• Conditions that are caused by allergic reactions can leave the sufferer feeling blocked up, sore and fatigued. Hay fever is a common condition caused by the environment, but while the effects are typically triggered by warm, sunny days, symptoms can...

  • A sore throat can be dry, irritated and make it difficult for you to speak and swallow without pain or discomfort. When you start to have a sore throat, it can feel unpleasant, but it may go away quickly. However,...

  • There are plenty of germs in our environment that can cause us to become ill. The common cold, influenza (flu) and COVID-19 are all caused by viruses, but the type of virus can vary, which is why all of these...

  • It’s likely that you’ve heard of a thyroid, but you may be unsure what this butterfly-shaped gland does. Located in the neck, the thyroid helps to control and regulate your body’s metabolism using the hormones triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4)....

  • Viruses, like the common cold, flu, SARS and COVID-19, can spread quickly when allowed to and most commonly display themselves with symptoms such as fevers, headaches, coughs, runny noses and more. But where do they actually come from and why...

  • When we’re children, we’re frequently told to eat all the green vegetables on our plate to make us big and strong. While the amount of leafy greens you eat doesn’t exactly determine how tall you will be, it is still...