Early Tonsillitis Symptoms can be difficult to differentiate from early symptoms of a cold or flu. Headache, sore throat and minor discomfort when swallowing are all early symptoms of both a cold and tonsillitis. So, how do you know if you are developing tonsillitis, or your sore throat is caused by cold, flu or some other similar […]
If you’re plagued by sinusitis, you know how painful and debilitating it can be: throbbing headaches, a constantly runny nose, fatigue, ruined holidays... Here’s expert advice on how to deal with it.
Questions have been raised about the advice given to patients with a cold and sore throat, in research published in the British Medical Journal.
Fever, quite simply, is an increase in body temperature that’s usually a protective response to an infection caused by a virus or bacteria.
Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is arguably the best-known immune-boosting vitamin and critical for the normal functioning of the body.
Did you know that flu can sometimes be a severe life-threatening disease? Flu causes 250 000 - 500 000 deaths annually worldwide.
A sore throat, also called pharyngitis, is characterised by inflammation (redness, swelling and pain) of the pharynx or throat.
Sinusitis, inflammation of the paranasal sinuses, is a common disease that may afflict people throughout their lives.
Flu, or influenza, is a viral illness that occurs predominantly in the winter months. It is easily confused with the common cold, which is caused by a different virus.