Category Archives: common cold

It’s just a cold, right?

It’s 40 degrees and raining on Monday. Then you wake up to sunshine and a crisp 18 degrees on Tuesday … just in time for 32 degrees and six inches of snow by the weekend.

No wonder sniffles, sneezes and tissues take over our lives throughout the winter months. We’ve all been there, right?

But what’s it like to battle the common cold on top of a chronic illness and how do you overcome the additional issues? Mango Health asked us to address this question in a guest post on its blog, and here is the link to our essay where we discuss six helpful strategies for making it through cold season with a chronic condition:

What To Do When the Common Cold Overshadows Your Chronic Illness

Check it out and let us know what worked for you or if there is anything you would add to this list.