Saturday, April 27, 2013


Colds are caused by viruses. In most cases, ill people say they got the flu, but in most cases this is the common cold, such as: acute viral respiratory disease SARS, or acute respiratory disease.
But we should not forget about the flu. Colds are caused by the same virus, influenza viruses. However, be aware that the flu is a serious illness that annually leads to death, and the SARS rarely causes serious harm to human body.
Continuing to talk about the common cold, it should be noted that viruses are transmitted by airborne droplets of sputum by inhalation of droplets falling in the air by coughing and sneezing sick people, as well as through contaminated hands or various public objects.

    So we know that Colds are not very dangerous and very, such as the flu. Influenza usually starts suddenly with a high fever. In this state, people try to lie down at once. With flu occurs throat irritation or even pain, dry cough, fever with shivering, sweating, aching muscles and body.
Colds such as SARS usually manifest themselves slowly and are limited to local manifestations in the nasopharynx. It is also observed sneezing, coughing, sore throat, nasal congestion or runny nose. Increased body with SARS is moderately.
Most often Colds are viral respiratory infections within 5-7 days, although the cough may persist for 1-2 weeks. The heat generated from the nose of green or yellow indicates that the immune system is actively fighting the infection.
How is the treatment of diseases described in each health directory, but the treatment of colds should begin with the help of your immune system to fight off infection. To do this, just need to rest and drink plenty of fluids.
Everyone knows that Colds difficult breathing nose, so to clear it, you can use nasal sprays or drops of salt water.
Next you need to inhale steam from any container with hot, but not boiling water, a towel wrapped around his head. In the water you can add aromatic oil or eucalyptus leaves to brew, if you do not have allergic reactions.
For colds use decongestants. These tools are produced in the form of sprays, drops, tablets or medicines. Well treat a runny nose or sinusitis. However, you should check if they are safe for children, pregnant and lactating women.Need to gargle with warm salt water, or with the addition of soda, use lozenges or throat lozenges.
Colds are treated with pain-relieving medications such as acetaminophen, ibuprofen or acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin), which are parallel to relieve pain. Before use, the same should read the package leaflet to ensure the safe use of the drug.
Please be aware that aspirin is forbidden to use the age of 18, because it can cause serious harm to child's body and cause dangerous Reye's syndrome. The only exceptions are cases in which aspirin was appointed by your physician.
It is clear that before the use of such drugs should consult with a physician or pharmacy staff.Just be aware that all drugs, including drugs of natural origin may not be as well tested as registered.
In the fight against colds healing process speeds up the application of vitamin C, but does not prevent the development of disease.
Should not be treated with drugs Colds using zinc as they do not reduce the duration of disease and facilitate the patient, but have side effects.
If the patient has the disease, such as asthma or diabetes, plus it stuck to colds, in this case, you should always consult your doctor. In addition, a doctor should be consulted if your condition has worsened, severe disease was delayed.
What are the symptoms for colds?First of all, this rise in temperature is higher than 38.5 C, the presence of headache, pain in the eyes of the world, chest pain, shortness of breath, frequent or noisy breathing, difficulty in inhaling.
Second, is the appearance of a skin rash, pale skin or the appearance of stains on it, vomiting, difficulty waking in the morning or unusual sleepiness, persistent cough, aching muscles.
Colds can give further threatening complications, and therefore, feeling unwell, you should seek medical advice immediately at home.
Having a home child under the age of 6 months should be very careful about colds, and if he has seen a large bulging fontanelle, fever, excessive irritability, crying high tone, lethargy, unwillingness to drink, in this case, you should also immediately cause a doctor at home.
Antibiotics kill bacteria, but they have no effect on viruses. Therefore, their use for treatment of SARS and influenza should not be. The human immune system to fight the virus itself.
It is important to understand that the use of antibiotics when you do not need them can make them less effective at a time when they really need it. In addition, antibiotics often cause side effects, such as indigestion, diarrhea, thrush and allergic reactions.
Infections of the ear and throat are both bacterial and viral. When they are caused by bacteria, the treatment is sometimes used antibiotics.
Infections of the ear and throat are both bacterial and viral. When they are caused by bacteria, the treatment is sometimes used antibiotics.
Examples of such diseases can serve as otitis media (which may be the cause of severe pain in the ears of children), severe sore throat, sinusitis (causes pain in the facial area, the severity of the nose and around the nose, profuse nasal discharge). However, the treatment of these diseases antibiotics appoint a doctor.
What you need to do to Colds less or you do not bother? And this requires prevention, that is, hands should be washed with soap and try once again to not touch your eyes, nose and mouth, blow your nose in paper handkerchiefs and immediately throw them, use individual cups and cutlery, to avoid close contact with sick SARS.

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