxative which makes it easier for the food particles to pass through the intestine. Thus aloe vera helps those who suffer severe [...]