Use honey to treat a cough instead of antibiotics, advise health experts

Doctors are to be told to promote honey and over-the-counter remedies as the go-to treatment for coughs rather than antibiotics. They will be told not to offer the drugs in most cases and to instead encourage patients to use self-care products, under new draft guidance from Public Health England (PHE) and the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (Nice)

Use honey to treat a cough instead of antibiotics, advise health expertsHoney and over-the-counter medicines should be the first line of treatment for most people with coughs, new guidelines recommend. Antibiotics should rarely be prescribed by doctors for coughs because in most cases they do little to improve symptoms, health officials say. Most of the time a cough will improve on its own within two to […]

Is honey a strong antidote to cough?

Study finds drinking tea or warm lemon water mixed with honey is a time-honoured way to soothe a sore throat. But honey alone may be an effective cough suppressant, too

Is honey a strong antidote to cough?Drinking tea or warm lemon water mixed with honey is a time-honoured way to soothe a sore throat. But honey alone may be an effective cough suppressant, too. In one study, children age 2 and older with upper respiratory tract infections were given up to 2 teaspoons (10 milliliters) of honey at bedtime. The honey […]

‘Consuming more sugar can adversely affect your health’

About 10% to 20% more sugar than the recommended amount can contribute to adverse health effects, say experts. An overload of sugar in the diet is known to cause weight gain, which further has a direct link to a range of diseases -- diabetes to some forms of cancer. A large amount of free sugar that is consumed is ‘hidden’ in processed foods and drinks, warn doctors

‘Consuming more sugar can adversely affect your health’The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently indicated that sugar intake should be restricted. This recommended sugar intake includes that added to foods and beverages by the manufacturer or cook, and sugars naturally present in honey, syrups and fruit juices. Speaking about this, Padma Shri Dr K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India (HCFI) […]

Want a pimple-free face? Follow these natural tips

Pimples are nothing but a swelling filled with bacteria and pus. Here are some natural remedies without any side effects to easily get rid of pimples and make your face glow

Want a pimple-free face? Follow these natural tipsThe best way to get rid of pimples is to follow natural homemade remedies. Pimples are nothing but a swelling filled with bacteria and pus. Let’s follow few natural remedies without any side effects to easily get rid of pimples and make your face glow. There are lots of products in the market for erasing […]