Colds and ‘Flu

There is still no cure for the common cold. The symptoms - runny nose, sneezing, sore throat, a stuffy congested face and possibly fever and headache, are self limiting and will get better in about a week.

Lots of fluids and painkillers (like paracetamol) help to ease these symptoms, Rest, if you have a fever. Some people find decongestants helpful - steam is the cheapest and most effective.