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  • Preventing the Common Cold

     
    Most prevention strategies for the common cold focus on the use of vitamins, minerals, herbs, and lifestyle changes. There has not been any conclusive evidence to show a vitamin or herbal product that impacts the incidence of the common cold.  There is conflicting reports with regards to the efficacy of exercise in preventing the common cold. Moderate intensity exercise sustained over one year appeared to decrease the incidence of self-reported colds in a randomized study.
    There is an increase in use of face masks by travelers and workers in Asia to prevent the common cold.  There was a study ...

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