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How can rhinitis affect my quality of life?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Rhinitis symptoms have the potential to interfere with your daily life. There isn't any reason why acute rhinitis from the common cold should affect your quality of life for more than a few weeks, but chronic rhinitis may present more of a challenge. People with severe symptoms report may accomplish less work at jobs and school, enjoy activities less, and sleep poorly. Rhinitis has the capability to lower your quality of life, but with treatment it doesn't have to get in the way.

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