“Cold temperature and extreme altitude can also reduce the oxygen levels in your blood,” the health experts added.
Other ways to treat your symptoms at home
According to the NHS, if you have a high temperature, it can help to get lots of rest and drink plenty of fluids (water is best) to avoid dehydration – drink enough so your pee is light yellow and clear.
You should also take paracetamol or ibuprofen if you feel uncomfortable, advises the health body.
There have been some news reports of anti-inflammatory painkillers, such as ibuprofen, making coronavirus worse.