Cough and cold are two diseases that can be easily transmitted from one person to another. One can get either one or both two diseases at the same time.
Usually, this disease is characterized by other simpler symptoms like sore throat, headache, runny nose, malaise or weakening of the whole body, sleeplessness or insomnia, etc. This disease doesn’t choose its victim but, children and aged individuals are usually more susceptible to this disease because of weaker immune system.
Consumption of cold beverages and food can contribute greatly to acquiring cough and cold. Sometimes, cough and cold is caused by water pollution. These symptoms can be simple, and easy to cure with good medications, but sometimes they can impose complications and may result into more health problems in the long run.
The best way to avoid diseases is prevention. Prevention is better than cure, this may sound cliché but this is the most fundamental idea of healing. It is always better to keep away food that is not really good for our health. If you are allergic to something like food, it will be better if you stay away from these.
There is no need to panic once you get one or both of these diseases. Simple conditions do not require you to rush to your doctor or take antibiotics, there are many cures and alternative cures for these symptoms. You can opt for traditional drug medications or natural herbal alternatives you can find even in your kitchen.
Below are some few remedies for common cough and cold:
- A teaspoon of ginger juices with honey three times a day is a good alternative these symptoms.
- Half cup of water, honey and lemon juice can give good relief in these symptoms.
- Another good alternative for fast relief is mixing the same amount of cinnamon powder, cardomon, ginger powder and black pepper with powdered sugar and one teaspoon of honey.
- Small ginger chewed with half a pinch of salt can give great relief in the throat.