When cold and flu season comes around, it’s hard not to feel that getting one or both is inevitable. After all, doesn’t everyone get sick during the winter? Not necessarily – there are certain things you can do to help minimize your risk of contracting colds and flu, and there are natural treatments to help you get over a cold or the flu much more quickly.
Fall is the season when certain disorders are more prevalent than at other times of the year. Asthma, allergies and skin disorders can affect almost any one susceptible to them. Prevention is key.
Nasal congestion, commonly referred to as a stuffy nose, occurs when the nasal passages are blocked because the lining of the membranes in the nose swell and become inflamed. Many times nasal congestion is caused by a virus or allergies. Anyone who has experienced the flu or a common cold are very familiar with nasal congestion.