Last week, we talked about nutrition when you have a cold or other respiratory virus. But what about treatments? How well do over-the-counter medicines work, especially when it comes to relieving stuffiness and congestion?
Bodywork: Positioning yourself to make pills work faster
I read there may be a ‘right’ way to swallow a pill, or at least a more efficient method. Is that true?
Bodywork: Are better Z’s in a bottle?
Melatonin seems more popular than ever. Does it work? Is it safe to use?
Bodywork: The truth about steroids and lung infections
I recently had a respiratory infection, and the doctor prescribed a steroid. Do these medications really alleviate respiratory symptoms?
Making sense of U.S. life expectancy dip
In 2020, life expectancy in the U.S. dropped by almost two years, the lowest it’s been in 20 years.
Bodywork: Do pain medications cause ulcers?
Should I worry about ulcers when taking the occasional Advil or Motrin?