Dr Dulcy Rakumakoe
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9 Mar 2021
5:54 pm

Dr Dulcy gives advice on the easiest way to stop smoking

Dr Dulcy Rakumakoe

Each week our resident GP, Dr Dulcy Rakumakoe answers your health questions.

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Dear Doctor My mother says if my daughter goes to sleep with wet hair she will catch a cold or even pneumonia.  Is this possible? Not necessarily, your daughter will just have an uncomfortable and non peaceful sleep. She will catch flu, colds and pneumonias if she is exposed to the virus responsible for the illnesses. ALSO SEE: Brace yourself for third wave in flu season Dear Doctor I want to stop smoking but I know I can’t just go cold turkey. I smoke about seven cigarettes a day. What is the best way to reduce my cigarette intake without side...