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SPONSORED. Winter is when the immune system can really be put to the test. When you start to feel run down you need immune support fast.
When children first start school or daycare it's common to “catch everything” that is going around as they build their immunity.
What can we do to keep ourselves healthy and protect ourselves from respiratory infections like COVID, common cold and the flu?
The dreaded winter cough. It’s a pain in the, ahem, chest. Count yourselves lucky if you and your family have escaped one of the many viruses doin..
Hello, Winter! Hello, Cold! Hello, Snotty Nose! Hello, Sore Throat! We’ve all now (somewhat reluctantly) welcomed in winter...a season where some ..
A cough occurs when the throat or airway has been irritated, usually by mucus or foreign particles such as dust or smoke. It is the body’s way of ..
Many people say “I’ve got the flu” when really they have a cold. While a bad cold can make you feel pretty miserable for a few days, you will ..
Sore throatMost sore throats will not be helped by antibiotics whether they are an infection or not. Most sore throats are caused by a virus. A viru..
A cold is a viral infection that affects your nose, sinuses, throat and upper chest. It usually goes away by itself in 7 to 10 days. The symptom..
This winter looks set to be one to remember although maybe not for reasons we'd like to remember it. As well as setting weather records, notably for c..
It's one of the basics we all need to teach our kids - how to wash your hands. That and brushing your teeth, how to use the toilet and saying please a..
Now we've officially hit winter, it's time to think about what you can do to protect yourself from winter illnesses.
Commonly, sore throats are viral, resulting from the common cold, glandular fever, measles, chicken pox or whooping cough.
Prior to the invention of antibiotics pneumonia killed one third of its victims, and even today, around 5% of pneumonia patients will die...
When the cells lining your throat and airways come in contact with a foreign body messages are sent to the brain....
The symptoms of a cold and flu are similar and often the first sign of a sniffle is mistakenly called the flu.
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