How To Treat Acute Respiratory Viral Infection (ARVI)

First it is obligatory worth to buy antiviral drugs which can be got at a drugstore without any prescriptions. Further (if it is necessary) to start taking the drops and sprays helpful to reduce nose mucosa puffiness, mixture and a tablet from cough, and also anesthetizing and the preparations reducing temperature.

During this period it is very useful to dress more warmly, to wrap up the neck with a warm scarf, to put on knitted socks, generally to frame the maximum comfort for a sick organism. In case of pain in a throat it needs to be rinsed with broths of herbs (sage, chamomile), saline solution with soda. At emergence of tussis inhalations of potatoes or a chamomile are very effective (calendula, etc.). The nose is heated with ultra-violet lamp or put sacs with warmed-up salt or egg.

Also the nose needs to be washed out with saline solution; such action helps to cope with rhinitis quickly. Plentiful drink is obligatory throughout the entire period of illness. If there are no contraindications, it is necessary to drink to 3-4 liters of water a day. Viruses do not sustain alkali, and therefore taking alkaline mineral water will be very opportunely.

Besides fruit drinks and fresh juice (cowberry, cranberry, orange are useful, beet and carrot), they will help to struggle with a virus and to strengthen immune system. You shouldn’t forget also about tea with raspberry jam, lemon and honey. The patient within the entire period of illness has to stay in bed, it is necessary in order to avoid complications of disease.

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