Tis the season to be jolly! Spring, summer, and fall is a time of change, a time to purchase a new wardrobe, plant a garden, or just get out of the house to enjoy the magnificent weather. Most of us love this time of the year, with colorful flowers blooming, the sounds of chirping birds, and […]
Allergic rhinitis, commonly known as hay fever, refers to inflammation of the nasal passages that causes cold-like symptoms. The immune system becomes sensitized and overreacts to environmental substances that an individual’s body cannot tolerate. Unlike a cold, hay fever isn’t caused by a virus, but by an allergic response to outdoor, indoor, or occupational allergens, […]
Is it a Cold or is it Allergic Rhinitis (Hay Fever)?
Sniffling, runny nose, sneezing, coughing… are these symptoms that point to you getting a cold? Or could it be allergies? Some of the symptoms of allergic rhinitis (also called hay fever) overlap with cold symptoms. Finding out which one you have, a cold or allergic rhinitis, will help you in choosing the best treatment option. […]