Cold & Prevention Center

Getting a Cold? Do This Right Now

Feel like you're getting sick? These four steps will ease—and maybe even stop—your symptoms.

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During sleep, your immune system releases proteins called cytokines that combat infection.

Getting enough shut-eye consistently will also help you prevent more sniffles in the future.

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