This Lil Piglet

Fighting a Cold

As the holidays wind down and your guests depart all the energy you exuded over the past few weeks can leave you feeling spent. Not the best way to start the new year, but it’s exactly this time that we tend to be most prone to getting sick – when you’re feeling a little worn down.

To help start you off on the right foot this year and keep you going through the coldest months we wanted to highlight symptoms that you may be falling victim to a cold or flu – and what you can do to combat them.

fighting a cold


Common signs of the flu and cold include the obvious cough, scratchy throat, congestion, runny nose, and even the subtle signs like fatigue, aches, pains and fever. It’s important to listen to your body and know when it’s telling you to slow down. As soon as you start to feel something coming on, use an all-in-one pain, fever and nausea reliever, such as Gravol™ Multi-symptom™. With naturally-sourced ginger and willowbark, it will help fight off that nasty Canadian cold, without leaving you feeling drowsy.

Even though it’s cold out, try to keep warm! Curl up into a nice cozy blanket with a hot cup of herbal tea, such as one made from chamomile. This can have a relaxing and calming effect as well as help with congestion and a sore throat.

Sleep is underrated – plain and simple, but it’s about more than a simple beauty regime. It’s one of the most important rituals that your body needs to restore energy. So when you’re starting to feel a little under the weather, sit back and relax – your body is telling you that it needs rest!

What are some of your ways of fighting the cold and flu?

Disclosure- I am part of the Church & Dwight ambassador program. All opinions expressed are honest and my own. 

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