What is the best treatment for cold?

Boost immunity. 1. Throat coat liquorice tea: several times/day 2. Megafood Megaflora plus probiotics 4 caps 2 times/day for 1 week. 3. Sunshine for 30-45 minutes daily at noon or Vitamin D3 10,000 IU/day (NOW brand is good) 4. Zinc supplement 50 mg/day (NOW brand is good) with food for 7-10 days 5. No milk products for 10-15 days.
Rest! Rest, plenty of fluid, more rest, and medications to manage the symptoms such as nyquil, sudafed, tylenol, (acetaminophen) motrin, etc. You'll be fine after a few days. Do contact your doctor if you has high fever or any symptoms inconsistent with a simple cold.

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