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….