Otolaryngology Online Journal

Review Article - Otolaryngology Online Journal (2015) Volume 5, Issue 1

Wanting Rhinorrhoea to Relieve Headache

Culture refers to the shared patterns of feelings, beliefs and behaviour that reflect in the way of living in a society. Cultural factors influence understanding, presentation, diagnosis, management, course and outcome of many diseases. Running nose or Rhinorrhoea is a common condition affecting people of all ages. It is a condition which significantly affects the quality of life. The health care problems of most developing countries are strongly associated with its cultural and social practices and the tremendous effects they exert on it. In certain cases, it is beyond all imagination and realities to conceive the immense impact these socio-cultural factors have in the delivery of health care.(1)

Author(s): Anil Kakunje Sheetal, Rai Kiran Kumar, Sowmya Puthran

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