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antibiotics460It is better not to take any antibiotics to treat acne. Antibiotics work tremendously well, but they only last for 3-5 months which focus on killing those bacteria. But, after that period, the bacteria may get resistance towards the drugs. Therefore, you have to switch to another antibiotic. The problem¬† is you have to change your drugs every once in awhile because your body do not respond well for certain type of antibitiotics for long period of times. The advice is if your acne problem is not severe, don’t even try to think about taking antibiotics since it does not really treat the acne permanently. Also, let’s say in the future you may some bacteria infections and the doctor wants you to take certain kind of antibiotics, unfortunately your body may already do not respond to that antibiotic because you had taken the same drug for awhile. Taking antibiotics is not like taking supplements or vitamins, so if you could avoid it, please do so.

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Salt for sore throat?

Many options to cure a sore throat. Have you ever tried to use salt to cure it? Gargling a glass of salt concentrated water can ease your pain (a cup of water with 6-8 teaspoons)

This is due to the fact that the salt has the properties to kill some bacteria¬† (some of them do not survive in high saline environment) and absorb mucus in the infected throat. Just in case it doesn’t work, do not add more salt and gargle it every now and then. Since, salt also may irritate throat skin layer. Keep in mind, keep everything in moderate. Too much of something is never good.

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