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Treatments for Common Cold During Seasonal Changes

  By posted Jul 1st 2014
Healthy Living

Treatments for Common Cold During Seasonal Changes


Change in seasons have a direct effect on us developing common cold. Seasonal changes see a spike in the spread of common cold. With monsoon approaching, monsoon maladies can cripple the enthusiasm of enjoying the rains. Hence spot the symptoms of common cold and stop it with these home remedies and foods.

 

Symptoms of Common Cold:

1) Mucus build-up in the nose
2) Sore throat
3) Coughing
4) Sneezing
5) Swelling of the sinus
6) Headache
7) Tiredness


How to Avoid Catching a Cold:

1) Do not sneeze into your hands but into your sleeve. And always use a hand sanitiser.
2) Drink plenty of water to fight the build-up of germs.
3) The best ways to fight with the common cold is to increase vitamins A,C, B complex and E.
4) Wash your hands as often as possible and avoid touching your face.
5) Reduce stress, stay happy.
6) Quit smoking and drink only in moderation.
7) Use disposable paper to wipe your hands and clear your nose.
8) Use tissues and disinfect your home regularly if one of the family members has the common cold.


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