Tips for Preventing Post-Workout Insomnia

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Some people struggle with falling asleep if they exercise at night, but studies show exercise actually improves sleep for most, regardless of time of day Continue reading

Six Little-known Cures for the Flu

Each year brings with it influenza. Why not head into this year with an extra bundle of health secrets under up your sleeve? Check out these six homeopathic remedies for the flu.

1. Baptisia Tinctoria

Baptisia is a good remedy for a form of flu that brings aches and pains. Continue reading

The Difference to Know between Cold and Swine Flu Symptoms

Symptom Cold Swine Flu
Aches Slight body aches and pains can be part of a cold. Severe aches and pains are common with the flu.
Chills Chills are uncommon with a cold. 60% of people who have the flu experience chills.
Tiredness Tiredness is fairly mild with a cold. Tiredness is moderate to severe with the flu.
Sneezing Sneezing is commonly present with a cold. Sneezing is not common with the flu.
Sudden Symptoms Cold symptoms tend to develop over a few days. The flu has a rapid onset within 3-6 hours. The flu hits hard and includes sudden symptoms like high fever, aches and pains.
Headache A headache is fairly uncommon with a cold.. A headache is very common with the flu, present in 80% of flu cases.
Sore Throat Sore throat is commonly present with a cold. Sore throat is not commonly present with the flu.
Chest Discomfort Chest discomfort is mild to moderate with a cold. Chest discomfort is often severe with the flu.