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Nursing my toddler back to health

Winter can be so unforgiving. About a week ago my son was grappling with a cough, runny nose and an on-off fever. His voice was raspy, you could hear the phlegm in his cough, and when he lied down it would get worse. 339 more words


So, what’s the difference between colds and flu?

This time of year, we tend to see a lot of people experiencing symptoms of (mainly) colds but sometimes flu. More confusingly, people will sometimes think they have the flu when really they have a heavy cold. 864 more words


Indian Borage or Ajwain leaves or Karporavalli Leaves - For Common Cold

Say hi to my friend and saviour these days – the Indian borage, also called Karpooravalli leaves or Ajwain leaves. Its scientific name is  Plectranthus amboinicus… 517 more words


How to Cure the Common Cold Naturally?

After getting phone calls from both my Mom and sister (who live in separate parts of the country!) asking what to do for their colds and then seeing a few friends on Facebook also mention they had colds, I figured it might be worth mentioning my top cold holistic remedies. 937 more words


There's a sneezefest going on!!

The other day, there I was at the bus stop below our building, waiting for the City bus going towards the Corniche in Abu Dhabi, when a pretty young thing came up and, in between a sneeze or two said, “ 696 more words

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Poems About Sickness

In the northeast, flu is running at a fevered-pitch with the highest rates we’ve seen in years. Luckily, I’m only dealing with the oh-so-common cold, but it’s slowed me down with its favored weapon, the sinus headache. 334 more words


A Matter of Time

It’s time to call it a day No one has much to say At this stupid o’clock hour Common sense lost its power   It’s hard to set the pace When the clock has no face Father time has no… 6 more words