Runny Nose and Sneezing

29 Jan

Antihistamines, such as cetirizine (Zyrtec) chlorpheniramine (Aller-Chlor), diphenhydramine (Benadryl Allergy), fexofenadine (Allegra), and loratadine (Alavert, Claritin) How effective are they?  Very, when symptoms stem from allergies, but a 2015 review of 18 trials concluded that the drugs have little benefit … Read More »

Recovery Mission

31 Jan

The average adult develops 1 to 3 colds every year. Here’s what can help when the sniffles inevitably strike. You wash your hands religiously and maintain a safe distance from coughing coworkers. Despite these defense maneuvers, however, you’ve caught a … Read More »

Cut Your Risk of Colds

18 Dec

Don’t let the holiday rush sideline workouts: A regular 30-minute walk could slash your risk of catching a cold by 43% and make symptoms less severe, according to the British Journal of Sports Medicine. How? By increasing circulation of cold-killing … Read More »