Keep your immune system strong by following a healthy diet and lifestyle
Aside from maintaining good hygiene, boosting the immune system helps the body fight any illness and keep sickness at bay. Get plenty of sleep, exercise, keep stress levels low, and eat a well-balanced diet to boost the immune system.
When we do feel sick or have the common cold, it is important to not spread the sickness to others. Self-isolate at home, avoiding crowded places, and practicing proper coughing or sneezing etiquette. Wear a mask to cover your nose and mouth when outside. When coughing or sneezing, use a tissue or cough/ sneeze into the crook of your arm.
By following these simple tips and common cold treatment ideas, you can significantly reduce your chances of contracting the virus and spreading it to others.
How is the common cold different from COVID-19?
While both are caused by coronaviruses and share common symptoms, the common cold and COVID-19 are very different and unique
The common cold is considered a mild respiratory illness. Its symptoms include: