January is at the heart of the cold and flu season

January is at the heart of the cold and flu season, and whenever the sneezing and coughing hits, we tend to stock up on anti-inflammatories and decongestants to help us fight these symptoms. However, the American Heart Association warn that these drugs can have unwanted effects on the heart.

Over-the-counter drugs are most people's go-to solution for the relief of aches, mild fever, a blocked nose, and other symptoms of the flu or a seasonal cold.

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