Do you typically get a cold in the late summer or early autumn?
This could be due to a seasonal allergy. Seasonal allergies occur like clock work, every year you get sick at the same time.
Allergies often provide the underlying medium for colds to develop. For some, allergies blossom into asthma. The two biggest environmental triggers for allergies in the fall are ragweed and mold spores.
Ragweed affects over 23 million Americans each year (American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.) In late summer, ragweed matures and produces a beautiful golden flower. Each plant can release up to one billion grains of pollen a season. Read More