Monthly Archives: July 2016

Why is the Flu Mist Ineffective?

Natural Development The body can learn things in ways many don’t realize. Here are a few items to consider, as they help people understand why the immune system acts as it does. Sunburns come from suntans and sun exposure. You … Continue reading

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Should my child get the flu shot

Most parents worry a lot about giving their kids a flu vaccine. Some of the vaccines have thimerosal—an ingredient which keeps them from going bad. Most people think that there is a link between thimerosal and developmental diseases or disorders … Continue reading

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Symptoms of the flu in children

The influenza is actually an infection of the throat, nose, and lungs that are caused by influenza viruses. Influenza viruses are of many types, and in every year some of the viruses are more prevalent compared to others. Influenza (flu) … Continue reading

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What are flu vaccination alternatives for my child

Inoculation Administration Types There are two primary ways inoculations for the influenza virus are administered. Injection Nasal Spray While there are also vaccination options available of the oral, ingestible variety, influenza isn’t regularly contracted this way, and such options are … Continue reading

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Alternative flu vaccines for children

“Natural” Inoculation Options In the earlier part of the twentieth century, and before, a wide practice of rural, “folk remedy” inoculation involved people in the immediate family who’ve contracted an illness coming together with the rest of the family to … Continue reading

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What are long-term complications of the flu?

For many, contracting the influenza virus is not just a matter of aching muscles, a blocked nose, sore throat, and coughing. If you fall in a high risk category, your body may not be able to ward off the virus … Continue reading

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What are Flu Complications?

Did you know that even though you may be feeling better after having the flu that complications may still arise? This may be short lived and mild, to severe and long-term. One example of the most common flu complication is … Continue reading

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How to test for the flu?

When Is The Flu Season? The flu season starts in September and last until the end of March. However, you can experience flu symptoms earlier and later then these parameters stated. The flu is especially hard on young children and … Continue reading

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Flu: Diagnosis

Flu infographic from doctorshangout.com How do you know if you have the flu? Your respiratory diseases can be the flu in case you are experiencing sore throat, stuffy or running nose, cough, fever, headache, body aches, fatigue, and chills. Furthermore, … Continue reading

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What are the side effects of getting a flu shot?

Year in year out, you may protect yourself from the flu by getting vaccinated. The vaccine may come in the form of nasal spray or a flu shot. These vaccines may lower the chances of getting the flu by about … Continue reading

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