Cold-Flu-Chill-Fever

Articles related to cold, flu, cough and fever.

Bringing down fever with tamarind paste

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Asam jawa or tamarind paste can help to bring down fever- especially with children. But you will need to buy it in paste form- I am not sure if it is available in the West but the paste is generally sold in grocery shops in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia.  Asam jawa paste is usually used [...]

Pain on the face, ears and eyes due to mobile phone usage- don’t ignore them

Pain on the face, ears and eyes due to mobile phone usage- don’t ignore them

I want to address the issue of mobile or hand phone possible health effects because I personally experience unpleasant and slightly painful sensations on my cheeks, scalp as well as a little pain on my eye and eye- all of which happened on the RIGHT side where I hold the phone. These symptoms appeared almost [...]

Of Caffeine Addict and Running Nose

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Are you are caffeine addict who also happened to be constantly having running nose or sinuses? If you cannot wake up without your morning cuppa and have evolved from the normal coffee into gourmet coffee of strong doses- lattes, espressos, moccas, cappuccinos, etc- watch the changes in your body. Do you notice that your body felt [...]

Traditional Method of Relieving Flu and Chills

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Is it just me or do you also notice that a number of people around you seemed to be down with flu, fever, cough or sore throat? Perhaps someone you know had just caught a chill and is down and out for about a week. You may resort to taking a course of antibiotics or [...]

Relieve Running Nose/ Sinus with Acupressure

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From young, I had always suffer from sinusitis. When I was schooling, I used to wake up with running nose and I remembered my mom will take some cold medication back for me. After feeling very sleepy and struggling hard to stay awake (as the effect of some of the medication), I’ve decided to stop [...]

Body Pain may be due to Chronic Sinus

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Reuters published an article “Body Pain may be due to Sinus Trouble” with the title above dated 22 September 08 linking the connection between ongoing sinus inflammation in relation to body pains. It is said that especially on older adults, conditions may be diagnosed as arthritis, depression, fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome- is relieved once [...]

Natural Cure for Dengue- Papaya Leaf Juice

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Dengue fever happens frequently especially in tropical countries in Malaysia. Recently, my boss’s husband was hospitalised due to dengue. Luckily on the same day, I’ve received a forwarded email on the possibility of curing dengue with papaya leafs. Precaution: Pregnant ladies should not take this because it may cause miscarriage. For more information, you can [...]