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Reasons for feeling: Cold: hypothyroidism, anemia (esp. W low iron or vitamin b 12 deficiency), anorexia (fasting or low body weight), chronic illnesses, chronic pain, hypoglycemia, hypothermia (low body temperature), raynaud's disease, being in cold environment, cold intolerance, anxiety or panic, cardiac or nervous system diseases, some meds as well as both viral ; bacterial infections. ...Read more
Not sure what the: Question is. Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a neti 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. If this answer isn't what you were looking for > re-ask. ...Read more
Possibly hypothyroid: It is impossible for me to know, though perhaps from looking at your picture it is because you are skiing! But I doubt you are always skiing. The first thing I think of when someone is always cold is hypothyroidism. Have your doc check free T3 (liothyronine) as well as tsh. See http://www. Stopthethyroidmadness. Com/long-and-pathetic/ for a list of other symptoms associated with hypothyroidism. ...Read more
Cold is a caused by virus. They usually get better in a few days. Treatment is to ease symptoms whilst your immune system clears the infection. Paracetamol or brufen for fever, drinking plenty of fluids, nasal decongestants and rest are the usual recommendations.
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I'm not sure if you feel cold, your skin feels cold to the touch or you have a low body temp., but the most common reason is hypothyroidism, as our thyroid sets our rate of basal metabolism (our idle speed). Low temp. May also be associated with chronic infections, esp. Viral & Lyme. Start with thorough thyroid testing including Free & Reverse T3 (liothyronine).
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OTC: Since most colds are viral, your best bet is to figure out which of the symptoms of the cold bother you most and go for the best otc medicine that can help you out with that. If not sure, stop by and ask the pharmacist they can usually give pretty good direction. Along with that, patients should get plenty of hydration and don't over exert themselves. ...Read more
It's something else:
No cold lasts for 2 years- they seldom last 2 weeks.
I don't know your symptoms, but if you have chronic sinus symptoms it could be allergies or chronic sinusitis. If you have a cough you might have tuberculosis.
No matter what, this is not a cold and we can't diagnose you further here. It is important for you to see a good doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more
Coldrex: Coldrex a brand of multi-symptom cold and flu product. Contain paracetamol, an analgesic and antipyretic (it reduces body temperature when you have a fever). Phenylephrine hydrdochloride is a decongestant which unblocks your nose and sinuses.Caffeine is present as a mild stimulant and terpin hydrate isas an expectorant. Ascorbic acid (vitamin c) an added supplement. It treats symptoms only.. ...Read more
TCM: From a traditional chinese medicine perspective this may be related to a yin imbalance. I liked the explanation in the this article: yin-yang balance and food choice. This is a issue which can be addressed through acupuncture & your diet. You can check it out at: https://www. Acufinder. Com/acupuncture+information/detail/yin-yang+balance+and+food+choice. ...Read more
It depends: You have to check the ingredients and make sure there is no duplication. Acetaminophen, for example, can appear in many cold remedies and too much Acetaminophen can be toxic to your liver. If you make sure you only have one source of pain and fever medication, one decongestant, one expectorant (for cough) and one antihistamine, then ok. To be sure you don't get confused, ask the pharmacist. ...Read more
Cold tips: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline 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. ...Read more
Citramin: Citramins contains all the essential minerals bound to citric acid, in a formula that includes copper and iron. Besides providing a well-absorbed chelate, citric acid has potential health benefits of its own. As an important kreb's cycle intermediate (also called the citric acid cycle and important for energy production), citric acid is essential for metabolism in all living organisms. ...Read more
Can't predict: Feeling cold can be caused by a number of conditions. Thus, can't tell you the cause for your cold sensation. Take care. ...Read more
Tincture of time!: Millions have colds yearly. It is due to rhinoviruses and others. There is no cure. Rest, humidification, fluids, proper nutrution (chicken soup), fever control, vitamn c, perhaps an antihistamine to dry one up or perhaps a decongestant to open one up may be used. But usually observation, fluids and rest are all that is needed. Cover the coughs, nose and wash the hands. Stay at home! ...Read more
Common cold: Colds are caused by viruses (rhinovirus, enterovirus) and do not respond to antibiotics. Viruses will run their course over 3-7 days. The individual achieving a cure for a cold may well win the Nobel Prize! ...Read more
No cure: There is no cure for the common cold, but there are meds that may make the symptoms a little more bearable. These include over-the-counter pain and fever relievers, nasal sprays, and cough medications. If you have several medical conditions, take prescription medications, or treating a young child, check with your doctor before taking OTC medications. Http://www. Healthline. Com/health/cold-flu ...Read more
For adult or teenage if you decide to try non prescription medicines it is important to follow the instructions and not to combine medicines as you may take too much of one of the components. Ask the pharmacist for advise if you have heart or other medical condition
seek medical attention if you have fever, chills, difficulty breathing, chest pain, lost appetite or cough lasting more that 10 day ...Read more
Time...: For healthy people with no co-morbidities, the common cold goes away on its own - you are essentially "cured" within 5-7 days. It's all about symptom relief in the meantime - honey works just as well as otcs for cough, avoid exercise/cold air/ smoke, and lots of hand washing. Cheers! ...Read more
Mostly time.: A cold lasts 7 days if you treat it and a week if you don't. Focus on symptom relief with appropriate OTC cough/cold/sinus meds. Get plenty of rest to help your immune system function optimally. Stay well hydrated. For the sake of others, avoid kissing or sharing glassware & utensils. Use tissue to "catch" your coughs & sneezes, dispose of it promptly and wash your hands frequently. ...Read more
Headache is common: Is a common symptoms in viral infections and upper respiratory infections due to congestion of the sinuses and nasal congestion. I suggest the use of ORC Aleve or Advil if not allergic to NSAIDS and examination if not improved with 1 week. Force fluids:8-10 8 oz. glasses of electrolyte rich fluid/day (Powerade, Gatorade, Vitamin Water etc. Flush out your nose with nasal saline spray. ...Read more
Can't deal with cold: Cold intolerance = poor ability to tolerate cold environment which is normally not too bothersome for you. Often, this is a sign of low thyroid function (hypothyroidism), but other condition such as low blood pressure, peripheral vascular disease, infection/fever, raynaud's syndrome etc...If this is troubling you, please doc for an evaluation and possible treatment. Good luck. ...Read more
You can't, symptom: Relief only. Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a neti 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. ...Read more
Initially cold to calm down the inflammation from the initial injury and then heat helps the muscle itself to relax. Ice is usually maximum benefit for the first 72 hours only.
Try to eliminate the cause of the back spasm and avoid it in future. Avoid prolonged sitting, including working on a computer and driving. Avoid heavy lifting. Muscle relaxants and a chiropractor may be helpful. ...Read more