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Common Cold Support

The term 'common cold' refers to a viral infection in the upper respiratory tract. It affects primarily the nose, where symptoms include coughing, sore throat, runny nose, sneezing, and fever which usually resolve in seven to ten days, with some symptoms lasting up to three weeks. Over 200 viruses are implicated in the cause of the common cold; with rhinoviruses being the most common. The term 'rhinovirus' literally means virus of the nose.

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Common Cold Info

The term 'common cold' refers to a viral infection in the upper respiratory tract. It affects primarily the nose, where symptoms include coughing, sore throat, runny nose, sneezing, and fever which usually resolve in seven to ten days, with some symptoms lasting up to three weeks. Over 200 viruses are implicated in the cause of the common cold; with rhinoviruses being the most common. Rhinovirus literally means virus of the nose.

The common cold primarily affects the nose, the throat (pharyngitis), and the sinuses (sinusitis), occasionally involving either or both eyes (conjunctivitis.) Symptoms are mostly due to the body's immune response to the infection rather than to tissue destruction by the viruses themselves. The primary method of prevention is by hand washing with some evidence to support the effectiveness of wearing face masks.

No cure for the common cold exists, but the symptoms can be treated. It is the most frequent infectious disease in humans with the average adult contracting two to three colds a year and the average child contracting between six and twelve. These infections have been with humanity since antiquity.

There are natural health remedies that may help alleviate the symptoms of the common cold. These mainly work by boosting and assisting existing immune function. Vitamin C, echinacea and propolis are beneficial in this.

Product Reviews

  • Take it every day

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    I have been taking this product for the past year. I am prone to Bronchial Asthma every winter. I have noticed since taking this product that when I do catch a virus I don't seem to take as long to get over it. I used to cough consistently throughout the winter and now I can get over a flu virus within weeks without the lingering cough. I do take extra if I feel I am becoming unwell and continue until I get better. I then resume my 1 tab daily, great product!

    Donna

    19/09/18

  • Speedy relief and recovery.

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    The first time I tried this it had been a free gift from Healthpost. I had caught a cold and cough from a 2 year old, and expected little but a 2 week sniffle. I believe the Viraforte shut down all symptoms inside 4 days. Having been a teacher I caught colds often. 4 days was an amazing recovery time, with no recurrence, and I bought more for the next time.

    Lesley

    18/09/18

  • Excellent product

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    I buy this product for my daughter whose immune system seems to get very low when she is too busy and getting run down. It has kept her well and if she is not taking these pills she tends to get a cold on a regular basis. It is an excellent product and I would thoroughly recommend it to people who have a tendency to get colds during winter.

    Lynden

    28/08/18

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