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Colds and Flu

The common cold is distinct from a flue and have differing causes and symptoms. A cold is a group of symptoms caused by a mild viral infection of the respiratory system and nose. A flu is caused by the influenza virus that creates an acute viral infection. Symptoms of a cold are a runny nose, sore throat, sinus congestion, mild headache and fever, sneezing, watery eyes and mid fatigue. Flu symptoms include a headache, extreme exhaustion, chills, an aching body, dry cough, fever, runny nose, sore throat and nausea/ vomiting. Colds and flu symptoms can be treated with pain relief medication, decongestants, cough syrups, vitamin and mineral supplements, herbal remedies, a yearly flu vaccine, flu medication. Natural treatments include rest and fluid hydration acupressure, Ayurveda, Traditional Chinese Medicine, homoeopathy, naturopathy, and reflexology

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