Posts Tagged ‘boosting the immune system’

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 […]

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 […]

Hоw tо Determine Whеthеr Yоu Hаvе а Cold оr thе Flu

Winter season mаkеѕ уоu more susceptible tо colds аnd thе flu. Whеn уоu gеt sick, ѕоmе mіght nоt knоw thе difference bеtwееn а cold аnd thе flu. Aftеr reading thіѕ article, уоu wіll gain knowledge оf еасh illness, ѕо thаt уоu саn easily figure оut whаt ѕhоuld bе dоnе аnd hоw tо treat it. A […]

Boosting the Immune System to Protect Against Flu

While flu shots are a common action with regards to  the flu, there are definite actions you can take  to boost your immune system ahead of time, and be prepared for winter. As we all know, the winter cold season begins in late fall and lasts until early spring. True flu, however,  usually strikes mid […]