Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Get Over Your Cold FAST with New Zicam Cold Remedy!

Zicam recently asked if our Mommies would like to test two of their newest products, the Zicam Liqui-Loz and Zicam Zavors. With this being the cold & flu season I said, "Yes! We are healthy and well at the moment so if you are willing to wait until at least one of us inevitiably catches something, we would be willing to give them a try."

The day the samples arrived I was feeling stuffed-up and thought I was going to be the first of our group to get sick this season. However it turned out I had developed a sinus infection and not a cold, so I didn't need to use the Zicam. Just a few days later Whitney became so sick that I actually sent her home from the store to rest. Later that evening I suggested that, judging by her symptoms, she should try the Zicam. Within 24 -36 hours later Katy & Jennifer both began to experience some cold symptoms too. Katy said she felt like total "Poo and needed to be taken care of". They each took a box of Zicam Cold Remedy home with them and below you will hear how each of them felt better, and recovered so much quicker with the Zicam.

Zicam Zavors, test by Whitney:
Last week I woke up with the feeling I was getting a horrible cold. Well being a mom you know that being sick is not aloud. By that evening I knew I needed to do something so I took the Zicam Cold Remedy Zavors. There were 25 coated chews in cherry flavor in the bottle. The first thing I noticed as I read the bottle was that this product is Non-drowsy, non-habit forming, with no known drug interactions. I was thrilled with that, I hate when I take something for one symptom and then I cannot take anything for the other symptoms for 4-6 hours. So I chewed it up and surprisingly it did taste like cherries. I repeated the dose every three hours as stated in the directions.

I began to feel better the very next day. By the third day my cold was gone. I was amazed at how well the Zicam worked.
I had never heard of this product before my review and I will never forget it now. Usually you cannot do much about a cold except wait it out, and hope that its over in 1 week instead of two. With Zicam Cold Remedy Zavors I now know there is a solution to the common cold and have already recommended this product to many of my closest friends, and family.


Zicam Zavors, test by Katy's:
I love cold weather but who likes cold and flu season not me! I came down with a killer cold I had it all: body aches, sore throat, and a nose that wouldn’t stop running. I was miserable. Anna asked if I would be interested in testing a new cold medicine named Zicam. The medication comes in a bright orange box that makes it easy to pick out in the sea of other medications.

I tried the Zavors which is a chewable cherry flavored pill that you take every 3 hours. The pill was a little big and hard for me to start chewing. The starting flavor was good but doesn't last long, you need to chew quickly because it turns into a chalky paste which isn't to tasty.
The first day I took Zicam it felt like my symptoms leveled out, I didn't feel 100% but I did feel good enough to play with my kids and get things done that I needed to do. Zicam didn't make me drowsy, which is great with a toddler and a infant I have to be on top of my game. At the end of the 3rd hour I didn't feel so good, so I knew
it was time for me to take another pill.

Within one more day I was feeling so much better that the only s
ymptom I had the my scratchy red nose from wiping it so many times the day before. The next time I come down with a cold or know someone who is getting sick, this will be the first thing I use myself and suggest to them.


Jennifer's experience with Zicam Liqui-Loz:

I heard about Zicam a couple of years ago but have never tried it. About two weeks ago, I started to get that scratchy throat, the kind where you know a nasty cold is coming. Anna suggested that I try the Zicam. I received the Zicam Cold Remedy Plus cherry Throat Lozenges.

I d
idn’t think that it would actually work, I mean seriously, a lozenge that can keep a cold a way. Well, after the first two doses I could tell that it was working. Not only did it prevent the cold from coming on but it also relieved my scratchy throat! It is also non drowsy and there are no drug interactions which is fantastic!

I am now a huge fan! I think that the trick is to take it as soon as you feel something coming on, if you wait until you are sick, it might not work. I think that is reasonably priced but would like to see them make more flavors. I will always make sure I have some Zicam handy and highly recommend it to everyone I know!


Follow-up: Its been about 2 weeks since they all used the Zicam and I am still not sick...knock on wood that I will not 'get' to test Zicam this season. I can tell you this much, judging by their results, if I do get sick, I am going straight for the Orange Box!

Hopefully you wont need Zicam this season either. To help you accomplish that, I would like to share with you Zicam's TOP-FIVE list of “What to do to prepare for cold and flu season.
1.
Exercise, eat right, get 7-8 hours of sleep a night and take a daily multi-vitamin.

2. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth during cold and flu season, especially after being exposed to viruses or bacteria.

3. Promote strong immune function by switching from coffee to tea, eating garlic liberally, and adding yogurt to your diet. And use zinc products, such as Zicam oral Cold Remedy, within the first 24-48 hours of the onset of cold symptoms to reduce the duration and severity of your cold.

4. Drink lots of water, which flushes toxins out of your body while re-hydrating your system.

5. While studies show that exercising for at least 30 minutes several times a week can help you stay healthy, our immune system fights most effectively when it isn't stressed. So listen to your body when you feel sick, as a hard workout could weaken your immune system temporarily and potentially make your illness worse.

If you do experience cold & flu symptoms, don't wait too long, you need to start taking Zicam within the first 24-48 hours of the onset of your symptoms.

For more great tips on staying healthy as well as tools for symptom tracking, and so much more, Join the Zicam = I Can Club by clicking on the link below.

The wonderful folks at Zicam have Generously offered to give 2 of our Lucky Readers a Free Package of each of their Two Newest products Zicam Liqui-Loz and Zicam Zavors as well as money saving coupons for their other products!

If you would like to Be One of the Two Lucky Readers to Win Two of Zicam's Newest Cold Remedy Products, here's what you need to do:

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