Coughs, Colds & Flu

Advice on Coughs, Colds, and Flu Colds and the flu can make the winter months a real pain (unless, of course, you’re dealing with a summer cold - typical!), so you need some tips and tricks to help you make it through flu season. We’ve written lots of guides about colds, flu, and all of the many different types of cough that you could get stuck with when you’ve picked up a bug. We’ve covered everything from how to manage specific symptoms, to the best medicines to help you feel better when you’ve caught the lurgy. If you’ve got the sniffles and you know that a cold is coming on, we can help to give you the information you need to make it as bearable as possible.

Coughs, Colds & Flu Advice & Guides

7 ways you can use promethazine (Phenergan)

7 ways you can use promethazine (Phenergan)

  Did you know that promethazine can be used for different things? Promethazine hydrochloride isn’t a one-trick pony – it has multiple uses, so it’s always a good idea to keep it stocked in your medical cupboard for whenever you might need it. Not only can promethazine treat allergies, but it can also tackle short-term insomnia, motion sickness, cold symptoms...
  Did you know that promethazine can be used for different things...
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Why does my child have a fever?

Why does my child have a fever?

      A high temperature or a fever is very common in children, and it’s typically a sign that their body is fighting an infection, like a cold, chicken pox or tonsillitis. They may also develop a fever after a vaccination – we know, the tears from that painful needle were bad enough, now you’ve got an unsettled, feverish...
      A high temperature or a fever is very common in c...
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4 tried & tested ways of avoiding the flu

4 tried & tested ways of avoiding the flu

      Remember the flu?   Like an outdated fashion trend, the influenza virus has been forgotten, stuffed in the back of the wardrobe to make room for the heavily spotlighted coronavirus.   But the flu isn’t outdated - it’s a staple illness each time winter comes around, and for the elderly and vulnerable, it can be very serious...
      Remember the flu?   Like an outdated fashion...
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The importance of hand hygiene

The importance of hand hygiene

      This past couple of years, we’ve all been busy washing our hands a lot more than usual. It’s proven that washing our hands with soap and water for 20 seconds can kill the coronavirus - but were you as diligent in keeping your hands squeaky clean before the pandemic?   Washing our hands is one of the...
      This past couple of years, we’ve all been busy ...
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Fever: symptoms, treatments, types, and causes

Fever: symptoms, treatments, types, and causes

In this latest article, Chemist4U discusses everything you need to know about fevers from how to take your temperature with a thermometer, common symptoms and when you should seek medical attention.
In this latest article, Chemist4U discusses everything you need to kno...
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What is anosmia?

What is anosmia?

Does something smell funny in here? Well, how would you know? You have anosmia!

If you’re suffering from a loss of taste or smell then you may be experiencing anosmia, but why does it happen and what can you do about it?

Keep reading to find out.

Does something smell funny in here? Well, how would you know? You h...

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