Winter is a time where we see more people suffering from cold or flu-like symptoms. I am sure we need no reminder that both are very unpleasant experiences that can leave you feeling lousy and unable to function efficiently in your day-to-day life.

In fact, common colds are the leading cause of visits to GPs in the Western World, and a major contributor to absenteeism from work and school.

In this blog, we aim to look at ways we can prevent a cold from occurring in the first place; as well as ways to shorten its duration when it does sideline you.