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Updated 16 March 2015

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If you’re coming down with a cold, drink as much fluid as you can.

Drinking fluids such as water, vegetable soups, or warm broths helps dilute the mucus in your throat and makes it easier to cough up excess phlegm.

For all the latest news, visit the Health24 Cold & Flu Centre.

 
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