1/16/14 8:00 AM Comments ( 0 )

It is commonly thought that colds and flu are triggered by the change of season when temperatures go from warmer to colder. Actually, these illnesses occur mostly during fall and winter months not because the temperature is lower but rather the cold and flu-causing viruses seem to survive better in lower humidity. Cold weather also makes the nasal passage lining drier and more open to viral infection. People also tend to spend more time indoors increasing the possibility that the virus will spread from one person to the next.

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