Myths and misinformation abound when it comes to health.
In this article, we answer your top cold and flu myths, including “How do you catch a cold?”
It’s one of the moments that parents dread: “Mommy, Daddy…I don’t feel good.” Your kid is sick, complete with the sore throat, fever, cough, and other symptoms that often come along with it.
Whether you’re a new parent or a veteran, nobody likes when their kid is sick. Yet colds and flu are a (miserable) part of life, but they aren’t the only things that “go viral.” Rumors and old wives’ tales still circulate around these illnesses. Your best friend said turmeric does the trick. Grandma swears by her mama’s chicken soup recipe.
Luckily, we have the lowdown on what is true and what isn’t. Whether it’s “how to catch a cold?” or “should I get an antibiotic?” allow us to bust the top 10 cold and flu myths.