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Old 01-19-2016, 12:30 AM   #1
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My wife and I begin IP about a week and a half ago and it's been going well but she has now started coming down with a cold and I'm curious what symptom remedies are acceptable to use during phase 1. I am hesitant to use most over the counter could medicine due to inclusions of sugar, alcohol and or acetaminophen ( I fear acetaminophen may not be good on a liver that is working hard to detox the body ) any suggestions folks may have would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 01-19-2016, 08:25 AM   #2
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It depends on what symptoms you are trying to treat. For cough you could try Muccinex DM (tablet) (generic options are available).
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You can use liquid cough medicine made for diabetics.
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My coach advised me that Tylenol is fine, but if you have concerns, that's fair.

I always tend to stick to the more old-fashioned remedies instead of cold medications when I'm sick
-drink tons of water and hot liquids to loosen mucous
-use a humidifier in my room at night
-elevate the head of my bed (I usually just pile on the pillows) if I have a cough or am having a hard time breathing
-gargle with salt water and/or apple cider vinegar
-nasal rinses (eg Neti pot) if you want
-as much sleep as you can get
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