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Healing from a Cold at Our Apartments Near The Villages, FL

No matter how many measures you take to avoid getting sick, a cold can strike at any time. A cold doesn’t discriminate and no matter if you’re preparing to leave on a vacation, host family, or make a big presentation, it’s important to take measures to feel better as quickly as you can. The majority of us know the most common remedies for a cold – such as getting plenty of rest, fluids, and over-the-counter medicine.

But there are other measures you can take to find relief while under the weather, whether you have a runny or stuffy nose, sore throat, or cough.

Take a hot shower. When you’re dealing with a stuffed-up nose, the steam from a hot shower can moisturize your nasal passages and break up the congestion.

Gargle with salt and warm water. No, it’s not the most delicious combination but it is a great way to bring temporary relief and moisten your sore throat. Dissolve a teaspoon of salt in warm water and gargle for a few minutes, four times a day.

Drink honey and lemon tea. The honey will be soothing on your sore throat, while the lemon can help to decongest a stuffed-up nose or relieve a cough. Simply boil water, pour it in a mug, and then stir in 1 ½ tablespoons of lemon with two teaspoons of honey. Add more honey, if desired.

With these tips, you can be well on your way to feeling better again. When you’re healing from a cold, you want to do so in a comfortable environment, which is exactly what our apartments near The Villages, Florida offer. They are a spacious, beautiful place for you to rest up and get on the path to feeling like yourself again. If you are not yet a resident of our community and would like to become one, call us or stop by our leasing office today.