This week in my clinic I have seen so many patients that are so ill with coughs and flu symptoms, that I thought it timely, despite winter being officially over, to revisit the natural remedies that are effective in healing this current outbreak.
Whooping cough, influenza A, the common cold, all three winter woes are still doing the rounds and knocking people right off their perch for a couple of weeks. Not only that, these bugs know when they are onto a good thing and they don’t want to leave so they are boomeranging right back to jump on board again. Just when you thought it was safe to go out, bang, here it is back to make your day, and you are coughing and spluttering all over again.
Doctors are not giving antibiotics unless vital, and recommending that you let a temperature be and don’t take any panadol or neurofen, which is a really good and health promoting move by the medical profession, however sending someone home when they are obviously ill, with just the message ‘you have a virus, or lets see how it goes’ is hardly very reassuring. Read More