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 An overview of the best ways to treat your cold




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What are some cold remedies that will help me?
There are some great remedies that you can use to make your cold better.
Many medicinal and non-medicinal options exist, and they can all help with
your cold symptoms.



Here is a list of some of the remedies you can use:



Medicinal options                                      Non-medicinal options
Cough suppressants                                     Zinc

Antihistamines                                         Vitamin C

Expectorants                                           Salt water gargles

Pain relievers                                         Steam

Nasal sprays                                           Menthol

                                                       Rest

                                                       Liquids




Here are some things you shouldn’t do:
   •   Do not take unnecessary antibiotics
   •   Do not give over-the-counter medicine to very young children or babies




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What are some symptoms of a cold?
The most common symptoms of a head cold are:

   •   Runny nose
   •   Nasal congestion
   •   Sneezing
   •   Itchy or sore throat
   •   Cough
   •   Fatigue
   •   Loss of appetite
   •   Fever
   •   Muscle aches and pain
   •   Water eyes
   •   Headache



If you have many of these symptoms, you could be suffering from a head cold.




It is important to know that many of these symptoms can also be symptoms of
allergies or the flu. It is important to ask your doctor so you can determine
whether you have a cold or the flu.




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What is the difference between cold and flu?
Since they share many symptoms, it can be difficult to know the difference.
Here are some common symptoms of a cold and some common symptoms of
the flu.



Symptoms                                               Cold                      Flu
Runny nose or nasal congestion                         √                         √

Sneezing                                               √                         √

Cough                                                  √                         √

Sore throat                                            √                         √

Fever                                                  √                         √

Fatigue                                                √                         √

Headache                                               √                         √

Body aches and pains                                                             √

Chills                                                                           √

Fatigue                                                √                         √

Nausea or vomiting                                                               √



As you can see, the common cold and the flu share many symptoms. The main
difference is that flu symptoms tend to be more severe than cold symptoms.



If you have symptoms that are very severe or last a long time, it is important to
see your doctor as soon as you can.




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What is a chest cold?
A chest cold is actually a way to refer to acute bronchitis. This is an
inflammation of the bronchial tubes which causes mucus production, a dry
cough, and sometimes soreness of the chest.

Here are the most common symptoms of a chest cold:

   •   Frequent cough that produces mucus
   •   Chest pain, pressure, or soreness
   •   Extreme fatigue and lack of energy
   •   Mild persistent headache
   •   Body aches
   •   Mild fever
   •   Watery eyes
   •   Sore throat
   •   Wheezing or difficulty breathing



A chest cold is most often caused by a virus, but is sometimes caused by
bacteria or airborne pollutants.



Treatment
Here are some great ways to get rid of a chest cold:

   •   Rest
   •   Salt water gargles
   •   Hydration



As always, if your chest cold does not go away or if your symptoms get worse,
see a doctor as soon as you can.




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Is it a good idea to starve a cold?
You may have head from your grandmother that a good way to get rid of a cold
is to starve it. Actually, this isn’t entirely true – food gives you energy, and
your body needs energy to be able to fight the cold.

It is a good idea to eat certain things when you have a cold so your body can
fight it off more quickly.



Here is a list of the nutrients that you should get a lot of when you are sick,
and what foods you can find them in:

   •   Protein: soy milk, chicken, egg whites
   •   Antioxidants: spinach, broccoli, tomatoes
   •   Calcium: milk, yogurt, cheese, orange juice
   •   Zinc: meat, nuts, seeds



As you can see, it isn’t a good idea to starve a cold, but you should give your
body the nutrients that it needs.




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Description: Today there are a staggering number of products on drugstore shelves touting their cold-fighting prowess. But who should you believe? And if these products do relieve you of your cold symptoms, at what cost? Here we outline the most common and often misunderstood medications used for treating cold and cough symptoms.