Medical Brochure Category: Respiratory Health

Flu

There has been a steady increase in the number of flu cases reported recently. This is unusual because the flu season usually runs from March to September.1  In 2019 there were only 8 reported cases of flu between October and December, while in 2021 there were 277 cases reported during the same period.

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Asthma in Children

We do not fully understand what causes asthma, and there is no cure for it, but if you team up with your doctor and work out an asthma management plan that you are able to stick to every day, you can lead a healthy, fulfilling, active life.  Asthma is a long-term condition of the lungs.  The airways in people with asthma are more sensitive than usual, and easily become inflamed.

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Hay Fever

Hay fever, affects up to 10-20% of people globally. An allergic response to triggers such as pollen or animal fur generally causes hay fever. Furthermore, it can result in symptoms such as a runny nose, itchy eyes, sneezing and nasal congestion. Allergic rhinitis can severely affect your quality of life.
Several medications, often in combination, can be used to treat hay fever symptoms. They typically include nasal corticosteroids, antihistamines, and decongestants.

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COVID-19

COVID-19 is a rapidly evolving disease; information may change as management of this disease develops and improves.  Was this helpful? Submit Cancel Thanks for your

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