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Thank god I have no classes tomorrow, but by Friday, I don't want to be sick anymore!

I am eating chicken soup and drinking lots of water and tea.

What else can I do?

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"Umka" drops. Put them in your food, drink, or take them straight. You can find it in health food stores. One ml 3 times a day. It always shortens the duration/lessens the symptoms for me.

Feel better!

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SLEEP...ALOT


I say let me never be complete,

I say may I never be content,

I say deliver me from Swedish furniture,

I say deliver me from clever arts,

I say deliver me from clear skin and perfect teeth,

I say you have to give up,

I say evolve and let the chips fall where they may.

--Fight Club: This is your life

"Its only after you've lost everything that you're free to do anything."


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When I have a cold I usually sleep more, drink lots of water, drink lots of tea, eat chewable vitamin C and lastly I have echinacea 4 times a day... (that stuff rocks)

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I just came back from the store, got vitamin C, Echanecia, Sudafed 24 hour. That's what the pharmacist suggested.

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try drinking lots of water, sleeping a lot, and RUN. For some reason running always helps me feel better. It doesnt have to be that long..maybe just 1 mile. It also makes u sneeze more, getting a lot of the infected snot out.

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You know what fights off common colds? Your immune system.

Think of vitamins that are immune boosters: Vitamin C, r-ALA (since it increases levels of vitamin c in the body), and zinc.

If you choose vitamin c, use "ester c" - it is lipid and water soluable, which is not the case for ascorbic acid.

If the going gets really tough, you can take psuedophedrine on occassion to relieve runny nose.


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Thanks for the replies, I'm feeling much better now; Did a lot of sweating yesterday, in combination with vitamin C, echanacea, Sudafed.

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