Waking up to a sore throat, body ache, runny nose, and cough is not an unusual scenario. These are symptoms of the common cold that can last longer than what many people think. Usually, the primary symptoms last for 4-5 days, whereas the secondary ones linger for a week more.
Monsoon brings respite from the scorching heat of the summers, but the season also brings along a number of health risks such as cold, flu, diarrhoea, and dysentery. Here are top 10 monsoon health tips to help you enjoy the season without falling sick –
When a cough lasts more than 5 days, it’s better to consult a doctor immediately. Persistent cough can be a symptom of serious medical conditions including Lung Tuberculosis, Lung cancer, Asthma, and Bronchitis. Continue reading
Smoking and exposure to air pollution, toxic fumes, and dust can have damaging effects on the lungs. Here, we discuss the essential tips to protect your lungs and maintain their health: Continue reading
Most coughs are caused by a viral infection and the symptoms usually worsen after 2-3 days, but gradually they clear. Many bouts of cough are mild and usually get better with proper care and treatment. But unfortunately, people tend to neglect acute cough and don’t follow the recommended advices by the doctors. As a result, their condition soon worsens. Continue reading
Asthma and smoking don’t go very well together. About 20%-35% of adult asthma patients all over the world are smokers. A data by The American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology reveals so. Continue reading
It’s not unusual to catch cold or suffer from flu during winters. If it’s not serious, then the symptoms go away in a few days; however, there are times when a simple cold can turn really bad. Bronchitis has similar symptoms like cold. While the symptoms of cold may be over in a week but if it’s Bronchitis, it will keep lingering for weeks. Let’s take a closer look at the causes and symptoms of Bronchitis. Continue reading