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Sore Throat Relief

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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Sore Throat Info

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. 

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  • Excellent product

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    I got this for my friend, shes asthmatic and has a problem of a dry mouth. Originally it was for dry mouth which worked great for her and an unexpected bonus is that it helps her asthma, she doesn't need her inhalers as much. I cant say if that it will work the same for others but her circumstances it has helped enormously.

    Gloria

    8/09/18

  • Instant relief!!

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    My new found ‘go to’ product for a sore throat.

    Anna

    28/08/18

  • Best Lozenges ever

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    These are my favorite Lozenges they are great and get to work straight away the taste is very pleasant l will buy more and the delivery is very efficient thankyou to the team at Healthpost.
    Cheers Paul

    PAUL COOPER

    21/08/18

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