MANILA, Philippines – Headaches and colds: we treat them as common illnesses, but there may be nothing “common” about the disruption they cause to our daily lives.
Now that temperatures are dropping, some people may unfortunately suffer from one or the other. When you get a headache or cold (or both), what do you do? Do you simply wait for the discomfort to go away?
Don’t be complacent. Persistent headaches may be treatable, but they could also be a sign of something serious. Meanwhile, catching a cold may be the beginning of other “cold-weather” sicknesses, like influenza.
Equipping yourself with knowledge is the first step towards relief. Want to know effective ways to alleviate the symptoms of colds and headaches? Here is an illustrated guide. – Rappler.com
Text by Krista Garcia and graphics by Ernest Fiestan
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