Here’s why parents should never give cold and cough medicines to kids below 6

If you are a parent, you've likely been up at night with a coughing child or one that's just plain sick. In an effort to help your child breath and feel better, you may have reached for over the counter cough and cold remedies. Doctors say these remedies rarely relieve the symptoms of a cold and can have dangerous side effects in children

Here’s why parents should never give cold and cough medicines to kids below 6Recent research in the BMJ found that certain cold remedies may not help young kids with nasal symptoms and could even cause harm. A paediatrician stated that parents shouldn’t give over-the-counter cold and cough medicines to kids under six years old. Instead, remedies like rest and hydration can help soothe symptoms while a cold runs […]

Did you know? Blowing your nose to hard can lead to hearing loss

December is here and the winter season has finally started in Mumbai. While several of us look forward to these cold days, so that we can wrap ourselves up in soft and cosy blankets. But, a majority of people and especially young children and elderly adults are more prone to develop cold and cough issues and respiratory illnesses

Did you know? Blowing your nose to hard can lead to hearing lossThe dry air is the primary cause of cold and cough, but at times, cold temperatures can also cause a dip in immunity. The most common issue that everyone faces when they have a cold is a blocked or runny nose. Your nose gets all clogged up due to the mucus and phlegm; due to […]