The First Signs of a Cold and What to Do About Them

The first signs of a cold can appear in as little as ten hours after your infection with the cold virus. Symptoms, such as a scratchy throat, coughing, and nasal congestion, typically worsen over the next 48 hours. To give yourself the best chance of easing the common cold symptoms and getting well soon, it’s important to take action at the very first signs of a cold.

At the first signs of a cold, start following the age-old wisdom: rest and drink plenty of fluids. Natural cold remedies utilizing healing herbs like garlic and ginger are another good way to get safe and effective cold relief.

To shorten a cold, evidence suggests that your best bet is to start taking a well-formulated zinc cold remedy at the first signs of a cold.

Zinc Gluconate and Colds

A recent comprehensive review of 26 years of medical research into zinc for colds concluded that zinc cold remedies can reduce the duration of the common cold – particularly if the zinc remedy is taken at the first signs of a cold. The evidence also suggested that results may vary depending on the specific zinc formula.

Cold-EEZE® is made with a unique zinc gluconate formula that’s free of any additives that could impair the effectiveness of zinc ions. Clinical studies have proven the cold-shortening power of the Cold-EEZE® lozenges unique zinc gluconate formula*. In double-blind, placebo-controlled studies at Dartmouth College and the Cleveland Clinic, the zinc gluconate formula used in Cold-EEZE® was found to reduce the duration of the common cold by almost half.* Results were more pronounced among patients who started taking the zinc gluconate formula at the first signs of a cold.

Take Cold-EEZE® Cold Remedy at the First Signs of a Cold

The next time you feel the first signs of a cold take Cold-EEZE® Cold Remedy to get well sooner. Cold-EEZE® natural cold medicine is safe to take with most other medications. So while you’re using your favorite symptom relievers to make yourself more comfortable while you’re sick, you can also take Cold-EEZE to shorten your cold.

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Cold-EEZE® Cold Remedy. Shorten Your Cold!

* Cleveland Clinic (1996) and Dartmouth College (1992) studies demonstrate that Cold-EEZE® lozenges shorten the duration of the common cold. For more information, click here.