An itinerant good friend is visiting, and juuust starting to show signs of a cold/sore throat. Any effective remedies I can use to nip the sickness in the bud, other than: bone broth recommending/helping with rest good hygiene keep the air... (more)
Earlier today, I asked if I should use tylenol to lower my 101.7 fever: http://paleohacks.com/questions/193441/tylenol-to-reduce-fever-would-a-caveman-do-it#axzz2RgEUVLrg The answers that resonated most with me is that your body is warm for a... (more)
As a nurse I have to comment. If you do the sauna especially while sick please, please, make sure to stay hydrated!
My brother thought he was coming down with a cold and developed swollen glands on the left side of his neck. We are told his means he's fighting off an infection somewhere in his body and there's no specific treatment. Any advice on what he could... (more)
I got some sort of virus three days ago. I feel good when I wake up, but I feel like crap again every night before going to bed. (Although I do feel less crappy than the night before). What can I do combat this cold as quickly as possible? How... (more)
I was diagnosed with Cyclic Neutropenia at the age of 19 during my first year of college (I just turned 25). Cyclic neutropenia is a disorder that causes frequent infections and other health problems in affected individuals. People with this... (more)
I have the beginnings of my first headache since going Paleo. (I used to frequently get atrocious hormonal migraines each month before starting my period; this current headache is no where near as bad, but the pressure/pounding is still... (more)
I get a cold sore about once a year and I always try many holistic remedies to heal them and I'm usually pretty successful. I use apple cider vinegar, alcohol, manuka honey, black tea bag "compress" coconut oil, and an over the counter... (more)
I'm now entering into, I think, my sixth week of following paleo/primal. Spring arrived early in Indiana and since my allergies (allergic to trees, mold, grass--hay fever basically) are in full swing, I've been craving carbohydrates, which I... (more)
I had a sore throat about 4 weeks ago. Lost my voice but it never really developed into a full blown cold and I didn't take any time off work or take anything for it really. Trouble is a month later I still have a tickly cough which is stopping... (more)
If you get the stomach flu, what remedies do you use? Vitamin C? Apple Cider Vineger? Water? Rest? What works the best? Are there any quick reliefs you can get from any foods or supplements?
Sinus infections would include mostly runny nose (lots of blowing nose). Should one keep blowing their nose, or let it run? Also it includes waking up with a clogged/stuffed nose. What would help this or cure this?
It's not bad, and it doesn't really hurt, it is just annoying. What causes this, and how do I get rid the popping, or is this normal? The popping isn't like a popping when you have an altitude change. It feels more like your ear is making a... (more)
Pretty straightforward ??? I'm assuming most paleofriends don't huff Afrin and sudafed, but what do you do? Tea? Nettypots? Beef?
My husband and I have been following low-carb for a couple of years, and near-Paleo for several months. He has suffered on and off for years with Restless Leg Syndrome. Does anyone know about this and perhaps a vitamin or mineral supplement that... (more)
I am currently feeling a big cold coming on (headache, chest hurts etc) and I've been upping Vit C, D, taking oil of oregano and the symptoms are subsiding - BUT - I am getting a really sore throat. I have been gargling with salt, but it's not... (more)
Works for me all the time: warm water and about a teaspoon of cayenne pepper -- gargle with it every 15 minutes or so for a couple hours. It almost always clears my sore throat up before the two hours is up.
This question popped into my head in the last day when a tiny canker sore started to appear on my lip and it dawned on me that I hadn't had one in ages since I started eating primally. I used to get them all the time - sometimes continuously for... (more)