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A sore throat (or throat pain) is pain or irritation of the throat. A common physical symptom, it is usually caused by inflammation of the throat (pharyngitis,) although it can also appear as a result of psychological trauma, diphtheria, or other conditions. People experience varying degrees of pain when they have a sore throat.

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A sore throat (or throat pain) is pain or irritation of the throat. A common physical symptom, it is usually caused by acute pharyngitis (inflammation of the throat), although it can also appear as a result of trauma, diphtheria, or other conditions. A sore throat may cause mild to extreme pain.

A sore throat is pain anywhere in the oropharynx (which is a fancy word for your throat canal.)

A sore throat is usually from irritation or inflammation. The most common cause (80% of people who complain about pain in the throat) is acute viral pharyngitis, a viral infection of the throat. Other causes include other infections (such as streptococcal pharyngitis,) trauma, and tumours. Gastro-oesophageal (acid) reflux can cause stomach acid to leak up into the throat, causing the throat to become sore. 

Another contributing factor to sore throats is unexpressed emotional distress.  The mouth and throat area is the 'avenue of expression' – our main channel of communication.  Holding back something that needs to be said can be an underlying cause of irritation and inflammation in the throat.  

There are some natural health remedies that may help alleviate the pain and remove the symptoms as well as helping boost the immune system to prevent further infection. Vitamin C and zinc are important here. Herbs that are specific for sore throats are thyme, sage and myrrh. 

Product Reviews

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    This has been a family favourite for Gladular fever, tonsillitis, strep throat, ulcers in the mouth and cold n flu. We don’t leave home without it in the winter months and highly recommended it.

    Gina

    17/10/17

  • Brilliant stuff for sore throats.

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    I am not sure this was actually made for sore throats but it is the only thing I use when I have one. It is instant relief. Quite thick so it sticks to the back of the throat. With the last flu that had a really sore throat issue, I ran out, NOTHING came close to this. I take it with me everywhere, including when I travel. Lovely taste (unlike some of the other natural throat sprays).

    Helen

    25/09/17

  • the best I've found.

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    I find Vocalzone extremely good for keeping my voice going. I have to talk to a lot of people at work and love singing karaoke too. These keep my voice strong even when my throat is sore. Highly recommend.

    Lisa

    21/09/17

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