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What should be done to avoid viral cold?

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Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
Family Medicine

In brief: Immunity boost

Take a vitamin D3 (5000 IU/day) supplement and good quality probiotic daily.
Also, taking a zinc supplement ~15 mg/day may help prevent catching colds.

In brief: Immunity boost

Take a vitamin D3 (5000 IU/day) supplement and good quality probiotic daily.
Also, taking a zinc supplement ~15 mg/day may help prevent catching colds.
Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
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Dr. Christopher Lynch
Internal Medicine

In brief: Echinacea

There is some data suggesting that daily echinacea can prevent vital uris.
There is similar data for zinc supplementation as well. It does not appear these agents treat a uri, but rather, may prevent them.

In brief: Echinacea

There is some data suggesting that daily echinacea can prevent vital uris.
There is similar data for zinc supplementation as well. It does not appear these agents treat a uri, but rather, may prevent them.
Dr. Christopher Lynch
Dr. Christopher Lynch
Thank
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