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I have a cold again D: - December 15th 2010, 11:44 AM

I feel like shit I've been trying everything possible to make the length of this cold decrease. I've taken two zinc tablets, a garlic tablet, ate raw garlic (which is disgusting ), eaten loads of oranges, been drinking boiling hot water, been washing my hands everytime I blow my nose and have been wiping most things I've touched (my keyboard, mouse, glasses, ipod) if this doesn't help I don't know what will.

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Re: I have a cold again D: - December 15th 2010, 11:56 AM

You just need to relax and let it pass. I know it's a nightmare but it'll go when it feels like it.




   
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Re: I have a cold again D: - December 15th 2010, 01:57 PM

Sadly what Tayla said is true. The cold will leave when it wants. There are ways to prevent spreading to it other people, which is what your already trying. But to actually get rid of a cold I think just time and rest. I know it sucks, I get sick SO much! I miss way to much school because of it, but it just passes.

I'd just say drink lots of water, maybe not so much juice because you don't want canker sores on top of being sick(trust me, I have them both atm) Just get lots of rest and let it pass. Hope you feel better soon!
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Re: I have a cold again D: - December 15th 2010, 02:08 PM

Just get plenty of rest and maybe take some cold tablets, they may not get rid of the cold but they'll probably make you feel a bit better.
   
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Re: I have a cold again D: - December 15th 2010, 02:30 PM

Ach Thanks guys though <3 I've taken so many cold tablets in the past few hours I feel a little funny at least my throat isn't hurting anymore.


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Re: I have a cold again D: - December 15th 2010, 11:11 PM

Tea is always good for sore throats Drink plenty of fluids, get plenty of rest, and perhaps take some OTC cold medicine.

Also, a recent study actually showed Vitamin C doesn't help reduce cold symptoms so you can slow down on the orange consumption

Link here: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/24/health/24resi.html


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Re: I have a cold again D: - December 15th 2010, 11:37 PM

Thank God for that, I actually hate oranges


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Re: I have a cold again D: - December 15th 2010, 11:38 PM

I don't mind them, I just hate when I bite into them and citrus juice squirts into my eyes


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Re: I have a cold again D: - December 16th 2010, 03:36 AM

I recommend taking vitamins everyday. Ever since I started doing that I've gotten sick less often


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Re: I have a cold again D: - December 16th 2010, 06:00 AM

Ways to reduce cold symptoms.

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Re: I have a cold again D: - December 16th 2010, 10:12 AM

I take zinc everyday to try and help my immune system, it has helped somewhat. I get less colds but when I DO get one they're pretty bad

Thanks though guys <3 I'll eat some veggies I don't like, I can barely taste anyway


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