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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Turmeric contains curcumin, which is a natural antiseptic, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory spice. This combination is a triple threat for allergies and can help prevent histamine release in the body. Try making an iced golden latte with black pepper to clear your sinuses even more. Have this drink twice a day for maximum relief and add honey if the turmeric is too bitter.

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