Updated 12 May 2016

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The trick is to drink as many hot liquids as you can.

Hot liquid helps to relieve nasal congestion, assists in preventing dehydration, and has the ability to soothe the discomfort of inflamed nose and throat membranes.

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


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