067 - Three Best Bug Bite Home Remedies
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Welcome to The No Cap Health Show, a weekly podcast where Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler uses his decades of experience in medicine and ability as an expert researcher to provide a light-hearted approach and share health trends popular on TikTok. In this episode, Dr. Brian provides his Cap/No Cap analysis on today’s topic: Three Best Bug Bite Home Remedies.
What are the benefits of Benadryl, lidocaine cream and hydrocortisone cream? What is witch-hazel? What else can we do to protect ourselves while enjoying the summer weather? Find out in today’s episode!
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01:39 – Dr. Brian makes an exciting announcement about his upcoming book at https://www.influencedsocialmedia.com/
03:37 – Dr. Brian introduces today’s topic: Three Best Bug Bite Home Remedies
04:42 – Benadryl, lidocaine cream and hydrocortisone cream
06:30 – A bonus remedy, Witch-hazel
07:29 – Other measures of protection to consider while out enjoying the summer weather
08:55 – Dr. Brian provides the Cap/No Cap Recap of today’s episode, teases next week’s topic, and reminds listeners to Rate and Review this podcast on RateThisPodcast.com/NoCap.
“So Benadryl is very good for allergies, allergic reactions, and helps with itching. So, that’s why Benadryl is key.”(04:50) (Dr. Brian)
“Hydrocortisone is an anti inflammatory. It’s a very mild steroid, so you never want to use this long term. But that can also reduce inflammation, reduce itching, and reduce pain.”(05:16) (Dr. Brian)
“My daughter would love this because she, for some reason, attracts bees. And she gets tons and tons of bee stings. I don’t know what it is. Over the course of her life she’s gotten I don’t know many bee stings. Maybe the bees think she’s just one big giant piece of pollen or something. I don’t know.”(05:46) (Dr. Brian)
“Ticks can carry Lyme disease, and Lyme disease can be a really bad player. So, always think about wearing long pants with shoes and socks if you’re gonna be hiking in an area with ticks.”(07:09) (Dr. Brian)
“Let’s just cover the basics here. When you’re going out on a hot, sunny, summer day, wear sunglasses. Please, please, please don’t forget to protect your eyes. Sunglasses is like sunscreen for your eyes.”(07:30) (Dr. Brian)
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