Natural Remedies to Get Rid of a Sore Throat. watch the video. courtesy: HEALTH & GLOW
The average person swallows about 50 times per minute. How do you measure up? It’s okay if you have no idea, because most guys don’t gauge their gulps.
Unless you have a sore throat, that is. If so, you’re painfully aware of each and every time you need to push something down your thick, burning throat, even if it’s just something as simple as your own spit.
Throat symptoms are one of the most common reasons people go see their doctor, ranking above high blood pressure, back problems, and rashes, according to the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey.
The symptoms of sore throat can be acute—they come on suddenly and last for several days—or chronic, meaning they persist for weeks or even months. In some cases, the symptoms can fluctuate over time, making you believe you’re over soreness only to have it keep coming back, says John Ingle, M.D., a laryngologist and assistant professor of otolaryngology at the University of Rochester Medical Center.
The causes of sore throat can be confusing—even to doctors. If you have symptoms that persist or are severe, make an appointment with your primary care doc or an ear, nose, and throat specialist, Dr. Ingle says. In the meantime, take a look at some of these common causes to see where your sore throat might fit in.