I got this email from a medical doctor that said there were a few things you can do to prevent catching the swine flu. One of the things on the list was to gargle with warm salt water. I was skeptical about it so I called my mom (who is a nurse) and she said it's not a cure, but it can only help. Most viruses can't live in salt, so something as simple as gargling with salt water will help fight off the viruses!
I asked my mom what I could do for my kids...cause I wouldn't know how to teach them to gargle. She said to get a q-tip dipped in warm salt water and clean their noses out everyday. That will get the salt in their system and help block the virus of the swine flu.
Honestly, my kids have been sick for the past couple days and since I got that email I have tried it on them, and as far as I can see it is totally working!
It's something harmless and it might help prevent sickness....so I say give it a try!