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Common Cold

Informative Essay Word Count: 1,016 Every year many people suffer from the effects of the common cold and seasonal allergies. In the United States alone, there are 1 billion colds per year and 40 million people have seasonal allergies. People who gather in close quarters are most susceptible to the common cold. Seasonal allergies are most commonly reported in schools. Although the symptoms of the common cold and seasonal allergies can be confused it is important to know which symptoms coincide with...

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Safeguarding: Common Cold and Headaches Itchy Skin

Unit 202 Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people. Outcome 2 – Know what to do when children or young people are ill or injured including emergency procedures. (2.1) Signs and symptoms of common childhood illnesses Common cold Blocked nose, caused by build up of phlegm or mucus Nasal pain and irritation Sneezing Runny nose, the discharge is usually clear and runny at first before becoming thicker over the course of the infection Coughing A hoarse voice A general sense...

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How to Cure a Cold

ever have cold? I’m sure you do. Do you know the ways to cure it? If you don’t then here are some ways you can cure a cold. Some people don’t even know if they have cold or not. So let’s talk about the symptoms first. The most common symptoms of cold are running nose, cough, and blocked nose. Whereas there are some other symptoms of colds like sneezing, sore throat, fatigue, watery eyes, and lower fewer. There are so many ways to cure it. Water vapors and hot baths are the most common home cures...

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Common Childhood Concerns in Indian Children

Common Childhood Concerns in Indian Children Some illnesses are more common in some countries due to differences in climatic conditions, environment, and other factors. These are some of the common childhood concerns of children in India. Gastroentitis Gastroentitis is an infection of the digestive system and it is one of the most common childhood illnesses. Symptoms of gastroentitis include diarrheoa, nausea and vomiting, tummy cramps, and fever. Your child may have some or all of the symptoms...

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The Common Cold

The common cold has been plaguing humankind since the beginning of human existence. Even in these advanced times, there is no vaccine or cure. There are many symptoms that accompany the common cold. Some of these infamous symptoms are a runny nose, caused by inflammation of the nasal tissues, resulting in over production of mucus to trap the virus, and coughing. there are two different kinds or types of coughs that are common with colds. The first, is the less common dry hacking cough,...

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Ginger as Cold and Flu Prevention

Tea (Zingeber Officinalis) as a Prevention in Cold and Flu” “An Investigatory Project Proposal” In partial Fulfillment for the Requirements in science III (Chemisty) Submitted by : Kathleen Acuna Marvin Lou Carreon Clarise Sevillano Introduction: Ginger is another of natures' antiviral herbs. It contains nearly a dozen antiviral compounds. Ginger is pain relieving, antiseptic and antioxidant. It is valuable for preventing and treating colds, sore throats and inflammation of mucus membranes...

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The Common Cold

Common cold What is the meaning of the diagnosis terming one with the Common Cold? The common cold is a viral infectious disease of the upper respiratory tract which affects primarily the nose. Symptoms include coughing, sore throat, runny nose, and fever which usually resolve in seven to ten days, with some symptoms lasting up to three weeks. Upper respiratory tract infections are loosely divided by the areas they affect, with the common cold primarily affecting the nose, the throat (pharyngitis)...

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Sociology: Meth Epidemic

Would you as a citizen be willing to go through the extra step of getting a Dr’s script for a cold to make this DRUG go away? Meth has been a problem in the world for quite some time, since the 1970s. It started off as a trend with motorcycle gangs in the West and it soon spread throughout the U.S. to the common people. The meth epidemic in America has had a horrifying impact on families, individuals, communities, and various populations. There has been a rise in car theft and robbery crimes that...

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The Spread of Viral Diseases

least once in their life time. Today I am here to talk about many different ways a viral illness can spread and how you can protect from it. The most common illness you hear about the most is the common cold. The cold can spread in many ways. It can spread by someone coughing or sneezing on you, but that isn’t the only way. The person with the cold can sneeze or cough in their hand. That leads to many bad things. That person that sneezed in their hand or coughed in their hand without you knowing...

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Echinacea Literature Review

The Effectiveness of Echinacea in the Treatment of the Common Cold Abstract Since ancient times humans have been using herbal medicine to treat and ward off any potential illnesses. One such herb is called Echinacea. It is part of the daisy family and is believed to treat and prevent the common cold. There have been many studies done to find out whether or not the Echinacea plant is efficient in being used as an herbal medicine. Skeptics and believers alike have done many clinical trials. Though...

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