How do I treat a cold at home? 8 effective steps to treat a cold

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How do I treat a cold at home? 8 effective steps to treat a cold

<p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr">Weather of Arabia - Unfortunately, when you have a cold, there is no way to get rid of it, and to counter this, there are a number of treatments at home that can alleviate the symptoms of a cold.</p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> When you catch a cold, all your daily tasks become more difficult, and since you can&#39;t get rid of it, follow some simple remedies that soothe nasal secretions, according to the medical website &quot;webmd&quot;.</p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><h3 style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> <strong>Cure a cold in just 8 steps</strong></h3><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><ul style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"><li style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> Drink plenty of fluids</li></ul><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> Drinking plenty of fluids helps reduce nasal secretions, moisturizes the throat and protects you from dehydration. Fluids are not only water-based, but sports drinks, herbs, fruit drinks or ginger drinks may also help rehydrate the body.</p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><ul style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"><li style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> steam inhalation</li></ul><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> A stuffy nose can be relieved by inhaling some steam, just put your head over a bowl of boiling water and breathe slowly through your nose, but be careful with the heat that may burn your nose, also try to get some moisture by taking a hot shower with the bathroom door closed well.</p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><ul style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"><li style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> Get rid of nasal secretions with salt water</li></ul><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> It can help get rid of nasal secretions easily and thus prevent the accumulation of mucus in the respiratory tract. This can be done by:</p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> Mix 3 teaspoons of iodine-free salt and 1 teaspoon of soda, use a teaspoon of the mixture on boiled or distilled water, and wash each nose well using a syringe filled with this solution to get rid of nasal secretions and ease breathing.</p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><ul style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"><li style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> Rest at home and warm the body</li></ul><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> It&#39;s especially important to get some rest when you have a cold or the flu, because rest makes your body direct its energy into fighting the infection.</p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><ul style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"><li style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> Gargling with warm salt water</li></ul><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> Half a teaspoon of salt dissolved in 200 ml of warm water four times a day, to soothe a burning throat.</p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><ul style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"><li style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> Soothe sinusitis</li></ul><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> Buying reusables at the drugstore or making your own, using a damp cloth and warming it for 30 seconds in the microwave, then applying it to the nose to get rid of sinusitis and soothe it.</p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><ul style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"><li style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> Put an extra pillow under your head</li></ul><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> Do this at night when you sleep to help relieve congested nasal passages and prevent mucus buildup in the chest.</p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><ul style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"><li style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> sleep</li></ul><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> Sleep is essential for the body to rest and heal, and although sleep will not help you get rid of a cold, it will allow your immune system to fight infections.</p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> Source: <a href="https://www.youm7.com/story/2019/1/5/%D8%B9%D9%84%D8%A7%D8%AC-%D8%A7%D9%... seventh day</a></p>

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