Common Cold

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

How to tell if it’s a cold, flu, or the new Coronavirus

The Coronavirus is now a “global emergency” with 23 countries confirming cases. And yes, the U.S. is on that list with 11, including a person-to-person transmission. The threat level is raised, so many people are asking… Is this fever, cough or scratchy throat a cold, the flu or worse?

Dr. Michael Cutler

9 types of cough and how to treat them

Cough is the most common complaint I see this time of year at the clinic. So, I thought it would be helpful to look at the different types and causes of cough and their treatments. Just remember, it’s always best to err on the side of precaution…

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

How to get over your cold quick and keep from spreading it

You wake up feeling terrible and wonder, is it a cold or flu? How contagious are you and for how long? How can you keep from spreading your germs… but most importantly: How can you feel better FAST? I’ve got all the answers for you…

Joyce Hollman

Is it a chest cold or bronchitis and is pneumonia far behind?

What many people write off as just a “chest cold” is actually an inflammation of the lungs called bronchitis. Here’s how to know if you’ve got it, and how to treat it, keep yourself comfortable, and make sure it doesn’t become a more serious illness…

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

Kick the common cold 3xs faster

Feed a cold, starve a fever… But, is sitting at home eating chicken noodle soup all you can do to get over the common cold? Actually, according to scientific research, there’s something else you can do to up your chances of getting well faster. In fact, you could triple your recovery time…

Dr. Mark Wiley

Using essential oils to breathe easy

When the weather is changing, many of us suffer with sinus congestion, headaches, congested chests and colds. And viruses and allergens are spreading, too. Essential oils can help relieve symptoms of congestion and sinus pressure so you can breathe better…