by Trudy Despain
(last updated August 23, 2013)
All of us, even the healthiest among us, all suffer from the common cold at one time or another. But sometimes those sniffles and sneezes are not caused by a virus but by some other allergen floating in the air around you. The symptoms of the common cold and allergies are similar but there are some key things to look for when deciding if you have a cold or allergies.
Knowing the difference between the symptoms of the cold and allergies is one step in effectively managing your health. Knowing how to prevent the symptoms from occurring is the next important step.
If you thing you are suffering from a cold, managing your symptoms and preventing them in the future is the best you can do until modern medicine finally finds the cure for the common cold. Knowing the difference between the cold and allergies will help you manage your health and avoid sick days in the future.
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