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ways to recover from a cold faster

Can anyone tell me some tried and true ways to speed recovery from a cold. Would appreciate it! (I never get colds but this one is hitting me hard.)

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Asked by SeventiesChild at 12:31 PM on Oct. 8, 2010 in Health

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  • I take Tylenol cold pills every 4 hours and it usually goes away pretty quickly. Just make sure you eat enough or you will start to feel loopy.

    Answer by Shanna84 at 12:32 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • Plenty of rest and fluids does it for me!

    Answer by motherofpearls at 12:32 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • This is the worst tasting thing in the world but it works great! Grab a coffee cup and cover the bottom of the glass with honey, add a shot of whisky...then 1/4th the cup of lemmon juice then water...heat for 1min in the microwave and stir....drink it all before it cools down or within about 3 min or will get hot and sweaty but you will feel 10000 times better my grandma had me do this when I was sick last year...felt great after about an hour...if that

    Answer by Shelii at 12:34 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • i think after the whisky i wouldn't much care about anything!!! LOL

    Comment by SeventiesChild (original poster) at 12:36 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • Steam and humidity , fluids and plenty of rest
    Teresa S.

    Answer by Teresa S. at 12:47 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • I wish I knew sweetheart.I've been fighting one for over 3 weeks now and can't seem to shake it.It's hard for me to get any rest because I go to school full time and can't miss any classes.I'm just living with it.

    Answer by bvannkissy at 12:56 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • The old honey whiskey and lemon used to work for us kids too back in the 60's-70' worries about the alcohol you bring it to a boil........the alcohol burns most of it off so no need to worry about being liquored up alot!

    But you will feel all warm and cozy! LOL

    Answer by LilyPondOasis at 7:29 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • Elderberry is a fantastic anti-viral, more than twice as effective as prescription antivirals, without any side effects

    Answer by rkoloms at 3:37 PM on Oct. 9, 2010

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