The Fundamentals
The common cold (as opposed to the "chest cold" or bronchitis) is usually viral in original: rhinoviruses, coxsackieviruses, or coronaviruses. Though seldom fatal, colds constitute the single most ubiquitious source of viral infection in man, and is the greatest cause of absenteeism in education and industry. Technically, the common cold is an acute inflammation of one or more parts of the respiratory tract -- from the nasal mucosa to the nasal sinuses, throat, trachea, larynx, and bronchi. It spreads by nasal secretions and has an incubation period of anywhere from 12 to 72 hours. Children tend to have more colds than adults, because the body develops immunity to each virus on exposure.
Symptoms include congestion of the nasal mucosa with partial or complete occlusion of the nostrils. Sneezing, tearing, chilliness, irritated nasopharynx are common, as is a continuous, fluid discharge with sniffing and blowing of the nose. Cold fever is uncommon in adults; however, if present, influenza or another cause is the usual diagnosed cause. Patients with chronic diseases, including heart disease and diabetes, should consult a physician if they have a cold -- especially if the cold lasts more than 10 days, is accompanied by a fever, or is particularly severe.

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Cansema Black Topical Salve Common Cold
T here is said to be "no cure" for the common cold, and in one respect this is true: once symptoms have well-progressed, you can alleviate symptoms, but the course of the viral infection is rarely halted abruptly. There is a "healing process."
There is, however, something you can do if you catch the infection "early." And in this sense, certain herbal combinations do provide an early "cure." The early signs (or prodromal) may include a headache and inflammation of the lymphatic glands in the neck. We've all experienced the enlargement of glands just under the jaw right before a cold sets in (called "prodromal"). After reading reports that the ingestion of 8 g. of ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) on the first day of a cold would greatly reduce symptoms, we decided to experiment on our own. We discovered (through use on ourselves and with the cooperation of select Alpha Omega customers) that if you took one tablet of Cansema Capsules, morning and evening with a full meal, upon discovering a pre-cold inflammation of the lymphatics, that you could "knock out the cold."
Although this does not constitute a "double blind" study, we are amazed ourselves that the use of this formula, which contains strong anti-viral herbal concentrates, has been successful with every person to which we have made this suggestion to date. Our liberal Money Back Guarantee applies to this product.
Note: This information is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace the use of a qualified health care professional. We strongly recommend the use of a physician for the diagnostic phase of any treatment. With an accurate diagnosis in hand, we believe the consumer, at that point, has a basic, unalienable right to seek out factual information on all therapeutic approaches, both orthodox and alternative, and choose those approach(es) that are right for them. Nonetheless, a "good doctor" should be considered a requisite starting point.
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