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Tips for Fighting a Summer Cold pt 2

by Shane Gebhards
summer cold

Despite the warm weather outside, it’s possible for a virus to infect your respiratory tract. Colds come and go through every season, unfortunately. In the summertime, it can be difficult to distinguish whether you’re experiencing allergies or a summer cold. Allergies, however, usually present themselves with sneezing, itchy and watery eyes, and a watery runny […]

Tips for Fighting a Summer Cold, Pt. 1

by Shane Gebhards
summer cold

Despite the warm weather outside, it’s possible for a virus to infect your respiratory tract. Colds come and go through every season, unfortunately. In the summertime, it can be difficult to distinguish whether you’re experiencing allergies or a summer cold. Allergies, however, usually present themselves with sneezing, itchy and watery eyes, and a watery runny […]

How to Help Calm Your Cough

by Shane Gebhards

Coughing occurs when something irritates your throat, which could be anything from dust to postnasal drip. Coughing, although aggravating, helps clear your lungs and throat. Some coughs, such as those that come from colds and the flu, will disappear eventually. Others, however, may be a sign of a serious medical condition and will need treatment […]

Foods to Eat When You Have the Flu, Pt. 1

by Shane Gebhards
chicken soup for colds

Have the flu? That’s unfortunate. It doesn’t have to be completely miserable, however, as there are certain foods that can soothe side effects while also helping boost your immune system. Here are five foods to try when you have the flu. These can soothe a sore throat, swollen throat, and a dry throat. They also […]

Five Stages Of The Common Cold

by Shane Gebhards

Winter is a popular time for sickness, particularly the common cold. Here are the five stages of the common cold, letting you know what to expect should you or someone in your household contract the virus this season. After one to three days since coming into contact with the virus, your body will exhibit mild […]

The Importance of Washing Your Hands During Flu Season

by Wendy Lee

While you were growing up, chances are someone in your family stressed the importance of washing your hands, especially before eating a meal. With so many diseases in the world today, hand-washing is often overlooked when it comes to preventative measures. It may seem like a small step, but a little bit tends to go […]