• Your body has lymph nodes located in places such as your neck, armpits, chest, stomach and groin. Sometimes referred to as a gland, a lymph node contains cells that help your body fight infections and diseases. The lymph node does...

  • A sore throat can be the first sign that you are coming down with the common cold or seasonal flu. Caused by inflammation in the back of your throat and the surrounding area, symptoms tend to include slight swelling, pain...

  • Typically caused by either bacterial or viral infection, you can experience swollen lymph nodes (or glands) in your neck and under your chin, as well as your armpits and groin area. These glands play a crucial role in your body,...

  • As we move through the different seasons, there are probably a number of adjustments you make in your everyday life to help you adapt to the changing weather. These can include changes such as switching up your wardrobe depending on...

  • It’s likely you’re already familiar with the proverb ‘feed a cold, starve a fever’. In fact, you might simply believe it’s nothing more than an old wives’ tale with little to no truth to it. But what exactly is the...

  • It’s no secret that smoking spells bad news for your overall health and wellbeing. In fact, according to the NHS, smoking is one of the biggest causes of death in the UK, with around 78,000 people dying as a result...