Ashford Clinic Blog | Cold Symptoms
Everything You Need to Know about the Common Cold
They call it the common cold for a reason. Many people suffer from cold symptoms at various points in the year, including the early spring months. With over 100 viruses that can cause a cold, there are vast opportunities for exposure, so prevention is key. There are also a number of options for cold treatment. Here is everything you need to know about the dreaded common cold
3 Causes of Nasal Obstruction
Do you sometimes have trouble breathing through your nose? It’s not an uncommon problem, as this issue affects people of all ages ­ from toddlers to adults. It is important that the mechanisms behind breathing through your nose work flawlessly most of the time, as the nose serves to filter, clean, humidify, and warm the air we breathe. Here are the three most common causes of nasal obstruction.
Why Do I Keep Getting Sinus Infections?
Do you keep getting sinus infections over and over again? You’re not alone. Many people suffer from what seems like a cold or allergy attack that just wouldn’t go away. While these symptoms may seem like allergies or a cold, it is very likely that the root cause is actually sinusitis. Sinusitis is one of the most common health conditions in the US - over 37 million Americans suffer from sinusitis each year, and even that number does not include the countless cases in which people suffering from these symptoms never seek proper medical help. In many instances, people will experience frequent sinusitis with symptoms lasting up to three months or more. If this sounds like what you are experiencing, you may be suffering from chronic sinus infections, or chronic sinusitis. Let’s explore why this happens and how you can get relief.
5 Ways To Stay Healthy Over The Holidays
The holiday season is upon us once again. This time of year can be lots of fun, but it also creates several opportunities for illness. The travel, family gatherings, meals, shopping and other festivities can take a toll on your health if you are not careful. From elevated stress levels to colds and viruses, there is a lot to be mindful of over the next month or so. Here are 5 ways to stay healthy so you can enjoy this festive season.