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Tips for common cold
« on: November 23, 2011, 10:49:35 AM »
Common Cold:
Winter is coming .Most of the people is affected by common cold. The term 'the common cold' does not denote a precisely defined disease, yet the characteristics of this illness are familiar to most people. It generally involves a runny nose, nasal congestion, and sneezing. You may also have a sore throat, cough, headache, or other symptoms.


Treatment and home remedies for the common cold:
There is no cure for the common cold. The common cold is a self-limited illness that will resolve spontaneously with time. Home remedies and treatments are directed at alleviating the symptoms associated with the common cold while the body fights off the infection.
Home treatment for the common cold includes getting rest and drinking plenty of fluids. In older children and adults, over-the-counter medications such as throat lozenges, throat sprays, cough drops, and cough syrups may help relieve symptoms, though they will not prevent or shorten the duration of the common cold. Gargling with warm saltwater may help those with a sore throat. Decongestants such as pseudoephedrine (Sudafed) or antihistamines may be used for nasal symptoms, while saline nasal sprays may also be beneficial. It is important to note that over-the-counter medications may cause undesirable side effects; therefore they must be taken with care.

Prevention of common cold:
The most important measure to prevent the common cold is to avoid infected individuals. Frequent hand washing is also extremely important, as this can destroy viruses that you have acquired from touching contaminated surfaces. Also, try to avoid sharing utensils and try to use disposable items (such as disposable cups) if someone in your family has a cold. Finally, lifestyle modifications such as smoking cessation and stress management may decrease your susceptibility to acquiring the common cold. At this time, an effective vaccine against the common cold is not available.

Tips for common cold:
•   The common cold is caused by many different viruses.
•   Being in cold weather does not cause the common cold.
•   Over-the-counter medications may be used for treatment of the common cold.
•   Antibiotics do not help the common cold.
•   The common cold is self-limited and can generally be managed at home.
•   Drinking plenty of fluids.
•   Take vitamin C containing fruits, such as lemon, guava, peppers, oranges, strawberries and grapefruit
•   Maintain personal hygiene.
•   Avoid excess dust.
« Last Edit: November 23, 2011, 10:52:25 AM by sharifa »
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Re: Tips for common cold
« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2011, 04:26:04 PM »
wow.......it's really very helpful for us

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Re: Tips for common cold
« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2011, 05:20:32 PM »
it's really helps me lot

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Re: Tips for common cold
« Reply #3 on: November 26, 2011, 12:02:16 PM »
thanks for the post.................
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Re: Tips for common cold
« Reply #4 on: November 26, 2011, 12:13:11 PM »
thanks for the helpful post. i do suffer from cold a lot during this season. i wll definitely try the tips.
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Re: Tips for common cold
« Reply #5 on: November 26, 2011, 03:53:36 PM »
good tips sharifa!
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Re: Tips for common cold
« Reply #6 on: November 26, 2011, 06:22:07 PM »
Very helpful post for us.
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Re: Tips for common cold
« Reply #7 on: November 27, 2011, 02:03:07 PM »
Nice tips. it will be very helpful for us.
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Re: Tips for common cold
« Reply #8 on: November 28, 2011, 11:10:15 AM »
Thanks
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Re: Tips for common cold
« Reply #9 on: November 30, 2011, 03:09:06 PM »
good tips
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Re: Tips for common cold
« Reply #10 on: January 07, 2012, 03:50:34 PM »
thanks
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Re: Tips for common cold
« Reply #11 on: January 07, 2012, 04:13:44 PM »
Thank you madam.
Good post.........proper information placed in proper site in proper time.
simple perfect post.
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Re: Tips for common cold
« Reply #12 on: January 22, 2012, 04:55:59 PM »
Very helpful post....................
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Re: Tips for common cold
« Reply #13 on: February 13, 2012, 06:57:00 PM »
What I say? In a word, it will assist me to prevent myself.
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Re: Tips for common cold
« Reply #14 on: February 13, 2012, 08:28:27 PM »
Thanks.
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