Lowing temperatures, change of atmospheric pressure, humidity, are aggravating circumstances of several diseases. Cardiac and respiratory diseases, ulcer and sinusitis are all diseases that worsen during fall. The chilly days of autumn are responsible for colds, flues, allergies and changes of digestive system. The children, the elders and those suffering from chronic diseases are the most affected by these changes in the cold season. But the symptoms are different from one person to another and their gravity gets worse with age.
Asthma is one of the most severe diseases of the respiratory system. Asthmatics must avoid the dust, mould or small and humid spaces because they can provoke a sever asthma attack. Due to cold weather, asthmatic must avoid getting a cold, flu or bronchitis. They should spent as much as possible less time outdoors during fall.
This disease that affects the duodenal and gastric mucous recurs during fall. The symptoms get worse especially at night and in the morning, the patient accusing stomach pains, nausea and vomiting. Abdominal pains are the most violent and usually appear during the night. Each person reacts different and may have other symptoms. However, if someone has the mentioned symptoms should go to a doctor immediately. To mild down the symptoms, the patient should make a drastic change in its lifestyle, to stop smoking, drinking coffee and alcohol and eating whatever makes them feel sick.
The fall also brings a lot of problems for persons suffering from rheumatism. Arthritis is the most common rheumatic disease in this season and manifests through an increased sensitivity, inflammation, rigidity and pains in the articulations. It’s a disease of older people but youngsters can also accuse symptoms of rheumatism. Arthrosis and coxarthrosis are also rheumatic disease located at joints of spine, hips, elbows and fingers. The patients should try to stay indoors as much as possible, to have warm baths, take anti-inflammatory and analgesic pills and have sessions of acupuncture.
Fall months worsen the symptoms of cardiac insufficiency. The most common symptoms are heavy and slow breath, fatigue, faster heartbeats, nausea or focusing issues. The low atmospheric pressure leads to tachycardia and high blood pressure. In order to conserve the heat of the body, the blood vessels narrow, increasing chances of heart attack or stroke. In order to avoid such complication that lead to death, patients should stay indoors or wear clothes designed to keep them warm if they have no choice and have to go outside.
It’s a common affection during the entire cold season. Its symptoms are: migraines, fever, stuffy nose or runny nose. They should take the special drug treatment prescribed by a specialist, avoid air-dry rooms, smoking and they should also cover their mouth and nose when they go outside.
This disease, which is common to women in particular, manifests through a poor blood flux in hands, fingers, nose or cheeks. These parts of the body whiten and then rubefy. The fingers are always cold, numb and sometimes painful. They can swell, the skin can became shiny and the person can lose the tactile sense. Therefore, women should wear comfy thick gloves and socks.