30 May, 2024
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Is Ice Cream The Secret To Soothing A Sore Throat? What The Science Says – Health Digest

One way in which a sore throat can manifest is in the aftermath of a surgical procedure, such as a tonsillectomy, in which a patient has their tonsils extracted. Researchers from a 2020 study published in Cureus monitored 50 child tonsillectomy patients between the ages of 3 and 15 who were given either room-temperature food […]

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What Happens When You Eat Ice Cream On An Empty Stomach – Health Digest

When you eat too much sugar from ice cream and your liver doesn’t need any more glycogen, your body stores it as fat, per Women’s Health Network. Fat cells produce more estrogen. Not only that but when your blood sugar spikes, your pancreas produces more insulin as a response. The increased insulin means a decrease in […]

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Do This With An Ice Cube To Stop A Stuffy Nose In Its Tracks – Health Digest

The explanation behind why this ice cube hack works is pretty simple. We get a stuffy nose as a result of our immunity reacting to some irritant or infection, as explained by Dr. David A. Gudis, otolaryngologist and chief of the Division of Rhinology and Anterior Skull Base Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center (via […]

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The Easy Ice Trick That Will Help You Fall Asleep In No Time – Health Digest

You may have heard that taking a plunge in cold water is linked with reduced stress and improved sleep (via Harper’s Bazaar), so it’s not entirely surprising that there are other ways to activate your parasympathetic nervous system. Placing an ice pack on your chest or neck might also do the trick, according to Sleep.com. This can […]