It is the time of year when there are a lot of germs around and many of us will fall foul of the common cold. Although thoroughly unpleasant, a cold in the simplest form is not serious, and many colds should clear up in around seven days. But how do you know if your cold has developed into something more serious?
Most of us have experienced an annoying sinus infection at some point or another and they can often feel impossible to shift. However, if you've had a lingering bout of sinusitis that just isn't improving or what seems like repeated sinusitis attacks in a short period, it could be time to seek medical attention.
Travelling long distances can be stressful and uncomfortable. Lost baggage, delays and annoying fellow passengers are common irritations when flying. However, many of us will also experience the so-called 'aeroplane headache' as we jet off on our summer holidays.