The Wet Sock Treatment To Stop A Cold In Its Tracks

Cold and flu season is starting to ramp up now that everyone is back to school. Remember this handy tip to keep you and your family healthy—or at least shorten those cold and flus significantly.

Stick Out Your Tongue

I know what you’re thinking.  Wet socks sound like some sort of medieval torture protocol, or a easy way to ruin a beautiful day. While it may seem weird and equally unappealing, this is a simple treatment that can help alleviate cold and flu symptoms right as they start to rear their sneaky little ninja heads. What’s worse, a slight bit of evening wet sock discomfort, or a full-blown achey, headachey, snotty, coughing cold?

So just what is the wet sock treatment?

The wet sock treatment is a form of hydrotherapy. It uses both water and temperature  to help spike your immune system into action right when you get sick.

When is it the right time for the wet sock treatment?  It is useful right when you start asking yourself, “Am I getting sick?”  When you start to feel slightly achey, slightly feverish, slightly chilled, and think you might…

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