Monthly Archives: June 2018

How to Flu-Proof Your House

It is not uncommon for everyone in the whole family to get the flu once one person in the household has it. The flu virus can be spread before symptoms even appear, according to the Centers for Disease Control and … Continue reading

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Pediatricians Say No to FluMist

The Heartbreak of Shots for Children, Not So Bad If you are a parent, your heart no doubt breaks in half every time you have to take your little ones to the doctors, and you know your child is going … Continue reading

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Are Flu Vaccines Safe for a Person with an Egg Allergy?

How Bad is Your Egg Allergy? 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 Do Human Immune Defenses Become Weaker with Age?

Function of Your Innate Immune System Immunity systems in the human body protect the body of diseases, illnesses, and toxins found in the environment. Your innate immune system provides two types of protective barriers which can distinguish and protect your … Continue reading

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Already Had the Flu During Flu Season… Do You Still Get the Shot?

Each year it is important to get the flu shot as a first line of defense against this nasty virus when it hits your area during the cold and germy winter months. Usually, you can start acquiring a flu shot … Continue reading

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Quick Tips About Pre-Booking Flu Vaccine

Pre-booking flu vaccines before the flu season starts can ensure that you are giving the chance to stay as healthy as you can throughout the ill season. Those susceptible to catching the flu are elderly, young children, women pregnant and … Continue reading

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How to Spot Early Signs of the Flu

Feel A Tickle? Get Some Zinc! By the time you feel the tickle in your throat, it’s likely the flu has already gotten a hold of you. But there are some things you can do to stop the progressive symptoms … Continue reading

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How is Flu Associated With Heart Disease

Influenza and Heart Disease According tot he CDC, in the 2015 to 2016 flu season, 41% of all adults who came down with influenza also had heart disease. The relationship works like this: when your body sustains a serious injury like … Continue reading

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How Can Diabetes Patients Protect Against Flu?

Most healthy people can afford to crawl in bed and sit out a flu if they stay hydrated. This is rarely the case for anyone suffering from diabetes. Any illness of infection has an adverse effect on your blood sugar … Continue reading

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What are the Secondary Infections of the Flu

As most people know, the flu is a highly contagious disease that hits hard, invading the upper respiratory tract, and in many cases, spreading to the lungs. The flu generally lasts a week, or more, and during that time you … Continue reading

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