Throat or sinus problems? Blame season change, says Dr Green

Health and Wellness expert Dr Darren Green has warned that season change is coming with increased post-nasal drip and allergic rhinitis (commonly known as hay fever) symptoms.

Post-nasal drip happens when mucus builds up in the back of the nose and throat.

He says that allergies and sinus infections are more rife as temperatures and season change.

The bugs are rife as temperatures change. The season, pollen and climate change all contribute to the change is the respiratory environment.

Dr Darren Green, Health and Wellness expert

Dr Green answered medical questions from listeners and shared his health tips around the throat.

Take a listen to his expert advice:


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