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Eat lightly. “When you’re sick, sometimes you don’t realize the body is working hard,” says Karen Lam, doctor of traditional Chinese medicine at Vancouver’s Integrative Naturopathic Medical Centre. “You should eat healthy but not rich, heavy meals that can bog you down. 

How to feel better when you’re getting over a cold

The common cold has a way of making you feel just plain awful: tired, headachy, congested, and generally wretched. Getting over one can sometimes seem to take forever. 

When you’re functional but still feeling gross, there are simple things you can do to get better. 

Click through to see how you can feel better in a shorter period of time!

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