Sore throat It may pose great inconvenience to patients, especially in the first hours after waking up, which is an indication of serious diseases such as colds, in addition to allergies or upper respiratory diseases, which appear in the form of pain in the throat, according to what was mentioned on the website medicine.
A sore throat is associated with many other symptoms such as a runny nose, coughing, a feeling of dryness or scratching, a hoarse voice, or a pink eye infection, and a sore throat occurs when bacteria attack your body, and these symptoms may develop into a fever, swollen tonsils, swollen lymph nodes, or the emergence of Small red spots appear on the roof of the mouth.
The report emphasized that there are many reasons that make you develop a sore throat, which are caused by cold or influenza viruses, bacterial infection, seasonal allergies, smoking and uneven white blood cells.
The report lists the most prominent home remedies that help get rid of annoying sore throats:
1- Gargling with salt water:
An effective way to kill bacteria, thin mucus and relieve pain, is by mixing half a teaspoon of salt with warm water and gargling with it.
2. Honey and lemon
Honey has antibacterial properties and helps reduce inflammation, and it also works as a natural cough suppressant, and there is also lemon juice that works to break up mucus and contains immune-boosting vitamin C to fight infection.
3. Herbal tea:
Some herbs, such as chamomile, raspberry, and mint, help fight a sore throat.
Throat lozenges produce saliva that can soothe a sore throat by preventing dehydration.
5. Throat spray
A throat spray that consists of an herbal mixture of echinacea and sage can relieve an itchy throat.
6- Pain Relievers:
Over-the-counter pain relievers can help relieve throat pain and body aches.