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Reblog: Free or Reduced Cost Flu Shots

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Image is from AOL.com Each year from October of each year, cases of the flu spike and it is the official start of flu season. The end of flu season is in March, however, it is possible to get the flu at any time during the year. It is just more commonly seen during the […]

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Reblog: Secrets to Never Getting the Flu

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Image is from US News Health Flu season is at its peak between November and March. It is possible, however, to get the flu at other times during the year. If you get the flu, it can make you feel very sick and miserable. There are many symptoms associated with the flu. They include: High […]

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Reblog: Stay Home With The Flu

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Flu season is between November and March. This is when the flu is the most common. It is possible, however, that you can develop the flu at any time of the year. If you get the flu can make you miserable. It can also result in complications such as pneumonia. The best thing that you […]

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Reblog: Tips on Treating Kids with Flu

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The flu isn’t a fun experience for anyone, but children can have a harder time fighting off the flu than adults. It’s important to know what you can do to make your child feel better, and when you should take them to the doctor. Symptoms Children can have the same symptoms of flu that an […]

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Reblog: How Long is the Flu Contagious?

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When Contagiousness Begins By the time you’re contagious, you’ve usually already been sick for a while without knowing it. Within 24 to 72 hours after contracting influenza, you will begin to spread the virus. It depends on your immune system’s constitution going in. When symptoms begin, you can remain contagious for as long as five […]

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Reblog: Symptoms of Swine Flu

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Image is from FlowingData Swine Flu is the common term for the H1N1 flu strain, which is a vicious form of influenza difficult to diagnose early in the disease. Swine flu demands full attention of any caregiver of the elderly or the very young, which are most susceptible to serious complications from this aggressive disease. […]

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Reblog: Taking Care of Someone With The Flu

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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. Flu spreads from person to person very easily. When someone with the flu coughs, sneezes […]

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Reblog: High Risk For Flu Complications

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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 every day of your life has to do with your immune system. When it’s in […]

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Reblog: How Bad is Your Egg Allergy?

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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 that even if you had an allergy to egg and experienced more severe side effects […]

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Reblog: Flu Vs Asthma?

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Image is from CDC 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 such as allergens. When asthmatics become infected with the flu their already delicate condition worsens causing them to need addition treatments from […]

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