Upper Respiratory Tract Infection (Common cold)

A Common Cold, possible complication is a Sinus Infection with a prolonged Cough

The risk of common cold is much higher in the rainy season. And children are most vulnerable. Common cold is a contagious viral infection of the upper respiratory tract affecting nose, throat, sinuses and trachea (wind pipe). There are more than 200 types of viruses but rhinovirus causes up to 50% of common colds.

Why common cold is common amongst children?

  • Immune system is in developing stage
  • Children are in close contact with other children in classrooms and while playing. Colds can spread through coughs and sneezes

Symptoms of common cold

  • Sneezing
  • Runny or stuffy nose
  • Watery eyes
  • Cough
  • Body aches
  • Swollen glands
  • Fever
  • Weakness
  • Loss of appetite

At our `Monisha’s Mantra`, we have been helping parents to learn anatural ways of Prevention and Treatment of common cold without Medicine and without any Side-effect, in the following manner:

  • The best prevention treatment for common cold is to be build immunity in children with healthy diet. Avoid eating outside foods, packaged and  processed foods, cold drinks. Daily include in diet fruits, salads, soups, nuts, seeds, sprouts, herbs
  • Avoid contact of child with sick person
  • Maintain good hygiene
  • Keep children hydrated
  • sujok Therapy:
    1. Regularly apply ginger juice on the palm up to the upper part of thumb before sleeping. This area corresponds to respiratory tract (as shown in Pic 1)
    2. Apply carrom seeds (ajwain) plaster around big toe daily at night (as shown in Pic 2)

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