Cold and Flu Remedies: 10 Ways to Feel Better Fast

Sniffling? Sneezing? Coughing? The number of flu cases are on the rise throughout the country. Here's your guide to relieving cold and flu symptoms is here (11 Photos)

Meg Hemphill on Nov 5, 2012 at 2:10PM

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Cold and Flu Remedies: 10 Ways to Feel Better Fast

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Stay Hydrated

Colds and the flu usually bring on dehydration, so drinking water is a crucial part of your recovery. "Juice, broth, lemon water and herbal teas also help,” says Davtyan. But avoid caffeine and alcohol. “They act as a diuretic and increase the degree of dehydration," she says. As unappealing as that glass of water might sound, your body needs it to replenish. So drink up.

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