Friday, September 29, 2006

Adult Self-Care for Colds and Flu II

Cough and Sore Throat Soothers
Whether it's a swelling in the throat, hoarse voice or cough, a few simple measures and alleviate these symptoms greatly:

Reduce irritation by gargling

  • Taking 1/2 cup warm water with 1/2 tsp salt, gargle every two hours
  • Throat lozenges are great!
  • Cough drops help moisten the throat
Cough that cough away
  • An expectorant will help loosen the mucus
  • Dry cough can be controlled by a cough suppressant

Next: Digestive problems

1 comment:

H said...

oh my god- Subhan sis' sick with a cold...i'll so make i use your advise :)