15 Safe Tips for Bouncing Back From a Cold

Follow a few simple and easy steps to relieve the discomfort and heal
15 Safe Tips for Bouncing Back From a Cold


It is fairly common knowledge that there is no cure for the common cold. You can let the virus run its course and bounce back from it like a champ.[slideshow:103508]

The cold is called “common” for a reason. Approximately 22 million school days are lost each year in the U.S. due to the illness, according to the CDC, and about 100 different viruses can cause it. 

Both cold and flu are contagious viral infections of the respiratory tract that make you cough and irritate the nasal passages. The itch in your throat, the headache and the sniffles – yes, you are coming down with the infection or virus.

About 5 to 20 percent of people in the U.S. come down with the flu, usually in the winter between October and March. 

Most people recover in seven to 10 days, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Adults have an average of 2-3 colds per year, and children have even more.

Don’t feel under the weather for too long. Get better without risking getting worse first.

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