his week in my clinic I have seen a flurry of sore throats, mild colds and autumn flus coming in for treatment. This is the school holidays of course and children can be run down and tired at the end of term time. Also it is a very mild Autumn here in Auckland but the nights can be chilly at times. Often the change of season and the sudden change of temperatures can predispose you to a sudden chill. Colds treated at the first signs of unwellness with homeopathy, are often milder and shorter in duration.