Doctor: Keep an eye on your health with big temperature changes

temperatures get near the 70s But today, we saw things sit around the upper 30s

With these massive changes, we wanted to find out if it could affect your health First News Reporter Jacob Thompson spoke to a local doctor about what you should know :09 It's been a mild way to start the new year We haven't see a whole lot of snow But what we have seen is temperatures going up and down

DR MIKE SEVILLA/ SALEM FAMILY PRACTICE "WHEN IT DOES GO FORM WARMER, TO COOLER, WE DO KNOW THAT THE COMMON COLD OR RHINOVIRUS CAN SPREAD OR CAN GROW" The Rhino-Virus is the virus which causes a person to catch the common cold But even temperatures going from cold to warm can play an affect on someone's health

DR MIKE SEVILLA "WHEN IT DOES GET A LITTLE BIT WARMER, THEY DO GET A LITTLE BIT OF RUNNY NOSE, WATERY EYES" As for senior citizens, they may want to stay more aware of the weather DR MIKE SEVILLA "MY OLDER PATIENTS I GET WORRIED ABOUT, DURING THESE TEMPERATURE CHANGES BECAUSE THEY ALSO HAVE AN IMMUNE SYSTEM AS PEOPLE, WHO ARE YOUNGER

" DR MIKE SEVILLA "SO, IT'S VERY IMPORTANT FOR THEM, IF THEY START TO HAVE ANY OF THESE TYPE OF SYSTEMS, FEVER, COUGH, HEAD ACHE, SINUS PRESSURE, TO GET THAT CHECKED OUT BECAUSE THAT CAN PROCESS TO A MORE SEVERE INFECTION, LIKE AMMONIA OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT" Parents may want to watch their kids closer, if they start to get sick DR MIKE SEVILLA "KIDS, EVEN THE YOUNGER KIDS CAN BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO ILLNESS, BECAUSE THEIR IMMUNE SYSTEMS ARE STILL DEVELOPING

" Sevilla says if there is any concern to contact your doctor And one last tip for when if finally does get warm, go easy on your body DR MIKE SEVILLA "WHEN WE DO GET A LITTLE BIT WARMER MAYBE THEY DO TOO MUCH ACTIVITY WHEN, THEY REALLY SHOULDN'T, WHEN THEIR BODY IS NOT USED TO IT" In Salem Jacob Thompson WKBN 27 First News After two long weeks of searching—it appears the