Upper Respiratory Congestion, Cough, and Other Symptoms

\"UpperOnce kids start going back to school, the more frequently people are going to experience nasal congestion, mucus build–up, or coughing.  

If symptoms such as post-nasal drip, coughing, congestion, shortness of breath, and dizziness, are exhibited for more than a week, especially if accompanied by fever or thick, secreting mucus from your nose to your chest, one would need to visit a doctor to see if the root cause is a bacterial infection, treatable with antibiotics. In cases of shortness of breath, wheezing, and dizziness, it is imperative to visit your physician sooner, rather than later

Remember, if you want to be proactive about your health and prevent the occurrence of respiratory infection and inflammation, it’s time to consider getting a Pneumonia Vaccine. This is a recent addition to the lineup of the CDC’s list of recommended vaccines, and is said to protect against Pneumonia, the severity of its effects, as well as decreases the risk of heart damage due to inflammation from respiratory illnesses.

If you are tired from your upper respiratory congestion, you should listen to your body and slow down, rest, and monitor your symptoms. If you are light headed and short of breath with uncontrollable coughing, you should go see a doctor.

 

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