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Does Warm Dry Climate Help Osteoarthritis
No: Osteoarthrtis is a disease with degenatives changes in the cartilages. Some people experience pain some don t. When people move to a warmer or even a colder enviroment, a change occurs and people feel better, but when the individual gets acostumed to the new enviroment, symptoms occur again. The signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis will not differ in different climatic regions. ...Read more
Live in dry climate. Mouth, nose, skin very dry. Constant dry nose. Is it better to sleep w/ a warm, or cool mist humidifier? Have asthma & allergies.
Not necessarily: Long periods of hot dry weather lead to high ambient ozone levels. Ozone is a respiratory irritant and can precipitate asthma symptoms in susceptible individuals. Urban areas with hot dry weather also have higher levels of respiratory irritants like sulfur dioxide and diesel exhaust particles. ...Read more
I'm prone 2 sinusitis & alergys. I live in a windy dry climate. What can I do besides keep taking amoxicillan?
Emollients and humid: Using topical moisturizers are very useful as well as humidifiers. Also, shorten shower or bath time, as well as use tepid temps only for bath water. Normally creams are better emollients than lotions. Cereve cream with an ingredient known as ceramides is wonderful. Restaderm by cetaphil is also fantastic. ...Read more
My nose keeps bleeding. Every day, it will just start to randomly bleed. Why could this be? Can it be due to a dry climate?
I am traveling to a dry climate with high elevation. Noticed a bit of dry blood in one ear. Is this normal? My nose feels dry, too.
Saline nose drops: You can use saline nose drops or spray to relieve your nasal dryness in your current situation. ...Read more
Dry nose. Have hard scabs in nose that bleed sometimes. Hurts to blow nose. Live in colorado very dry climate. How can I soften nose to prevent?
Sometimes impetigo: Sometimes scabs in the nose may just be from dryness, but other times, they may become secondarily infected. If vaseline or neosporin don't work, there is a chance it could be an impetigo infection. In such which case you would need to have an appointment for evaluation and a possible a prescription for something like mupirocin (an antibiotic) ointment. ...Read more
Can a climate with high humidity cause an increase in ear & sinus infections... As opposed to less ear/sinus infections in a dry climate?
May be: Ir depends on the person's immunity...Get a more detailed answer ›
Eyes are red, burning, watery, itching. Comes and goes. Upon waking sometimes as well. Dry climate. Should I get dry eye or allergy eye drops?
Both: Use allergy drops to relieve itching and redness, and use lubricant drops to wash allergens out of the eye and provide wetness. ...Read more
38. Constant sneezing bouts, runny nose, congestion 6+ mos. Tried most all allergy meds. No luck. Dry climate. Humidfier. Ent says no sinusitis. Next?
Allergy testing: If you have done like you said above and have taken your allergy medicines long enough and daily, not just pop a pill when you think you need to, then it is time to see an allergist for possible allergy testing and allergy shots. Most of the time we do shortcuts. Need to take allergy meds everyday till two weeks symptom free before you stop taking it altogether! That is why it is not working ...Read more
Said who?: Happiness is difficult to measure, but I suspect you are mistaken. People who live in cold climates such as the finns, swedish, russians, nepalese, swiss, and many others might disagree. ...Read more
SAD: Seasonal affective disorder (also called sad) is a type of depression that occurs at the same time every year. If you're like most people with seasonal affective disorder, your symptoms start in the fall and may continue into the winter months, sapping your energy and making you feel moody. Less often, seasonal affective disorder causes depression in the spring or early summer. ...Read more
No: Sorry no I have never heard of this. ...Read more
Allergies: Yes, it will depend on what you are allergic to. ...Read more
Is it true you can develop new allergies if I move permanently from a warm climate to a cold one?
Allergy: Everybody is different. You may or may not develop allergy because of cold climate. ...Read more
Yes. : Weirdly, i just answered the same question. ...Read more
Yes. : But you can usually compensate.Get a more detailed answer ›
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