Cold and flu can be debilitating. These common viruses can lay your low for up to 2 weeks with symptoms that include coughing, a runny nose, headaches, and sore muscles. Treating your cold or flu can relieve the symptoms but there is still no cure available. Learn more from our videos.
A&E – the frontline the NHS is often stretched past its capacity during cold and flu season. It can be difficult to decide when to go to A&E; see a doctor; or simply stay in bed - nobody likes to take risks when it comes to their health. This video provides you with advice on how to treat your cold and flu symptoms at home.
Taking medicine to relieve unpleasant cold and flu symptoms helps us get through the misery of being ill. But take too much and you can seriously damage your health. Watch our short film to learn more.
What are the symptoms of cold and the flu? Are they different and if so how can you tell the difference between the two?
Sometimes a cold or the flu can develop into something much more serious. How can you identify complications and what should you do?
Are there techniques for cold and flu prevention? Catch It, Kill It, Bin It is a useful way of remembering the following ways to prevent the virus from spreading.
The elderly are at a bigger risk from colds and the flu. What steps can they take to prevent getting the flu and what should they do if they catch the virus?
Why should you get vaccinated for the flu? Why should you get a flu vaccination? Who needs to be vaccinated more than others and how often should they think about getting it done?
The cold and flu viruses are very different. Just what is the difference between these two illnesses.
Colds and the flu treatment can often be done at home. When is it advisable to visit the doctors and what are the symptoms that suggest complications?
The Flu Vaccine will become available in the form of a nasal spray. How will it work and when can your child be vaccinated? Dr Carol Cooper answers all your questions here.
For centuries garlic and onions have used to ward off evil spirits and illnesses- but do they really help to prevent colds? Find out the benefits of garlic and onions here.
Is manflu really a myth or is there some truth behind it? Find out once and for all if men really do suffer from the flu worse than women.
Want to find out how to avoid being infected with The Winter Vomiting bug? This video will give you a run down about The Norovirus.
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Can good dental hygiene help you on your way to a healthier heart? Watch this video to find out.
What is colposcopy and what will happen during the procedure? In this short video colposcopy clinical nurse specialist tells us why you might be called for one and what will happen during the procedure.
Find out about the top tips you can follow to prepare you for your cervical screening test.