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Vegan Sore Throat Lozenges and Cough Drops Options

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A little while back I had a bad cold and I was in desperate need of throat lozenges. But when I went to a local pharmacy, I found out that many popular cough drops are not vegan. As a result, I’ve put together this page to help you quickly find a vegan option so that you don’t have to waste time reading the ingredients in a store. Common Non-Vegan Ingredients to Watch Out for In Throat Lozenges...

The Complete Guide to Vegan Cough Medicine

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Note: Most medications are not strictly vegan. But some are closer than others. And even strict vegans often use cough medicine, which I’ll explain in more detail shortly. Why Wouldn’t Cough Medicine Be Vegan? There are 4 main issues that can cause a particular cough medicine to not be vegan friendly. Some of these are a bit controversial: Animal testing – Just about all medicine is...

Why Your Vegan Poop Might Be Green…And What To Do About It

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It might feel a bit weird, but looking at your poop occasionally is a good habit. It can help you gauge how well your body is working. Something that happens to a lot of vegans is that they look down one day and see green poop (stool). The good news is that it’s generally not something to be worried about, and is usually just a one or two time occurance. If it happens a lot, you should go see a...

Is a Vegan Diet a Good Eczema Treatment? Here’s What Science Says

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Eczema is unfortunately very common and annoying. It affects 15-20% of children, and 2-5% of adults worldwide. Some claim that a vegan diet is a great eczema treatment, almost miraculous, while others say that it makes their eczema worse. So who’s right? To find out, I reviewed several peer-reviewed studies that looked at many potential dermatitis treatments, some of which included a vegan diet...