Monthly Archives: October 2016

How to Take Care of Someone With The Flu

Image is from SheKnows Flu Season Tips: Caring for a Sick Family Member That Has the Flu It is that time of year when colder temperatures are invading, leaves are changing colors and flu season is right around the corner. … Continue reading

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People at High Risk For Flu Complications

Image is from ABC News Most people are fortunate enough to recover from the flu in less than two weeks without medication or seeing a physician. However, for those high-risk individuals, having a bout of flu could mean developing complications … Continue reading

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How are Cancer Patients at Risk for the Flu?

Image is from Raw Story If you are a cancer patient or survivor, this puts you in a high-risk group for getting the flu. Influenza/flu is very contagious and considered a respiratory illness. The symptoms are no different for a … Continue reading

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Does Over-The-Counter Medications Relieve Flu

Image is from ABC News The necessary thing to do to help relieve flu symptoms is not to get the flu in the first place. However, in the ‘real’ world getting the flu is a sure bet for many people … Continue reading

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What should you do if you have the flu?

Image is from the CDC The flu can make your feel terribly miserable and it can lead to serious complications, such as pneumonia. If you develop the flu, you should know how to take care of yourself. Not only should … Continue reading

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Who Are At High Risk For Flu Complications

Image is from Everyday Health How Strong Is Your Immune System? Did you know that on a daily basis, your body is exposed to countless pathogens that could result in your acquisition of an illness? The reason you’re not sick … Continue reading

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How Bad is Your Egg Allergy?

Image is from Allergies and Health Most people who took the flu vaccine in the past with an egg allergy and experienced only a case of hives can continue to receive the flu vaccine. This website goes on to say … Continue reading

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Why is Getting The Flu More Serious in eople with asthma?

    Why is flu more serious in people with asthma? Asthmatics deal with wheezing, coughing, tightness in the chest, and narrowing of the airways on a regular basis without proper medication to control it, or during exposure to irritants … Continue reading

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Three Steps to Fighting the Flu

Image is from www.health.state.mn.us Endless Exposure On a given day, your body is exposed to literally countless microorganisms that could cause an illness. The exact number isn’t known, estimates are routinely given; what’s important to note here is that pathogen … Continue reading

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3 ways to make flu vaccinations

Image is from www.healthline.com With the flu season upon us, everyone is keen on getting their vaccine in time. You should be more interested in getting the vaccine if you are in contact with kids younger than five years old … Continue reading

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