New Delhi. The cold weather is knocking. The presence of cold and cold is seen in every household. The instant sneeze and red nose in a way give a signal to us and the whole family to change the season. In the category of viral illness, due to cold-cold we get difficulty in breathing, head heavy, mild fever. It is an infectious disease that can spread to others through our sneezing and our touch.
According to Dr. Ayush Pandey associated with myupchar.com, more than 200 viruses are responsible for this disease, but rhinovirus is the most common type. More than half of the cases are related to this. Coronaviruses, respiratory syncytial virus, influenza and para influenza are some of the other viruses that can cause colds.
Due to diversity in viruses, our body is not able to develop any resistance against cold. The result is that the same person gets a cold several times. Adults may experience cold and cold 2-3 times a year and children up to a dozen times.
The main virus that causes cold
- Human para influenza virus
- Human metanomovirus
- Respiratory syncytial virus
A recent survey found the corona virus to be the cause of pneumonia and sometimes kidney failure. According to a report by the World Health Organization, patients suffering from corona virus are feared dead. The number of patients of this dangerous virus is increasing not only in Saudi Arabia and Jordan but also in Germany, Britain and France.
How is a cold
A common cold is caused by a virus attack after our immune system weakens. Mucus (mucus), which is produced by our nose, throat, mouth, is the first to counteract, but when the virus penetrates it, it reaches the cells and starts using the same mucus to make us sick.
Symptoms of a cold
- Sore throat
- mild fever
- Grow louder
- Nasal congestion
- This is more worrying
- Muscle aches, feeling tired
- Eyes pink
- Loss of appetite and weakness
- Many times ear pain
Sometimes our body’s immune system is weak, it also takes the form of acute bronchitis, pneumonia, acute bacterial sinusitis, bacterial meningitis. If you have chest pain, difficulty in breathing, high fever, a doctor should be consulted. The changing color of mucus also confirms the severity of cold and cold at times.
How is treatment
A cold-cold usually does not end with any antibiotic or antiviral medication, yes it can give us relief. Common cold-cold is cured in about one and a half weeks. Contrary to common thinking, we should drink plenty of water even in winter. Keep in mind that the water is normal, lukewarm or something hot. Do not eat or drink anything directly from the refrigerator. If you get a cold or cold, take plenty of rest. Steam by adding Vix or any other similar medicine in hot water.
- Lifestyle changes
- Keep some distance from infected person
- Do not forget to put a handkerchief on the mouth while coughing. Wash that handkerchief and wash your hands too
- Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables to strengthen the body’s immune system
- Avoid smoking
- Follow home remedies like herbal tea, turmeric, basil, ginger, black pepper powder, cardamom
- When going out, cover yourself well so that there is no wind. Do not forget to cover the head, neck as well
The overall conclusion is that cold-cold is a disease associated with change in weather. The need is to keep it under control and to take it away by taking precaution beforehand. If you do not get relief in some time, feel free to contact the doctor so that control can be found before the condition becomes serious.