When Colds Strike

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The cold and flu season is already here and many believe that the spread of these infections are going to be worse during the harsh months of January and February. Whether flu vaccines work or not is a debatable point but we can all take charge of our bodies to protect ourselves and our families from these infections. Read More…

Getting Rid Of A Cold Quickly

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When you catch a cold, it is very natural to want to get rid of it fast. The average duration of a cold is between four and seven days and this all depends on the strength of our immune system and how quickly it can respond. The common cold is a group of upper respiratory concerns caused by viruses which is why antibiotics should not be prescribed since they will not work.

The most common viruses responsible for a cold are rhinovirus and corona virus although there are around two hundred types of viruses which may cause a common cold. Symptoms of a common cold include a runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes, nasal congestion, sore throat, lethargy, mild cough and itching of the throat. Read More…