Common cold may be defined as viral infectious disease of upper respiratory tract wherein nose is the first organ that is affected by this disease first. Throat, sinus, larynx and lungs are the other organs of body that are affected with infectious viral disease called common cold. Sign and symptoms of this disease appear after two days of onset of this disorder. Coughing, sneezing, watery eyes, runny nose, pink eyes, headache and fever are the initial symptoms of this disease. If this disease is not treated on time it is converted to chronic asthma, bronchitis and pneumonia.
More than 200 viral strains are responsible for causing common cold in human beings. All the age groups are equally infected with this disorder of upper respiratory tract. There is nothing to do with gender in this disease; both male and female are equally affected with this disorder. Symptoms of this disease appear in two days and last for a week or 10 days.
Various symptoms of this disease may include-
- watery eyes
- running nose
- severe congestion
- whooping cough
- body aches
- excessive fatigue
- mild to severe headache
- sore throat and itching in throat
- loss of appetite
- redness and itching in eyes
In common cold after the onset of disease the runny discharge in nose becomes thick and changes its color to yellowish-green. It is common in colds and not any sign of bacterial infection. There is nothing worry some in this disease but if an adult is having high grade fever along with whooping cough, shortness of breath and severe difficulty in breathing, then it’s time to seek medical consultant; because in some cases it may be a alert sign of chronic bronchitis and asthma.
Rhinovirus is the major culprit that causes common cold in human beings. This virus enters in human body through mouth and nose and penetrates to other organs. Person who is sick with cold is one main mode of transmission of this virus. Virus is spread by the person in air in the form of droplet after coughing and sneezing by that affected person.
Small children are more affected with common cold as comparison to normal adults. People that have weak immune system are more prone to this disease. Vulnerable people in winters are affected more with this disease in comparison to summers. People that have habit of continuous smoking are at the major risk of this disease.
Managing Common Cold through Ayurveda-
Gulvalex capsule,Exhain syrup and,Asthasule capsule are the various herbal remedies to manage Common Cold through Ayurveda available at Yamuna pharmacy. All these remedies to manage Common Cold through Ayurveda are prepared by using natural and effective herbs of Ayurveda. Regular intake of these herbal remedies help to stimulate our immune system and raise body’s capacity to fight against various microbes that are responsible for causing Common Cold. Regular intake of these herbal remedies helps to reduce the inflammation of throat and respiratory disorders. Regular intake of these remedies builds up resistance against chronic infections of respiratory system and gives long term relief. These herbal remedies help to clear the congestion and phlegm of respiratory tract and give effective results.
All the products of our pharmacy are safe for long use do not give any harmful side effects. No untoward effects are experienced with permitted preservatives, colours, fillers and binders in our products. Our products are safe for every age group. All the products of our pharmacy are formulated under the strict supervision of expert Ayurveda doctors.
Dosage -One to two capsules thrice daily for 50-90 days to boost the immune system.
Dosage-One to two capsules thrice daily with warm water for 50-90 days after meals.
Dosage-Two to three teaspoonful thrice of four times a day for 50-90 days to reduce the symptoms and to stimulate immune system.