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Don’t want to catch a cold? Study finds best ways to prevent, fight common cold



A new study reveals the most effective ways to prevent and fight the common cold.

Researchers combed evidence from more than 60 clinical trials and found hand-washing is indeed an extremely effective way to stay healthy.

Several studies also found daily Zinc Sulfate supplements reduce colds and fever among children.

While antihistamines and decongestants were somewhat effective in treating colds in older children, researchers said they don’t help younger kids or adults.

Also, nasal sprays are helpful for a runny nose but according to the study, they don’t provide any relief for congestion.

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