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Cold and Flu Season is Here

Fall is here and along with all the Halloween decorations and pumpkin flavored coffees comes the cold and flu season.

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We all have to tough through a cold from time to time but how do we know when it’s more than just a cold. The common cold usually presents with a mild fever (if any) as well as scratchy throat, nasal congestion and dry cough. These symptoms are mild, develop slowly over a couple of days and resolve within a week or so. The flu’s symptoms come on much more abruptly and are much more severe. If you find yourself experiencing a rapid onset of fevers, chills, body aches, and fatigue along with more than mild cold symptoms you may have the flu. Continue reading “Cold and Flu Season is Here”