Learn the different ways to prevent the summer sniffles so you can enjoy the warm weather instead.
At any point during the year, you’re likely to fall victim to the common cold. A runny nose, sore throat, coughing and sneezing can keep you under layers of blankets and tissues. But it’s finally summer and who wants to be stuck inside on a hot and sunny day? According to the National Institute of Health (NIH), winter colds are caused by rhinoviruses but summer colds are caused by more resilient enteroviruses. The irony of summer colds is that they can last longer than winter colds and may make you feel even worse. Follow these tips to stay healthy throughout the season.
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Boost Your Immunity
Don’t underestimate the power of the ingredients in your pantry. You can try natural immunity boosters that can be found in your local grocery store. Oregano oil, sage extract, ginger, garlic and other superfoods can help bolster your defenses. Try one of Dr. Oz’s 14 Natural Immunity Boosters.
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