Tag Archives: Symptoms

Aussie flu warning: Cases of deadly virus reach flu-season high – symptoms to look out for

Aussie flu is a type of flu virus that mutated to form the deadly H3N2 viral strain. While it’s similar to the more common flu strains, the symptoms tend to be worse and may last longer. More than 430 people were hospitalised from Aussie flu infection last year, while almost 400 people died from flu… Read More »

7 Frostbite Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Conditions As the peak of winter approaches, getting to know the symptoms of frostbite is essential. While the skin condition varies in severity, it’s easier to contract than you’d think. Here are the frostbite signs and symptoms that require immediate attention. Red or sore skin iStock/jaim924 Common areas where frostbite occurs are the fingers, toes,… Read More »

High blood pressure symptoms: The toilet habit that could indicate you have hypertension

High blood pressure symptoms can be mistaken for other less serious health problems, but in many cases symptoms don’t show. If they do, some of the most well-known signs are headaches, shortness of breath, dizziness and even stomach pain. Recognising the early signs of high blood pressure is important as it can help you avoid… Read More »