How to Tell If You Have a Summer Cold or Allergies

Learn how to tell if it's a cold or allergies and treat your symptoms naturally.

How to Tell If You Have a Summer Cold or Allergies

While it may seem like allergies are only a nuisance in the spring season, it turns out that the summer months can also bring on the stuffiness, watery eyes, and sneezing. If you are are feeling off this season, you may be suffering from allergies. While the symptoms of an allergy often mimic a cold and can lead to confusion, there are a few key ways to differentiate between the two. Find out how with the help of allergist Dr. Tania Elliott and learn about all-natural solutions that can help you feel like yourself again.

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Seasonality

Another way to determine if you are dealing with allergies or a cold is to ask yourself if you ever get a “cold” for several weeks in the summer months. If the answer is yes, it is likely not a cold at all, but actually allergies. Make sure to speak with a medical professional before starting a treatment plan to ensure you are following the right steps for your needs.

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