Is that runny nose bringing you down? With over-the-counter cold remedies and a few simple steps, you can put a stop to your problem.
You will need
- Box of tissues
- Saline nasal spray
- Vitamin C
- Table salt (optional)
- Baking soda (optional)
- Medicine dropper (optional)
Step 1 Take decongestants and antihistamines Take the directed dose of decongestant during the day and antihistamines at night. Drink plenty of fluids.
Step 2 Blow your nose Keep plenty of tissues on hand so that you’re prepared when your nose drips.
Step 3 Use nasal spray Use saline nasal spray as directed throughout the day.
Make your own saline solution with 8 oz. tap water, ¼-½ tsp. salt, and a pinch of baking soda
Step 4 Take your vitamins Take vitamin C and zinc before going to bed, so that when the morning comes around, you’re ready to hit the ground running!
After 30 seconds of use, a handkerchief may contain 15,000 germs.