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Heat Wave: Causes, symptoms and cure for itchy throat!

KARACHI: Due to the rising pollution, allergies & other maladies caused by viruses – like itchy throat – are pretty prevalent among Karachiites. 
Some of the common causes of itchy throat are: Allergic rhinitis (also known as hay fever), food allergies particularly from peanuts, shellfish, eggs, milk, wheat, medicine reactions,  strep throat (or bacterial cases of tonsillitis), dehydration, acid reflux etc. Symptoms of this chaos may vary from person to person.
However, the most widespread warning signs include runny or stuffy nose, sinus pressure, itchy eyes & skin, sneezing like crazy, weariness & eyes tearing.
According to the connoisseurs, people could ward off itchy throat by giving up smoking and avoiding caffeine.
Also, you should keep your house clean and keep windows closed. Drink ample water around 12 glasses per day.
It can be cured via some home remedies. For instance: i) You can ingest a spoonful of natural honey; ii) You can add a pinch of salt in lukewarm water & gargle; iii) You can drink tea mixed with lemon & honey.
It usually heals via the above mentioned tips within a week.
However, if it lasts for more than 10 days and if you feel that the situation is going downhill, then you must seek professional advice at once. | YouTube Channel

M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.