People usually don’t know what the difference between the symptoms of flu and cold are. The symptoms of cold start with having a sore throat that disappears in several days. The patient often experiences congestion, runny nose, cough, as well as many other nasal symptoms. Adults experience fever rarely, but it is common in children. The symptoms of flu are more severe: fever, headache, soreness, muscle aches, cough, sore throat and congestion.
People usually buy over-the-counter drugs to solve the problem, but they don’t treat the virus which causes the illness. You can’t cure it. They can only make you feel better.
Nature always offers its own remedies that can help us and are even better than the ones we buy at the pharmacy. People usually recommend to stay warm until your immune system does its job; drink warm drinks; gargle to relieve your sore throat, use salt water to rinse your nose and relieve the nasal congestion; blow your nose often; avoid airplanes; sleep on an extra pillow in bed so that you can relieve your congested passages in the nose; use products with menthol, vaporizers, steaming, humidifiers, etc.
In this article, we’re going to present you the amazing wet sock treatment! It surely sounds strange, but it’s amazing. It can stimulate the defense of your body.
This treatment is actually a “heating compress,” so our body has to heat the cold actually. Our body increases the circulation of our blood as a reaction to the cold socks. It is also stimulating to our immune system. Any immune system needs to be triggered so that it can fight any condition. This treatment will help you decrease the congestion in your throat, increase the circulation, relieve your head etc. Its action is sedating, so there are patients who have also reported an improved sleep pattern after this treatment. This treatment also relieves pain, acute infections and is extremely effective.
- A pair of thick wool socks
- A bucket
- A pair of thin cotton socks
First, you should soak the thin socks into a bowl of ice water. Squeeze the excess of water out of them.
Put your feet in a bathtub of hot water. You have to warm them up first. Stay like that for 15 minutes.
Then, dry your feet. Put on the wet cotton socks. After that, apply the dry wool socks.
Go to bed. Cover yourself well. Your feet should be covered all the time.
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