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how should i treat common cold with simple home remedies?

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Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 36 years experience
See below: Take lots of vitamin c, drink lots of fluids, take airborne, get lots of sleep.

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What home remedies for a common cold actually work?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Cold remedies: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestionsaline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.
A 35-year-old member asked:

Can you please list the most common home remedies to cure the common cold?

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Dr. David Martin
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 28 years experience
Common cold: To truly cure the common cold, the only thing i know that will work is time. Everything else to my knowledge just helps with the symptoms. Some studies have discussed zinc, but it can make people quite nauseated, so i don't recommend it.

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