Colds

How To Prevent Autumn Cold And Flu For As Long As Possible

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We're sorry to use the A-word, but that chill down your neck and the should-I-shouldn't-I decisions around central heating spell only one thing: Autum...

Which Two Fruits Are Brilliant At Warding Off Autumn Sniffles?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Red grapes and blueberries both contain compounds that work with vitamin D to boost the immune system, research suggests. In laboratory experiments...

Should You Work Out When You're Ill?

Charli Cohen | Posted 21.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Charli Cohen

'To train, or not to train?' This is the question we regular exercisers agonise over when lurgy strikes. Those unconvinced of the joy of exercise will struggle to comprehend why it is we WANT to train though the illness - why not take the opportunity to 'pull a sickie' on our fitness regimen.

Don't Leave Vitamin D Out in the Cold This Winter

Glen Matten | Posted 07.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Glen Matten

Whilst the jury might be out on how effective vitamin D is or isn't when it comes to seasonal colds and flu protection, be under no illusion that limping through winter in a vitamin D deficient state is likely to amplify the risk of a multitude of other serious health problems.

Cure For Winter Colds And Flu?

The Huffington Post | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 11.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A new oral antiseptic spray that is effective in killing 99.9% of infectious airborne germs could be the answer to fighting colds and flu, claim a res...

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Have You Caught The Christmas Bug?

HuffingtonPost.com | Kyrsty Jade Hazell | Posted 27.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Is it us, or is everyone suffering from the post-Christmas winter bug? If you're surrounded by a sea of sniffles, coughs and splutters you're not a...

Scientists: ‘Man Flu' Is Not A Myth

Georgia James | Posted 19.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Women may joke about 'man flu' but according to new research men really do suffer more when they have a cold. The study found that females have ar...