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-- doctor is in no doubt when you're sick with -- -- friends have suggested taking zinc right new evidence that while zinc won't cure colds it could make them far less miserable let's ask the doctor doctor Marc Siegel.
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The bottom line bottom line is about -- does it help but Seattle colts.
It helps a little I was thinking about this all -- if you came to see me and you said dot got a cold what do -- do.
Do you -- my answer would be based on what the Cochran group is now doing looking at fifteen studies looking a pretty good studies.
It seems to show that it cuts down on the duration of symptoms and the severity so I'd say it might work for -- -- it might make you feel better a day.
You know psychological comes at -- just saying I am.
Shouldn't be taking vitamin C drink a lot of awards season it's and it's I think it's.
It's a little more scientific than the vitamin C but here's here's what that was a great question the study showed a lot of people tasted -- -- and you know what they got a placebo effect think they actually knew it was a so it's not entirely blinded so you know you're didn't think you might think you're gonna feel better and it's a servant in other words.
You're asking someone what their symptoms -- it's not science and I have to tell you.
Zinc drives the nose and I think a -- who knows is better for fighting off colds because -- By the virus is there any other side effects they should consider -- -- -- well -- the FDA was concerned about a year ago that it made some people lose their sense of smell.
If you inhale it.
It can cause nausea.
It can cause numbness in the nostrils so it's not side effect -- and a fair amount of people in -- so it's forced it's for a group of people who say.
This doesn't bother me and it makes me feel better real quick not irreverent one way it is that form that you like -- -- like it in the loss and best as we've had some trouble with the inhaled and Leo Lawson seems to really clear you look.
But again consult your physician don't do this on your own it's a medication even if it's over the counter it's for some people not for all.
Good advice stock always have anyway as a -- Johnny got a called a little -- maybe if you're doc says it's okay -- -- -- -- -- got -- of -- several weeks ago.
Let's good to Deirdre.
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