Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q: Why Is It Important To Take Food Supplements?

A: The quality of our food today has been tampered due to preservatives. The use of these fillers has flushed out the healthy nutrients found in our meals.  Supplements give you the vitamins you need that are lost in our food today.

Q: What Are The Causes Of Fever?

A: The most common source of a fever is during a bacterial or viral infection. It could be that this certain strain of bacteria or virus is too strong for your body to handle normally. Coupled with the fatigue or stress of physical activity, your immune system is weakened. 

Q: Do Antibiotics Heal Cough and Colds?

A: Antibiotics are only good against bacteria. They do not bode well when fighting viruses, as they tend to hide behind the body’s cells. This makes them hard to target.

Q: What Are The Factors That Affect My Cholesterol?

A: Foods rich in saturated fat and are naturally high in cholesterol can cause disbalance in one’s cholesterol levels. So does lack of exercise and being overweight.

Q: Are There Any Home Remedies For Muscle Pain?

A: Hot compress is what you should use for throbbing muscles. Avoid cold compresses, as the icy temperature constricts blood flow over the aching part of the body.

Q: How Can I Keep My Heart Healthy?

A: Lack of sleep increases the risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Turning in for the night early means = a healthy heart.

Q: How Can I Protect Myself From Sicknesses Caused By Pollution?

A: According to an article from, covering your mouth and nose with a handkerchief or facemask prevents you from directly exhaust spewed from the tailpipes of vehicles. It may look silly, but at least it keeps your lungs from harm’s way.

Q: Which Home Remedies Ease Cough?

A: Gargling with salt and water really helps. According to Dr. Philip T. Hagen: “A saline solution can draw excess fluid from inflamed tissues in the throat, making them hurt less…gargling also loosens thick mucus, which can remove irritants like allergens, bacteria and fungi from the throat.”

Q: What Should I Do To Speed Up Recovery From Fever?

A:  Bed rest coupled with drinking lots of fluids at least 8 glasses of water and clear soup to prevent dehydration.

Q: What Should I Do To Speed Up My Recovery From Colds?

A: Take a hot shower because the heat from warm baths de-congest mucous and phlegm in the body. Plus, it distresses your body from chills, regulates your inner temperature, and makes you feel relaxed during and after.

Q: What Medicines Can I Take For My Headache?

A: For tension headaches, you can take over-the-counter solutions like ibuprofen. Sleep/rest is also a must, in order for you to recuperate properly and not think too much (this could just worsen the ailment).

Q: What Medicines Can I Take For Diabetes?

A: The most common method is via insulin injections in the abdomen, hips, or upper area of the buttocks. Medicines can also come in tablet form such as Metformin or Glimeperide. In both cases, consult your doctor for the proper dosage.

Q: What Medicines Can I Take  For Cough?

A: Expectorants for phlegmy cough loosens thick mucous so that you can cough it up easier. Less phlegm means less coughing. Some over-the-counter medicine for phlegmy cough include Ambroxol, Bromhexine and Carbocisteine.

Q: What Healthy Foods Will Lower My Cholesterol?

A: Fish are high in omega-3 acids that lower one’s chances of dying from heart-related complications. The American Heart Association lists certain fishes to eat such as mackerel, sardines, Albacore tuna, and salmon.

Q: Does The Rain Make Us Sick?

A: According to Professor Ron Eccles, people exposed to cold weather are more susceptible to sicknesses. The reason? The freezing climate contracts blood vessels, preventing warm blood to reach white blood cells. The warm blood is the leukocytes’ fuel to fight foreign invasion in the body.

Q: How Can I Lower My Cholesterol?

A: Eat foods that are high in fiber. Fruits, veggies, oats, beans, legumes, and grains contain no cholesterol. These are effective in absorbing LDL in your body like a sponge.

Q: What Are The Most Common Symptoms Of Diabetes?

A: Frequent urination. If you regularly keep going to the CR to pee, take note at how often you do. Since your body isn’t producing enough insulin to accept the glucose in your bloodstream, your kidney uses the water in your blood instead to make it acceptable. This in turn fills your bladder and makes you urinate more.

Q: What Are The Remedies Of Sore Throat?

A: Give your voice a rest. Talking, shouting, even humming your favorite TV show tune is not encouraged. Doing any of these will strain your larynx even more. Resting your voice is the key to getting better.

Q: What Are The Different Kinds Of Cough Medicine?

A: Cough suppresants, oral expectorants and topical medicine such as ointment or camphor are just some of the medicines you can take or apply to ease cough.

Q: Why Do Common Colds Usually Get Worse At Night?

A: One of the reasons why colds usually get worse at night is because of the fact that we are lying down. When we assume a horizontal position, there is more pressure on the sinus cavities.  

Q: How Do I Maintain Strong and Healthy Joints?

A: Watch your weight. The number of pounds in your body weight is directly related to your joints’ health. Important joints such as your knee and back support most of your body weight. Studies have proven that losing 1 lb. is equivalent to taking 4 lbs. of pressure off from those joints. 

Q: Does The Flu Also Cause Muscle Aches?

A: Muscle pain is one of the human body’s defense mechanisms against pyrexia. When the body goes into fever, it generates heat to destroy some of the virus or bacteria infecting the body outright. He explains that this increase in body temperature. But at the same time, this heat breaks downs muscle tissue, increasing the production of proteins, which the body needs to fight the virus.

Q: How Can I Improve My Eyesight?

A: Vegetables like carrots and pumpkins are your eyes’ best friends for life! Studies show that these contain vitamin A, which boosts eyesight. This is good motivation for you to switch from carbonated drinks and instant cup noodle meals to carrot juice and pumpkin soup.

Q: Any Tips On How To Choose The Right Food Supplements?

A: It’s always good to know anything and everything about the supplement you’re about to buy. Find out what the effect of each ingredient is on the human body. Find out as well about the company making them. What’s their history? What is their line of products?