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A sore throat can often be very painful and there are various ways that you can help alleviate the discomfort. It can be difficult to sleep with the pain of a sore throat. Chloralieve reveals top tips and advice to help you get on with your day.

 

What causes difficulty swallowing?
What causes difficulty swallowing?

Throughout the course of our lives, lots of us will find it difficult to swallow…

What are the symptoms of oral thrush?
What are the symptoms of oral thrush?
A guide to tickly coughs
A guide to tickly coughs
What’s the difference between strep throat and tonsillitis?
What’s the difference between strep throat and tonsillitis?

Tonsillitis and strep throat are both throat infections that you might have heard of. While…

What are the symptoms of strep throat in adults?
What are the symptoms of strep throat in adults?

Strep throat is an infection caused by streptococcus pyogenes bacteria – also known as Group…

Why does my throat burn when I swallow?
Why does my throat burn when I swallow?

If you’ve got a painful sore throat, you’ll know just how much it can impact…

What do your tonsils do?
What do your tonsils do?

You’re probably aware of the fact that you have tonsils – but have you ever…

A guide to whooping cough
A guide to whooping cough

There are many different causes of coughs and one of these is an infection called…

How to sleep with a cough
How to sleep with a cough

When a cold or the flu strikes, sometimes a good night’s sleep is all you…

How to get rid of dry mouth
How to get rid of dry mouth

Dry mouth, also known as xerostomia or hyposalivation, occurs when the glands in your mouth…

When to see a pharmacist instead of a GP
When to see a pharmacist instead of a GP

When you have a medical concern, you might turn to your GP as the first…

How to recover from a tonsillectomy
How to recover from a tonsillectomy

A tonsillectomy refers to the surgical removal of the tonsils. This procedure may be recommended…

What causes dry mouth?
What causes dry mouth?

Having a dry mouth isn’t usually a sign of a serious problem, but it can…

What causes phlegm?
What causes phlegm?

An excessive amount of phlegm can feel uncomfortable and unpleasant – especially if it’s thick…

Dry air and the effects it could have on your health
Dry air and the effects it could have on your health

During the winter months, it’s not uncommon to catch a cough or cold – but…

What can you speak to a pharmacist about?
What can you speak to a pharmacist about?

Often, visiting a pharmacy is more convenient than going to your GP. Pharmacies often have…

What should your tonsils look like?
What should your tonsils look like?

Your tonsils are part of your immune system’s first line of defence. They are thought…

How to add moisture to a dry home
How to add moisture to a dry home

If the air in your home is too dry, your health may be affected in…

How to identify a summer cold
How to identify a summer cold

Many people think that you can only catch a virus, like the common cold, in…

How to take lozenge tablets
How to take lozenge tablets

When you have a sore, itchy or irritated throat, a throat lozenge can help to…

Can you still buy Tyrozets?
Can you still buy Tyrozets?

For over four decades Tyrozets have been one of the most popular and best-selling throat…

How to remove phlegm from throat with home remedies
How to remove phlegm from throat with home remedies

Everyone has experienced a phlegmy throat at one time or another. If you have this…

How to get rid of a summer cold
How to get rid of a summer cold

We all know that it’s not unusual to catch a cold in the winter, but…

How to improve a sore throat with home remedies
How to improve a sore throat with home remedies

Whether it’s a feeling of pain, itchiness or general irritation, a sore throat can be…

What are throat lozenges?
What are throat lozenges?

If you’re suffering from a cold or the flu, it’s likely you’ll experience several unpleasant…

What causes a cold in the summer?
What causes a cold in the summer?

We all know that it is not unusual to catch a cold during the winter,…

What is mucus and where does it come from?
What is mucus and where does it come from?

When you’re feeling ill with a cold, sore throat or flu, or experiencing an allergic…

How honey is good for your health
How honey is good for your health

Created en masse by bees, honey is a thick, sticky golden liquid that is sweet…

What colour should phlegm be?
What colour should phlegm be?

Effective in preventing germs and bacteria from entering the body, phlegm is a form of…

How far can a cough travel?
How far can a cough travel?

Along with sneezing, a runny nose and aches around the body, a cough is one…

A guide to chesty coughs
A guide to chesty coughs

There are lots of different types of coughs – chesty, dry, hacking, tickly, paroxysmal and…

Is honey and lemon good for a cough?
Is honey and lemon good for a cough?

Coughs and sore throats are something we all experience from time to time. We may…

Everything you need to know about tonsillitis
Everything you need to know about tonsillitis

Tonsillitis may be a throat infection  that you’ve heard of, and one that makes you…

How to treat strep throat
How to treat strep throat

Strep throat is a relatively common throat infection that is caused by bacteria. It can…

Common throat infections
Common throat infections

Throat infections can quite easily be passed round from person to person and are one…

How to cure a dry, tickly throat
How to cure a dry, tickly throat

A tickly throat or cough can be annoying, particularly when it is impacting your entire…

How to tell if your baby has a sore throat
How to tell if your baby has a sore throat

When your baby is feeling a little under the weather, it can be difficult to…

Why is a sore throat worse in the morning?
Why is a sore throat worse in the morning?

A sore throat can range from very painful to just annoying, and they come in…

How to sleep with a sore throat
How to sleep with a sore throat

A good night’s sleep allows our bodies to recover. It’s a chance for our brains…

What’s the best thing for a sore throat?
What’s the best thing for a sore throat?

Having any kind of sore throat, whether it’s scratchy, tickly or raw, can be irritating…

What is lidocaine used for?
What is lidocaine used for?

If you check some of the pain relief products in your bathroom or medicine cabinet,…