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There is nothing worse than when you feel at your worst! It’s cold and flu season and this week I was hit hard with the worst cold and flu symptoms. That’s why when I feel my worst I reach for Vicks DayQuil and for at night VicksNyQuil Severe.
Something that has something for all my symptoms is what I needed to feel better from my body aching to sinus congestion and cough Vicks helps me feel better faster!
DayQuil Severe: Contains a non drowsy pain reliever/fever reducer, nasal decongestant, cough suppressant and expectorant, all to temporarily relieve aches, fever, sore throat, nasal/sinus congestion and pressure, cough and chest congestion.
NyQuil Severe: Contains a pain reliever/fever reducer, nasal decongestant, cough suppressant and antihistamine all to temporarily relieve aches, fever, sore throat, nasal/sinus congestion and pressure, sneezing, running nose and cough.
Both formulas come in a capsule or you can also find a liquid. I like keeping both on hand because I never know what I might use especially if swallowing is painful from a sore throat.
COLD & FLU Tips
- Know the signs. You are most contagious in the first 24 hours when your symptoms are at their worst. If you have two or more of these symptoms, stay home to rest: fever over 101o F, cough, sore throat, running nose, headache, body aches, chills, or fatigue.
- Take a hot shower before bed. Steam and humidity can cause sinuses to drain and relieve stuffiness from a cold. It can also help you to relax, and ease chills, aches and fatigue. Put your towel and/or bathrobe in the dryer so that you don’t feel chilled when you get out, and make sure the room is nice and warm.
- Try tea. Drinking an herbal tea such as chamomile, passionflower or other soothing teas before bed can help you relax while also getting helpful fluids into your system.
- Take a multi-symptom medication. My patients want fast, effective relief to help them get back to their busy lives. Look for a medication that can treat the toughest symptoms while also helping you rest. DayQuil Severe and NyQuil Severe fight your worst cold & flu symptoms so you can power through symptoms during the day, and get the rest you need at night to get back to being you.
Vicks DayQuil and NyQuil Severe are available at retail stores nationwide in the cold and flu treatment aisle. More information can be found at www.Vicks.com or www.Facebook.com/ NyQuil.DayQuil.
What makes you feel better when you’re sick?
Marina John says
These are regulars in our home. We keep them on hand this time of year.
I’ve used Day+NyQuil in the past for my sickness. Thank God I haven’t gotten a cold at all this year!
Gabriel Bregg says
Drink plenty of fluids and reach for the nyquil. Sounds like a good plan to me.
Nyquil has been a sleep saver for me. My symptoms are usually the worst at night!
I was sick early in the season this year. Nyquil totally helped me out!
Tracy @ Ascending Butterfly says
Please slide some my way, I didn’t get a flu shot this year and of course I got the darn flu. My last temp check was 104 and I feel like I am swimming in mud! UGH! #LeSigh
Amy @ Marvelous Mommy says
We have been sick constantly. We are sick with the flu now!
Chrystal @ YUM eating says
My husband is a lover of all things ‘quil’ He uses the day and night. I only use OTC meds if I absolutely have to. But, I have used these and I know they work!
I just want sleep when I am sick. And soft facial tissue.
Aimee Smith says
I love to sleep when I am sick. Nothing better than just curling up in bed all day.
I actually make sure that I catch up on rest when I’m feeling down. So much of my life is go-go-go that when I get sick, I try to rest up as much as I can. The Dayquil and Nyquil doesn’t hurt either.
We have Nyquil in our house. I hate when you don’t feel well and you can’t sleep. That’s the worst! Then you are sick and tired!
A hot shower does work great when you’re sick. I like Dayquil, I didn’t know there was a severe version.
Debbie Denny says
We use these around here. Great products.
I hope this helps you. I tried Dayquil one time in my life. I just didn’t grow up having stuff like this around so got creative in other ways. I know many who swear by this, and it does help them. Glad you have it to help your family!
Ann Bacciaglia says
When i am not feeling well i always like to curl up with a bowl of soup and watch movies. I will have to stock up on some Nyquil for my next cold.
I love Nyquil. Used to take it when I was really really sick. Haven’t been able to now that I’m breastfeeding and miss that relief!
Great tips! NyQuill was my BFF last month!
I love those Dayquil capsules. I have a hard time swallowing the liquid, so hubby always buys me the capsules when I feel bad.
Stacey- Travel Blogger says
I love Vicks! I always use Dayquil when I feel sick!
Danielle @ We Have It All says
Hot coffee is the best! Honey also does the trick for sore throats.
My family and I love Dayquil! It is our go-to remedy when we’re feeling sick.
Jenny Temcio says
I love NyQuil! Whenever I am sick, I just take a little bit and it helps me sleep so much better!
I honestly avoid taking anything other than my essential oils when I am sick. Fortunately I don’t get sick very often
aimee fauci says
These are my go to products when I am feeling under the weather. I have used these products for years.
Sara P. (@SensiblySara) says
We keep the Quils on hand all the time. You never know when you are going to need them! (And your mug is CUTE!)
Robin (Masshole Mommy) says
I have been using both of these products for years. They both work well!