When the weather turns cold, many people experience pain or discomfort in their ears, nose and throat. People often confuse symptoms caused by cold weather with illness or infection (or vice versa). It is important to know how cooler weather can affect your respiratory health.
Have you ever woken up with a dry, scratchy throat and been concerned a cold is right around the corner? You’re not alone. Though a sore throat could be a symptom of the flu, bacterial infections or strep throat, it could also be caused by winter weather. Don’t let the mild winter in Savannah fool you, warm air can still be dry which is the main cause of seasonal sore throats. Here are a few home remedies to help you avoid getting a sore throat this winter: