2nd October 2019

health
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How often should you gargle with salt water for a sore throat?

Saltwater gargle. Several studies have found that gargling several times a day with warm salt water can reduce swelling in the throat and loosen mucus, helping to flush out irritants or bacteria. Doctors generally recommend dissolving half a teaspoon of salt in one cup of water.

How long should you wait to drink after gargling salt water?

Take a big sip of the salt water and hold it in your mouth. Gargle the salt water in your throat for about 30 seconds and spit it out. Repeat this process until you've finished the whole cup. Gargle with salt water every 4 hours to relieve the pain in your sore throat effectively.
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