Coughing and Sneezing can happen at any time especially when you are sick. Most people try to depress their coughs or sneezing… DON”T. Research has actually shown that using cough suppressants actually prolong healing and agitate the membranes of your throat and lungs more so that when that soothing effect wears off you actually cough more.
Coughing and Sneezing are the natural ways of getting rid of phloem, dirt, bad air, unwanted bacteria and viruses. Now you may not want to cough or sneeze on your neighbor but a handkerchief, sleeve (especially on your shoulder) or other article of cloth are great ways to let it all go and trap any unwanted projectiles.
This article should clear up a few misnomers like: 1. There is no proof that cough suppressants actually work. 2. You should never give a child under 6 years of age cough suppressants or medicines. 3. People should be careful not to overuse cough medications.
Here is what we recommend for a natural cough suppressant ideas:
1. Don’t get sick; yeah, keep your immune system strong and in charge. Good Food, Good Exercise and Good Upper Cervical Chiropractic.
2. Don’t be afraid of everyday germs. Not to say don’t be clean but your immune system needs to be influenced for it to stay strong.
3. Use good Vitamins… did you know that most vitamins you see on the shelf are no more that sugar pills? Be very selective and find out all about the supplements you take; we recommend the USANA brand. Vitamin C, D and E are all really good at boosting your immune systems, use these as directed.
4. Drink… well water anyway, stay hydrated. Science is telling us more and alkaline is best. When in doubt or hungry, drink water first. You may pleasantly surprise to find that drinking water first your hunger will dissolve. It is very important to keep water in you system to keep your organs and functions supple.
Well stay healthy and happy and remember HOLD YOUR ADJUSTMENT!