Your Cold and Flu Symptoms, Explained
The Symptom: Chills and FeverWhat it means: Chills are the way the body generates heat when it feels cold. They usually precede a fever, the body’s method for defending itself by raising its temperature to fight a virus.
When to worry: Call your doctor if your temperature rises above 102 degrees, if a fever persists for 72 hours without breaking, or if you also have shortness of breath or dizziness.
Home remedies: To stay hydrated, sip your favorite liquids. Sponging off with warm water may also give you relief.
Over-the-counter remedies: Acetaminophen (Tylenol), ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), or naproxen (Aleve) can lower a fever that’s making you uncomfortable.
Next: The Symptom: Sore Throat
“Our friends at POPSUGAR say it best: “Instead of spending lunch glued to your computer, take advantage of some much-deserved ‘me time’ with these 15 tips to make every day a little bit healthier (and...”
Our collection of time-tested favorite cookies will satisfy anyone’s sweet tooth.
A-listers were dressed to the nines at the 2014 Emmy Awards last night, but thes...
from The Nest Blog » house & home
Authorities say they still don't know what caused more than 200 girls in El Car...
The latest Nate Berkus designs for Target are almost here! While the collection ...
from POPSUGAR Home
Cake mix. Soda. That's all you need. Read more: Cake Mix , ...
from Tastepartner on The Huffington Post
from HuffPost Home - The Huffington Post
The monarchs are beginning their migration south this month and will be in full...