Colds

Did Flying Cause Your Cold or Sinus Infection?

sneezing in the airport

Are you worried about getting a cold or sinus infection because of an upcoming trip? It's a commonly held belief that air travel leads to sickness, but is it true?

Flying Soon? Here's How to Avoid Catching a Cold

airplane in flight

In one study, researchers found that flight attendants who spent the most time in the air had higher incidences of sinus issues. While researchers didn't draw definitive conclusions from their study, the findings supported the wide-spread belief that air travel can be a cause of sinus-related illnesses and subsequent visits to an ENT doctor.

The most common reasons why you may get sick following air travel include: