Video: Anosmia

What if you couldn’t smell? What if you couldn’t taste? It’s called anosmia. A bad dose of flu or a

Sore throat: what you need to know

Sore throat is very common and is usually caused by infection with any one of a large number of viruses

Man flu – fact or fiction?

We’ve all heard men at one time or another complain of being afflicted with the elusive “man flu” – a

Cough: productive or ‘wet’ cough treatments

A productive (‘wet’ or chesty) cough is a cough that produces mucus or phlegm. When you have a productive cough,

Colds: commonsense not antibiotics

We all get colds from time to time, and most of us get better after a few days. Commonsense self-care

Pulmonary hypertension

What is pulmonary hypertension? Pulmonary hypertension is a condition where the blood pressure in the pulmonary arteries (the vessels that

Habit cough in children

A habit cough is a repetitive cough that occurs in the absence of any underlying disease. Habit cough (also called

Cough: productive or ‘wet’ cough

A productive (‘wet’ or chesty) cough is when you have a cough that produces mucus or phlegm (sputum). You may

Common cold

The common cold is an infection, mainly of the nose and throat, which is caused by a virus. It usually

Croup: symptoms and treatments

Croup is an infectious condition that causes inflammation and swelling of the voice box (larynx), the windpipe (trachea) and the

Subscribe to the myDr Newsletter

Get notified about trending articles