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Breathe Easily: Winter Asthma Advice

People with asthma need extra TLC during cold and flu season. WebMD goes to the experts for advice on staying healthy all winter long.

Winter Asthma Rescue Remedies continued...

Finally, experts tell WebMD, you may also find some measure of relief via natural cold and flu remedies, including hot tea with honey, a bowl or two of chicken soup, drinking plenty of fluids (non-alcoholic), and sleeping with your head elevated.

"But regardless of what you do," Field adds, "if you don't see an improvement within 48 hours, if cold symptoms worsen, or if your asthma symptoms are increasing, don't wait -- call your doctor."

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Reviewed on November 13, 2007

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