When you have a cold what do you do to feel better?

@maximax8 (30074)
United Kingdom
May 11, 2007 6:55am CST
I have just got a cold. I have a very sore throat and really want it to go away. What do you do when you have a cold to feel better?
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9 responses
• China
11 May 07
Hello maximax8 ,i'm sorry to hear about your healthy condition . I'm a Chinese and in our country we usually use Chinese medical science to cure some disease ,you know sometime it just use some root or stem of the plants to cure the disease . One of my realations is a Chinese herb doctor ,her major is breathe system ,and she said when someone is cold ,it's better to drink more water ,the water is the best prescription for our body ,it cae take our body's toxin .
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• Philippines
13 May 07
i drink lots and lots of water. you can also take nasal decongestant.
@maximax8 (30074)
• United Kingdom
15 May 07
I feel totally well again now after my cold. Thanks for your response.
@OURDEW (4812)
• United States
11 May 07
I feel sorry for you, I also have a cold. I am looking at what answers you get to help myself. Thanks for you post. LOL
@maximax8 (30074)
• United Kingdom
12 May 07
I hope that you get over your cold soon too. We have got some excellent answers here.
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@easy888 (10405)
• Australia
11 May 07
Hello,maximax,when you have a cold, the most important thing is to drink more water and take enough rest, also if you get sore throat,you can add salt into hot water and stil it until the salt melt in the water,then drink the whole mixture few times a day,it will help to reduce the sore.
@maximax8 (30074)
• United Kingdom
11 May 07
Thanks. I think the water is really helping me. Adding salt seems to be good as well.
• India
5 Jun 07
dear maximax8, whenever i have cold i drink lots of black tea with lots of ginger added to it.... you too can try it... you would definitely get the relief.
@usmcsgtwife (4997)
• United States
25 May 07
nice warm baths,some hot chicken noodle soup, and a warm cup of tea if what I like when I am not feeling well
@stelly (229)
• China
13 May 07
When I have a cold,I will stay in bed,drink a lot of water,eat some pears will make the throat more comfortable,especially take some Vc,your cold will go away soon.:)
@eipril (401)
• Philippines
12 May 07
when i have a cold i'd take a medicine to cure it ,.
@mujtab20 (434)
• Nigeria
11 May 07
Well as for me, I just take some pills and it's over.