Self care is the best choice to treat very minor illnesses, ailments and injuries.
A range of common illnesses and complaints, such as coughs, colds, sore throats and upset stomachs and aches and pains can be treated with a well stocked medicine cabinet and plenty of rest.
Some self-care essentials:
- Paracetamol and/or ibuprofen
- Anti-diarrhoeal medication
- Re-hydration mixtures
- Indigestion and heartburn remedies
- A thermometer
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