When You Get a 'Common Cold' There Are Natural Cures That Work Quickly

(NaturalNews) During sometime in this year, you will most likely succumb to the common cold. Even the strongest or the bravest person will at times have the nasty old "common cold" bug. Many confuse the flu with the cold and there are some simple differences to help you know which treatment to take. Natural medicines should be taken at all times, as antibiotics will only suppress your immune system.

When is it more than just a cold?

  • Shortness of breath or wheezing
  • Sore throat
  • Little or no appetite
  • Excessive pain in the lungs, throat or ears
  • A temperature over 101 degrees for more than 3 days
  • A fever of 103 degrees or more.

It is important when looking at any natural remedy, to first increase your immune system and then attack the bug. A clean body cannot get the cold or the flu. There are approximately 200 different viruses that cause the common cold and the most known virus is called "Respiratory Syncitial Virus" (RSV). Colds are infectious disease and can be passed on to others.

What is the difference between asthma and the flu or common cold?

  • Fever

What is the difference between the flu and the common cold?

  • The common cold is basically an illness above the neck
  • With the flu, you will feel bad all over
  • lack of energy
  • flushed face
  • fever of 102-106 degrees

What are the symptoms of the common cold?

  • Sneezing
  • Runny and dripping nasal problems
  • Nasal congestion

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September 11, 2009