Learn how to tell if it's a cold or allergies and treat your symptoms naturally.
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.
Swollen Lymph Nodes
Have you noticed swelling and enlargement of your lymph nodes? Use two fingers to check under your ear and jaw for any unusual swelling. As with fevers, swollen lymph nodes are more in line with colds rather than allergies. If you have this symptom, along with other cold-like symptoms, you may need to change your treatment plan to feel better faster.