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  • November 21, 2012
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A lot is spoken about the common cold and nobody is spared from it.

What usually starts with a few sneezes can at times lead to a prolonged period of unrest.

Causes and symptoms of upper respiratory tract infection are varied.

Symptoms include sneezing, running nose, cough, fever and headache. In severe and prolonged cases, most of these are present.

It cannot be always prevented but can be controlled easily by taking right measures.

Avoid things that don’t agree with you like ice creams, cold drinks

Do not ignore the initial signs of an impending episode.

Keep yourself warm during an attack. Have warm drinks and food items.

Steam inhalation helps in clearing congestion form the sinus and chest.

Natural supplements containing Vitamin C and Zinc improve immunity and help in coping better with an infection.

Herbal remedies containing anti oxidants also promote faster recovery.

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