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Coping with the Common Cold. Presented by Nate Harding. Cold Facts. We have more than 1 billion colds annually No remedy cures the common cold You can reduce the chances of catching a cold You can feel better when you are sick. When You Are Feeling Sick. Get plenty of rest

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Coping with the Common Cold

Presented by

Nate Harding


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Cold Facts

  • We have more than 1 billion colds annually

  • No remedy cures the common cold

  • You can reduce the chances of catching a cold

  • You can feel better when you are sick


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When You Are Feeling Sick

  • Get plenty of rest

  • Drink lots of fluids

  • Consume chicken soup


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If Your Throat Is Sore

  • Gargle with warm salt water

  • Let a lozenge dissolve slowly in your mouth

    • Choose one with menthol and mild anesthetic


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If Your Nose Is Stuffy

  • Try a decongestant

    • Shrinks blood vessels

    • Do not take for more than three days

  • Try an antihistamine

    • Relieves a runny nose, itching, and sneezing

    • Has a drying effect


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Avoid a Cold

  • Stay away from other people with colds

  • Wash your hands frequently

  • Keep your hands away from your mouth and nose

  • Dispose of tissues Promptly


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