We have almost made it through the last of outdoor allergy season. Ragweed has run its course in most of the U.S. while mold spores try to survive the declining temperatures of the Midwest and Northeast. Currently outdoor mold, weather changes and shared germs are leading factors in the escalation of cough, wheezing, runny nose and sinus congestion plaguing many of us. Although many areas of the country will soon see a dramatic decline in outdoor mold counts as the first hard frost approaches, the common cold virus is here to wreak havoc for several more months.
As a parent, I know there is nothing more frustrating than hearing your child cough all night. During the fall and winter months, the common cold virus is often the culprit responsible for upper respiratory tract infections and asthma attacks in adults and children. Stopping the cough becomes a main goal for surviving work, school and sleep time.
The Chicago Tribune published an article about the shortcomings of ...
hi my name is angelique and ive been waking up with headaches for a few weeks bow but not only does my head hurt my left eye ball feels very dry its feel as if the back of my eye ball is dry does that mean anything im kinda scared to go to the doctors. angelique.
We understand being scared to go to the doctor, but really, not going to the doctor should be more frightening.
Your symptoms could mean many things - Migraine or another headache disorder, an issue with your eye, or many other things.
Waking with a headache is often an indication that there are problems with your sleep - too much sleep, too little sleep, an irregular sleep schedule, disrupted sleep, or poor quality sleep. Take a look at Migraines, Headaches, and Sleep .
It truly is important for you to see your doctor to find out what these symptoms mean and get proper treatment. Because answe...
Each week, Health and Beauty Expert Sue Chungwill discuss skin health topics suggested by members of the HealthCentral community. To ask Sue a question, send an email to email@example.com or leave a comment below. Reader's Question: I know dry skin is supposed to be a winter problem, but my time in the sun and at the beach and pool are making my skin flaky. What can I do about this without avoiding summer activities completely? Sue's Response: It seems counterintuitive that water dries out skin. Water makes up 60 percent of our bodies. Doctors tell us to drink plenty of it every day. So if water in side our bodies keeps us hydrated, why does water out side our bodies make us dry? The fact of the matter is that our bodies are not meant to stay in water for prolonged periods of time. Our skin maintains a balance with our natural (dry) environment. When we spend a lot of time in the water and then get out, the water evaporates from our skin an...
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