"People with sensitive airways are at particular risk of having more difficulty with sudden weather change," Mamlok said.
Dr. Robert Mamlok has been practicing medicine for more than 25 years.
One thing he has learned is you can't control Mother Nature.
"Weather changes really do affect a lot of subsections of human health," Mamlok said.
Yesterday's blizzard dropped temperatures into the 20's.
Today temperatures are back in the 50's, but the changes in weather have people's bodies confused.
"Whether its the monsoons in Africa or the blizzards
Mamlok said that proximity comes from staying inside and snuggling when it is cold.
"We know that when the weather gets cold we all huddle together in doors," Mamlok said. "That is the period we are so good at sharing every bug along with each other."
But Mamlok said the cold is not all bad- freezing temperatures can help those with severe allergies by controlling pollen.
"We like rain not just for our agri-business but for reducing pollen," Mamlok said. "We like freezing weather because it reduces pollen."
Mamlok said we can try and work with Mother Nature by adapting our bodies to what she dishes out.
"The things our mothers and grandmothers told us made perfect sense," Mamlok said. "There is no objection to good hand washing through the viral season."