Causes and methods of treating cold in the summer

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غالب أبوبكر
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Causes and methods of treating cold in the summer

Arab Weather - Many people suffer from a cold during the summer despite the high temperatures, as many believe that a cold infection is associated with the winter season only because of the low temperature rates. However, the main cause of colds is found in the summer, as is the case in the rest of the year. A cold infection in the summer is accompanied by many symptoms similar to the symptoms that accompany the common cold, and by following simple tips and instructions, you can avoid infection with a cold or reduce the severity of the symptoms that accompany it, at the very least.

 

The cold in the summer

Summer cold is the cold that people get in the summer due to infection with the rhinovirus and other viruses.

 

Distinguish between cold and allergic runny

People usually have difficulty distinguishing between the symptoms associated with the cold and the symptoms associated with the allergic cold, and through the following points, they can be distinguished:

Recovery period : The period of symptoms associated with the cold will pass within two weeks or less, but if the symptoms accompany the allergic cold, it requires a period of more than two weeks.

Variation in the severity of symptoms : The symptoms associated with the cold are characterized by that they vary from slight to severe in the same case, while the symptoms of an allergic cold are of the same degree of severity from its beginning to its end.

The emergence of symptoms : The symptoms associated with the cold appear separately, while the symptoms of allergic cold appear all at the same time.

The difference in symptoms according to the regions : The symptoms associated with the allergic cold usually worsen during the transition from one area to another, especially if the destination area has a lot of things that provoke an allergic reaction to the affected person.

The difference in the secretions of the nose : the nasal secretions in the case of the cold ranges from green to yellow and is thick, and in the case of the allergic runny, the nasal secretions are colorless and thin.

 

Causes of cold in the summer

People usually associate the causes of cold with low temperatures and cold weather only, but this is not accurate because people can catch a cold even in the summer due to the viruses that cause colds in the summer.

 

Cold symptoms in summer

A person with a cold has a number of the following symptoms:

  • Runny nose.
  • Nasal congestion.
  • Headache.
  • cough.
  • Sore throat.
  • Watering eyes.
  • Itchy nose, eyes, and throat.
  • Cold treatment

 

Recovering from a cold requires adhering to the following tips:

  • Take pain relievers and decongestants if needed.
  • Take medication to relieve coughing.
  • Rinsing the mouth with warm water and salt to relieve a sore throat.
  • Avoid taking antibiotics, as the cold is a viral disease, so taking antibiotics will not have any positive effects. On the contrary, it can worsen the situation.
  • Get enough rest and sleep, and avoid any strenuous activities.
  • Drink plenty of water.
  • stop smoking.
  • Drink hot beverages such as herbs.
  • Using humidifiers to keep the atmosphere moist, such devices help in one way or another to relieve congestion, runny nose, and sore throat.

 

 

Methods for preventing cold infection in the summer

It is recommended to follow the following tips to prevent a cold:

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  • Pay attention to the immune system in the body, by eating healthy food, avoiding anxiety and tension, taking nutritional supplements that improve the functioning of the immune system, and maintaining adequate sleep and rest.
  • Commitment to washing hands or using hand sanitizers, especially in public places where germs and microbes are abundant.
  • Stay away from people with colds, and in the event of dealing with them, it is recommended to wash hands directly.
  • Avoid direct exposure to cold air sources.
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of surfaces and frequently used tools.
This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.

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