• Seven ways to dodge a cold - or recover faster

    14 days ago - By The Guardian

    Blocked nose, watering eyes, a sore throat - the signs of a cold are all too familiar. Here are seven ways to dodge the lurgy, or shrug it off sooner Studies have suggested that being active can help prevent respiratory infections , but cutting out smoking, reducing alcohol intake and keeping to a healthy diet also help. “Plenty of exercise, good nutrition - keep yourself fit and healthy - and that will keep your immune system strong,” says Peter Barlow, associate professor of immunology and infection at Edinburgh Napier University.
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