With the winter here constant colds seem to common place. I usually find I get over them quite quickly but this article contains some helpful tips for beating a cold within 24 hours. These includes taking a hot shower which helps to soothe your tired limbs and clear bunged up sinuses. Putting your head over a bowl of steaming water is also recommended to clear the airways. Going for a long walk can help to improve both your mood and your immune system. Eating a hot curry such as a vindaloo also helps to get rid of germs and clear the airways. Based on this next time I have a cold I will be eating a lot of curry and taking a lot of long walks to see if I recover any more quickly.