Protect the Family – Part 2

As I wrote in part 1 – with lockdown easing in the coming weeks, we’re all opening our doors to an increased risk of infection. Having an Infectious Disease doctor working on the front line in the house means we are six times more likely to catch coronavirus. As a result, we’ve been thinking a lot about how to protect ourselves.

Natural Remedies for Hay Fever

When the warmer weather comes it usually marks the end of seasonal coughs and colds. However, this year we’re still fighting coronavirus with another potential surge in June as we come out of lockdown. As if we didn’t have enough to challenge our immune system right now, some of us will be fighting a war against pollen too.

Quarantine Constipation

It’s been over a month since we all went into lockdown. With it, our routines, our usual exercise, our regular meals, our normal sleep patterns, literally went out the window…. and so has our daily rhythm. During normal times the NHS estimate’s that around 1 in 7 adults and 1 in 3 children in the UK has constipation at any one time. Lockdown could see these figures rising….

Home Remedy for Fungal Toenails

With the gyms and swimming pools closed until lockdown is over, many of us will be taking to the streets to exercise. With this our trainers are going to be getting some good use, and as the Summer hots up some of us may be encountering an extremely common problem, Fungal Toenail. Fortunately, it’s easy to treat at home…

Homemade Elderberry Syrup

Elderberry syrup is a very common remedy for kids suffering with a cold. You can buy it in many pharmacies, though it does come with a high price tag and in very small quantities. It’s just as easy, and more fun, to make it yourself at home. Research studies show it’s good at supporting the body through a virus…