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Treating a Cold with Natural Remedies

Have a cold?

Have a cold?

A cold can take a lot out of you. Nobody wants to miss work, school, or an important event because they have the sniffles. There are several proven ways to heal a cold naturally without using and medications. Herbs and vitamins are proven to reduce cold symptoms and to assist in preventing future colds. Below are some steps you can take to prevent a cold and keep your symptoms down to a bare minimum.

Vitamin C

Taking vitamin C shortens the length of time of your cold. While it does not reduce your chance of catching a cold in the near future, studies have shown that it can cut the time you have a cold by a day and a half.

Vitamin C drastically cuts down on the days you suffer from a cold.

Vitamin C drastically cuts down on the days you have a cold.

Zinc

Nobody likes a sore throat or runny nose! Zinc lozenges can reduce the irritation of a sore throat and the constant annoyance of a runny nose. Also, if you take Zinc, it prevents the virus from multiplying, how cool is that?

Cool, huh?

Cool, huh?

Echinacea

Helping to make the symptoms less severe, this herb also gives your immune system a boost. It also cuts down on the sick days that you have to take at work.

Sick days.

Sick days.

 Ginseng

This herb fights of the cold virus for you. It gives your immune system the kick it needs to get that cold out of your system.

Fights off you cold!

Fights off you cold!

Clove bud

Put two clove buds into a cup of steaming hot water. Let it stand for two minutes and then drink it. Make sure you repeat this about 6 times a day. Studies have shown that the cold will be completely gone by the next day! Next time I have a cold I am certain to try this!

Get well soon!

Get well soon!

It is so unbelievably important to take care of yourself. Make sure you also get plenty of rest and let someone pamper you for a little while if need be. These natural remedies are sure to help you through that nasty cold.

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Bulimia and How to Cope

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Bulimia is an eating disorder that is is behind closed doors. A lot of people don’t realize this but it is a serious disease and it eats away at your body. It becomes an addiction which starts to effect you mentally. Listed below are some ways to cope with this horrible disease.

Understand your symptoms

People do not realize that the acid from your stomach rots your teeth causing you tremendous pain. Do not ignore these symptoms because it will only cause more damage to you.

Know how harmful this disease is

Bulimia is a terrible disease that causes massive damage to your body and mind. It also causes possible malnutrition and due to the emotional effects, also suicide.

Tell someone right away

Telling someone about your problem is the first step and getting better. Talk to a friend or family member that you trust. You can also call a counselor or hotline which are all confidential. You will be amazed at how much better you will feel once you talk to someone.

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Seek help

Now it is time to seek help from a professional. Whether it be a doctor, psychologist, or counselor, this is the next step in healing. You can then come up with a plan to start the healing process.

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Be nice to you

Be nice to yourself. Love yourself and begin to realize how amazing that you are. Do not allow other people’s thoughts or words impact how you feel about you. That problem lies with them and not you. You have taken the first step to heal yourself and become healthier and that is nothing to take lightly.

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