The cold is the most common infectious disease in the human race. It is a disease of the upper respiratory system, caused by a viral infection. Symptoms include coughing, sore throat and increased mucus production (either a runny or stuffed nose). The average person suffers from 3-4 colds per year.
Although it has become a cliché, there is no cure for the common cold, but most symptoms are gone within 7-10 days, though some colds can last for weeks. People suffering from colds are extremely contagious, so prevention is the best medicine. A regular routine of hand washing and avoiding situations where infected people are likely to spread germs are two of the best ways to prevent catching a cold.
Acupuncture is a wonderful way to rebalance the body energies to optimize the immune system’s ability to keep you healthy and clear up a cold quickly. You will feel your sinuses clearing a lot even during the first treatment! More point sites will address the other causative tensions that got you susceptible in the first place. Few treatments – great results!
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