• Gargling salt water is a simple home remedy that may help to ease the pain and relieve the symptoms of various conditions that affect the mouth and throat. But which illnesses can it be used to help treat, and how...

  • Getting enough sleep each night is extremely important, but it can become a challenge when you’re suffering with a cold. A sore throat, a stuffy nose, sinus pressure and an irritating cough are just some of the symptoms that can...

  • Common among teenagers and young adults, glandular fever is an infectious disease caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). Although not typically a serious condition, coming down with glandular fever can be an unpleasant experience, with symptoms including a high fever,...

  • From nasal congestion and a reduced sense of smell to a sore throat and high temperature, there are a range of common symptoms you may experience if you are suffering from a cold, the flu or a sinus infection. While...

  • Whether you are full of a winter cold or are being badly affected by summer allergies, nasal congestion – when your nose becomes inflamed and feels blocked – is a symptom of a handful of many minor illnesses. Typically these...

  • Your sinuses play an important role in your health and wellbeing – but where exactly are they located, and what do they look like? While it’s likely you’re already aware that you have sinuses, it pays to know a little...