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How to Most Effectively Battle the Common Cold

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Another article on common cold

How to Most Effectively Battle the Common Cold

 

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How to treat Cold

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Since my wife and older son are having a cold,  so I decided to do some research on how to treat cold and share what I found. Feel free to leave me comment if you have more suggestions

  • Drink lots of fluids. Water and green tea
  • A mixture of honey and lemon will boost the immune system and sooth irritated throats.
  • Gargling salt water – Warm salty water helps break away nasal congestion and particles of bacteria
  • Steam Salty Water – Warm salty water helps break away nasal congestion and particles of bacteria. Pour a pint of warm steamy water with a mixture of salt. Allow the water to be steamy for effective results and then breathe in the hot steam or squirt the salty water into the nose using a bulb syringe or anything similar and watch your nasal passages unblock.
  • Eat food rich in Vitamin C such as:
    • citrus fruits (oranges, grapefruit, etc)
    • cantaloupe
    • strawberries
    • tomatoes
    • broccoli
    • kiwi fruit
    • sweet red peppers
  • Get enough rest
  • Take hot, steamy showers – The humidity will help clear out your sinuses
  • Use humidifier
  • Cook with Garlic and ginger
Chinese Ginger Drink

Ginger (get rid of the cold) + brown sugar (rich in iron) blood complement effort to extract a large combat the cold!
Will be about 200 grams of ginger slices into 2000cc of water boil, add brown sugar together for ten minutes and roll; who are not afraid of spicy ginger and then cooked can stuffy ten minutes. Will be able to drive after drinking several successive wind and cold, comfortable trachea.
生薑 ( 驅除寒氣 ) + 紅糖 ( 富含鐵質 ) 補血補力氣,逼出寒氣大作戰!
將約 200 克的生薑切片放入 2000cc 的水中煮開後,再加紅糖適量一起滾個十分鐘;不怕辣的人可以讓煮好的薑湯再悶上十分鐘。連續喝幾次後便能驅風散寒,舒暢氣管。

Tools to help you remember and organize things

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Google Calendar

  • save all the events and shared events with others
  • many mobile apps are compatible with Google Calendar

Evernote

  • Capture everything – note, idea,  clip a Webpage, snap photo
  • Powerful search – it can even search text in a photo
  • mobile app available

Delicious

  • store web bookmarks
  • very simple to use

Those are the tools I have been using to keep thing organized.