Common cold is an upper respiratory viral infection. The symptoms may include a stuffy or runny nose, sore throat, cough, fever, fatigue, sneezing and headaches or body aches. There are no cures for virus, and anti biotics won't help.
Get lots of rest when you are down with common cold. Drink fluids, this will loosen your mucus and keep you hydrated.
Avoid alcohol, don't smoke, and stay away from smokers.
Use analgesics, such as aspirin and acetaminophen, will relieve the pain and fever.
Eating chicken soup cab help to relieve symptoms of upper respiratory infections.
Take vitamins and mineral supplement. Vitamin C, vitamin E, selenium
and beta carotene helps keep our bodies free from infection and fights
off infection that do strike.