• Mayo Clinic Minute: Is It a Cold or Allergies?

A sick woman in bed sneezing with cold flu allergiesIf you tend to get colds that develop suddenly and occur at the same time every year, you could have seasonal allergies. Although colds and allergies share some symptoms, such as sneezing and feeling run-down, they are very different afflictions.

In this Mayo Clinic Minute, allergist Dr. Arveen Bhasin explains what she looks for in patients to determine if it’s a cold or an allergy. Jeff Olsen reports.

Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute

Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1:05) is in the downloads. Read the script.

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