30 May, 2024
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We Tried This Steamy Shower Trick To Soothe A Sore Throat And Here’s What Happened – Health Digest

YouTube is full of ideas on how to make your steam showers more exquisite like adding eucalyptus oil to the walls of the shower cubicle and even investing in a brand-new steam shower kit. But I chose to do it the old-fashioned way — draw the shower curtains tight around the tub, seal up the added space […]

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What It Means If You Feel A Lump In Your Throat Before Crying – Health Digest

Believe it or not, that lump-in-the-throat sensation you feel before you cry actually has a name. Known as globus pharyngeus, it occurs when your throat muscles constrict, according to BBC Science Focus. More specifically, it’s the pharynx and the muscles around your voice box that tense up. This constriction happens because your body finds itself […]

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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 To Your Throat When You Swallow Really Hot Food – Health Digest

Most of the time, you can soothe a burned throat by sipping on some cool water and letting it gently enter your throat, sucking on some ice cubes, and gargling a solution of warm water and salt, per Tuggeranong Square Medical Practice. If you feel discomfort several hours after swallowing the hot food, this is when […]

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Unique Body Positions That Can Clear That Pesky Frog In Your Throat – Health Digest

You can practice these postural drainage positions on the bed or on the floor. You’ll need a wedge pillow, a large stack of pillows, or a stability ball to elevate your hips. Set up the pillows (or ball) and drape your torso over them, face down. Your body should look like an inverted V with […]