The leaves are turning and Halloween decorations are in the store. These sure signs of fall also mean it’s officially flu season. While many people rely on all sorts of formulas for avoiding the flu – from grandmother’s advice to avoid getting chilled outside to friends advocating over-the-counter immune boosting products – it’s best to avoid some common flu myths in order to stay healthy.
Here are three common flu myths that can actually either increase your odds of catching the flu or hinder recovery from the flu.
On a recent Fox 8 House Call, LeBauer’s Dr. Talia Aron discusses how to distinguish strep throat from a common cold and other illnesses, when you may want to see a doctor for strep throat symptoms, and some of the most common options for treatment. She also provides insight into some serious conditions that strep throat can cause if it is left untreated.
Are you finding yourself tired and breathing a little harder after a trip to the grocery store, a walk up the stairs, or working in the yard? Many people attribute symptoms like these to getting older, but it may be a sign of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, also known as COPD.
What are the signs of COPD and when should you see a doctor?