Food and NutritionFoods to be taken
- Salt water – will soothe the throat and reduce inflammation.(gargle)
- Honey and lemon – honey helps soothe irritated tissues, lemon helps break up mucous, which can help if you also have cold symptoms
- Water and other fluids – increasing your fluid intake will help keep your throat lubricated and moist, which will make swallowing easier. Fluids help prevent dehydration, which is often a concern when you are ill
- Warm soups – can help prevent white blood cells from causing inflammation.
- Ginger- fight symptoms of sore throat as it contains antioxidant properties
- Soft foods- easy-to-swallow foods until you feel better. These include soup, apple sauce, and mashed potatoes
Foods having vinegar
Yoga and ExerciseLions breathe exercise
- Take plenty of rest (either in or out of bed)
- Drinking plenty of water to prevent dehydration
- Gargling with warm salty water to ease throat pain
- Drinking warm liquids (tea or broth) or eating gelatin desserts or flavoured ices to soothe the throat
- Using a cool mist vaporizer to relieve throat dryness
- Using non-prescription throat lozenges or anaesthetic throat sprays
- Keep your home free from cigarette smoke and cleaning products that can irritate the throat.