Blog Section

Does oral zinc (Zicam) help treat a common cold?

Oral zinc if taken within 24 hours of the onset of cold symptoms does seem to reduce the duration of a cold by 1-2 days. However, zinc did not reduce the incidence nor the severity of a cold. This report is available in the Journal of the American Medical Association this week. It is a summary of the results of 14 trials including 1780 patients given zinc or placebo in controlled studies. In prevention trials in children, daily zinc did reduce the incidence of colds in children when it was used for 3 months during the cold/flu season.

JAMA April 9, 2014; pages 1440-1441.

Comments (11)

    • PLEASE READ: My name is Grace Curran, I would like to talk about an experience that has been of great help to my business and my family in general, after I lost my husband. Just last month suffered a great loss in my business that got me in so much debt, I couldn’t help it. I was at the verge of being homeless and loosing my business due to bad credit and debts. I became so desperate that I didn’t know where to get help, I couldn’t get a loan from banks and other financial institution I contacted due to my bad credit. Then I set out to seek other alternative, where I got scammed of $3,100. Until I read about Juan Limited. where I got a loan without stress. I now have a decent credit, my debt paid and my business running more than ever and my credit fully settled. You can as well reach them at: or call/ text: (802) 242-0036, for more Information. All thanks to God almighty and the management of Juan Limited for making this come through. I am sharing this so that everyone who are in need can be a part of it.,.

  1. I have checked your site and i’ve found some duplicate content, that’s why you don’t rank high
    in google’s search results, but there is a tool that can help you to create 100% unique articles, search for: Boorfe’s tips unlimited content

  2. Good News About Your Health Care.

    I’m Flora Brenda from Wexford Ireland, I was diagnosed with lung cancer 6 months ago, I was worried looking for a cure. I got in touch with Rick Simpson’s email at: which I bought 60 grams of cannabis oil, and 3 days later the oil was delivered to my home address. I took the prescribed dosage from Dr.Rick. Within 14 days I have seen some changes and I contact him again, He advised me to continue for 8 weeks as he has prescribed, I did it until about 7 weeks. I contacted my Doctor for a test, I was surprised to hear my doctor say I’m cancer free now. All thanks to God and Rick Simpson, who cured my lung cancer with cannabis oil.

    Warm Regards.
    Flora Brenda

  3. Hi,

    We are private lenders, Do you need an urgent loan to solve your financial needs or New Year Loan to pay of debt/bills?, We Offer loan ranging from 1,000.00 to 20,000,000.00 Max, we are reliable, efficient, Fast and dynamic,with 100% Guaranteed We also gives out loan in (Euros,Pounds and Dollars) The Interest rate applicable to all Loans is (4%) if you are interested get back to us via now through Email: or contact us via whatapp at: +15716424311.

    Thanks And God Bless.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Translate »