In winter, infection in the throat is a common thing because of no mist found in the air in this season. Inhaling the dry air causes nose, throat and ear infections because these organs are interconnected. A person with a sore throat feels pain, itching, burning, scratches in the throat. Sore throat governs fever, runny nose and cough. Cough leads to rib cage pain. Too much cold drinks, dry air, dehydration and colder weather causes this infection. It is a common sore throat that lasts at least a week if we take a few precautions to get rid of this infection.
In Great Britain, from 2015-2020, it was estimated that almost 1.75 million individuals suffer from sore throats.
What is a sore throat?
Infection is an area of the body that has been affected by microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses and yeast, etc. Sore throat is a kind of viral infection caused by a virus. We know that breathing, eating, and drinking is the basic needs of survival. Due to this infection, we face difficulty to execute these actions. Even swallowing also hurts a lot. Since the voice is directly linked to the throat so because of throat infection, the voice becomes inaudible and undetectable.
PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES TO GET RID OF SORE THROAT FAST
Usage of Hot water
We can get rid of sore throats by continuously using hot water either by drinking or taking baths. Hot water not only soothes the pain of the throat but also keeps us hydrated. It also reduces the shivering in the cold.
To Gargle with salty water
Gargling is one of the oldest fork remedies to treat sore throat. Gargling with salted hot water not only settles the affected throat but also helps in exiting the mucus by making it thin.
Honey with black pepper
Grind the black pepper in a fine powder. Take one tablespoon of honey with one-fourth teaspoon of black pepper powder. Mix it well and lick this mixture. Licking this mixture twice a day. It will heal the sore throat soon because of both ingredients’ antibacterial and antiviral properties.
Lemon as a powerful disinfectant
Take a lemon of medium size. Cut it into two halves. Squeeze the half lemon into a hot cup of water with a spoon of honey. Mix it well and drink. This drink heals the sore throat fast due to honey and lemon ingredients. Lemon is enriched with Vitamin C, which makes our immune system mobile. It fights against different viruses and bacteria.
Ginger as an antimicrobial
Take a piece of ginger. Peel and wash it well. Cut the ginger into slices of medium size. Take 2 cups of water with one slice of medium-sized ginger in a saucepan. Boil this mixture until it becomes only one cup. Add some honey or sugar if necessary. Mix it well. Stain this and serve. Use this mixture twice a day to soothe the sore throat fast.
A virus causes a common sore throat. Virus attacks the areas of our body. Our immune system defends the body against viral infections. Ginger plays a vital role in strengthening and boosting the immune system.
To treat sore throat, it is necessary to relax your throat. Speaking too much will enhance the period of sore throat, and the infection will increase. So rest your voice until you feel better.
Suffering from cold, cough, fever and runny nose enhances the chances of Covid, which is spreading very fast in the world. You may save yourself from fatal diseases by following these precautions because care is better than cure.