Published On: Wed, Oct 10th, 2012

Common cold

Colds are the most common reason that children miss school and parents miss work. Cold can spread quickly.

Colds can occur at any time of the year, but mostly in the winter or rainy seasons.A cold virus spreads through little droplets that released when the sick person sneezes, coughs, or blows their nose.

The common cold causes:

  1. A runny nose.
  2. Nasal congestion.
  3. Sneezing.
  4. Sore throat.
  5. Cough.
  6. Headache.
Take Cold Medicine available in market. Or Medicines prescribed by doctor if severe problem.You may also take alternative treatments:
Chicken soup: It help fight infection with the presence of heat, fluid, and salt.
Vitamin C: Intake of vitamin c daily prevent the chances of getting affected by cold very often.
Zinc: When felt sick and feel the symptoms of cold consume zinc supplement with in 24 hours for 5 days may prevent cold.
Take medical attention when breathing get difficult and symptoms get worse even after 10 days of cold.

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