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Old 10-17-2008, 07:16 AM
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First cold of the season!

Along with the cold weather, comes the first cold of the season. I woke up with it this morning. Any suggestions on making it shorter? Everyone in my office is sneezing now too (not my fault, I swear! LOL!). It's mostly a head cold, nothing in my chest.
What remedies do you find work for you?

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Nothing really works for me except for getting some Augmentin from my doctor. As soon as I get a cold it ends up turning into bronchitis so I don't mess around anymore!
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I'm the wrong person to ask - I've been off all week with what started out as a cold and ended up as chest infection from hell and taking alcohol with the antibiotics just made me a cheap date.

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Hope you fel better. When my husband or I have a cold we rely on Day-Quil or NyQuil tablets. They work really well and clear your head up. If you have a cough we take nyquil liquid cold medicine. WE also run a vaporizer at night putting Vick vapor rub liquid in the water. That works great for us, making it easier to breathe during the night. Hope this helps!
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thats the worst, i havent had my first 'cold' of the season... but im sure it wont be long, as my mum has the worst one ever! Normally i dose up on any cold medicines and keep at those cough/cold sweets!! xxx stay in bed with a nice hot water bottle! xx
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I am telling you now...make yourself some homemade chicken noodley soup!! If you need the recipe, just let me know.
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I'm having chicken noodle soup for lunch
I call it Noodley too (but only in front of the kids LOL!!)
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UGH! I hope it is a short lived cold!! I always start taking "Airborne" when I start w/ a cold. It helps build your immune system. Maybe it's just me, but since I have discovered Airborne my colds seem to be much shorter lived & they don't seem to get as severe!!! Also lots of Vit. C & for me Alka Seltzer Cold helps!!! Get better SOON!!!
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Uni Flu tablets always work for me along with plenty of hot lemon
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