Everyone hates being sick.
And everyone gets angry when they can’t sleep well.
Which is a common issue when you have a cold.
But don’t worry, as I’m just about to share with you some tips on how to sleep with a cold. They literally save me every time I get sick, so I hope they will prove to be as helpful to you!
#1 Use Chest Rubs and Warming Creams
In my experience, the best way to sleep with a cold is using a special warming cream or gel before bed. Do you remember how your mom used to do that for you when you were little? Well, this method is just as effective now as it was then.
You see, those rubs and creams have special components that relieve some of the cold symptoms like coughing, chest pain, muscle pain, stuffy nose, etc. They often contain essential oils, menthol, tea tree oils, eucalyptus, etc. Not only can they help with cold symptoms but they also make you feel calmer and relaxed.
#2 Use Air Humidifier
These devices can make the air in your room more humid, which can actually help you breathe better when you have a stuffy nose or can’t stop coughing. Of course, a humidifier cannot help you get rid of the cold symptoms, but it’s a great way to sleep a bit better when you’re sick.
#3 Elevate Your Head
If you have a stuffy nose at night, you should sleep with your head elevated. You see, when your head is placed a bit higher than the rest of your body, the pressure in the sinuses drops. This reduces the swelling and allows you to breathe more freely. It will be much easier to fall asleep like that.
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