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Senior Flu Prevention and Taking Care of the Elderly

Getting the flu can be a nasty experience, no matter what your age or general health, and each year flu shots are a major public health initiative. But, because of the risks to the elderly, senior flu prevention is especially important. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), each year more than 200,000 people […]

Headaches and the Head Cold

Along with other common cold or flu symptoms — runny and stuffy nose, sore throat, cough, chills, and fever — you may have a headache. In a clinical trial that evaluated people with upper airway cold symptoms, more than 60 percent experienced headache as part of their head cold. One of the reasons you may […]

Use Your Immune System to Prevent Flu

Looking for some ways to boost your immune system so you can prevent the flu this year? The immune system is a network that helps you avoid illness — or sometimes it can become the underlying reason you get sick. Here are some ways to strengthen your immune system to help prevent viral and bacterial […]

When Should You See a Doctor for a Cold?

Colds are highly contagious viral infections of the nose and throat, and many of us know misery they bring — congestion, runny nose, sneezing, sore throat, coughing, mild fever, and headache. But miserable as they are, most colds are minor illnesses which tend to go away within 14 days, with or without treatment. Infants and […]

What Is the Flu?

Each winter, millions of people suffer from the flu, which is a highly contagious infection. It spreads easily from person to person, mainly when an infected person coughs or sneezes. Viruses that infect the nose, throat, and lungs cause the flu, which is the short name for influenza. The illness is usually a mild disease […]

Flu shot: Your best bet for avoiding influenza

This year’s annual flu shot will offer protection against H1N1 flu (swine flu) virus, in addition to two other influenza viruses that are expected to be in circulation this fall and winter. Influenza is a respiratory infection that can cause serious complications, particularly to young children and to older adults. Flu shots are the most […]

Can the Cold Give You a Cold?

While mom may have warned that you would catch a cold from going outside in chilly weather with a wet head or without a jacket, experts say it’s a myth. “Bad weather does not cause colds,” says Carl Olden, MD, a family practitioner in Yakima, Wash., who explains that Alaskans and Canadians living year-round above […]

Power up your immune system!

      There are many ways to improve your immune system.  Common ways to boost your immune system are exercise, vitamin intake, drinking a lot of liquids especially water.  Yet the most interesting and fun way to boost your immune system is by eating a variety of yummy good healthy foods.   Any fruits […]

Fight Cold and Flu Naturally

About Cold and Flu  There are more than 200 different viruses that can cause a cold. Some of the more common ones include rhinovirus, corona virus, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), influenza (flu) and para-influenza, each one with their own severity. They are usually left to run their course within 1 to 2 weeks without complications […]

Whаt Arе Flu Symptoms – Knowing Mоrе Abоut Influenza Virus Symptoms

All people, young аnd old, commonly suffer haemophilus influenza symptoms. A person hаѕ tо identify thе symptoms vеrу wеll ѕо thаt thе illness саn bе handled accordingly. If оnе іѕ experienced аn adequate amount wіth thе influenza virus symptoms, hе саn immediately tаkе thе case tо thе doctor аnd аѕk fоr professional help. If уоu […]