Sore throat can be quite painful, but here are some things you can do to make the experience more bearable.
Gargle with saltwater
Warm saltwater as a gargle is effective in easing the discomfort of a sore throat. This antibacterial mixture can also hasten the healing process.
Drink plenty of water
Hydrating with water can help soothe the pain and irritation on your throat, and can help fight the sore throat infection.
Sweet and sugary food items can irritate the throat and bring even more discomfort.
Turn to tea
The antioxidants found in tea help fight the sore throat infection, and boost the body’s immune system.
Soothe with steam from a shower
The steam when you take a shower can soothe your painful throat.
Get plenty of rest
Your body needs plenty of rest to be able to fight the infection of the sore throat, so that it heals even quicker.