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Updated 06 May 2015

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A congested nose and persistent cough can often be relieved by taking a hot shower. The steam helps clear congestion and eases your cough by moistening a dry throat.

Alternatively, pour boiling water into a bowl, cover your head and inhale the steam. Don’t get to close, though, as the hot steam may burn your face.

For the latest on flu jabs and cold remedies, visit the Cold & Flu Centre.

 
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