With the recent surge in the coronavirus cases, many hospitals and medical facilities are struggling to provide beds and necessary resources to the patients.Just like flu or common cold, with proper measures, mild COVID can be cured at home.
The novel coronavirus has brought along different and varied ranges of symptoms. Therefore, before rushing to the hospitals, it is important to locate the symptoms of COVID-19 and then get yourself tested for the virus, Times of India reported.
Here are some of the most common COVID symptoms you should watch out for:
- Dry cough
- Sore throat- Runny and stuffy nose
- Chest pain and shortness of breath
- Gastrointestinal infection
- Loss of sense of smell and taste
At-home treatments for COVID-19:
-Most people who test positive for the virus suffer with either mild symptoms or are asymptomatic, which can be treated at home.
-The treatments are aimed at relieving pain induced by the infection.
-Staying hydrated during the course of your infection is of utmost important. -Apart from that, you must take good rest during such times.
-Prescribed pain relievers can ease your symptoms.
-However, do not engage in any medications without your doctors approval.
-While there have been no scientific proofs of whether or not immunity boosting herbal or natural remedies can cure COVID-19, it is important to eat nutrient-rich foods and drink fluids rich in antioxidants.