Wednesday, January 16, 2013 —
Help ease throat pain with cough drops or throat spray. While not a cure-all, cough drops or hard candy can help provide relief from a dry, tickling cough. Also consider taking a warm shower or using a vaporizer to increase the moisture of indoor air.
No matter what your symptoms are, it’s important to get some rest and stay hydrated. Doctors recommend six to eight hours of sleep every night to fight and prevent illnesses and keep the immune system healthy.
If you have any questions or doubts about which medications may be best for you, talk with your pharmacist. And if symptoms worsen or last for more than two weeks, be sure to see your doctor.
More tips on how to prevent and treat a cold or the flu can be found at www.CDC.gov.
Don’t needlessly suffer this season. With the right treatment, you can help alleviate your cold and flu symptoms.