A cold can cause many symptoms, most common of them being sinus congestion, cough, headache or body aches.
Before you over-medicate yourself and try to push through your day, take a moment to understand how to get over your cold effectively.
Simple Tips for Getting Over Your Cold:
-Allot extra time for rest/sleep. This will help your body get stronger, and more effectively fight your cold.
-Wash your hands & practice good hygiene measures.
-Use a humidifier.
-Stay warm. Hot baths / showers will help drain your sinuses.
-Drink lots of fluids. Try to avoid diuretics (caffeine, sugar, dairy, alcohol).
If the following fail, over the counter medicine or a trip to the doctor may be needed.