Common Medical Conditions That Can Occur In Fall


Fall or autumn season is the time when nature prepares itself for welcoming winter. However, many medical conditions can make an appearance or get worse in fall, even leading to visits to the emergency room.

Common Fall Illnesses

  • Influenza
  • Asthma
  • Raynaud syndrome
  • Cold
  • Stomach flu
  • Heart attack
  • Pneumonia
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Allergies
  • Sore throat
  • Acute ear infection
  • Sinusitis
  • Deficiency of vitamin D
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder

Taking preventive steps can help keep many autumn illnesses at bay:

  • Stay hydrated
  • Wash your hands frequently
  • Try to avoid crowded places
  • Follow healthy and balanced diet
  • Get enough sleep
  • Keep your surroundings clean
  • Exercise regularly
  • Quit smoking and avoid exposure to second-hand smoke if you have breathing problems or asthma
  • Get more sun if you have vitamin D deficiency but avoid overexposure to the UV rays

As the saying goes, prevention is better than cure. Taking preventive measures at the right time can help you stay fit not only in autumn but also in winter.