Tag Archives: 2016-2017 flu

Early Signs of the Flu

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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 …

What is Flu Immunity?

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Immunity system is the part of your body functionality that helps defend your body against diseases. It involves a network of organs and cells that help stop threats from viral or bacterial infections attacking your body at any time. Flu …

The Worst Flu Symptoms for Those with Heart Disease

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Why do Chronic Heart Disease Patients Experience the Worst Flu Symptoms? If you have heart disease, you will have a more difficult time fighting off the viruses that cause the flu. In fact, cardiac patients are more likely to come …

What Type of Injection is a Flu Shot?

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How Do Flu Injections Work? The flu shot, or flu vaccine, can be administered nasally, but is primarily injected. At a basic level, the shot is what’s called an “IM” or “IntraMuscular” injection. An alcohol swab sterilizes your skin, and …

Common Symptoms of the Stomach Flu

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The Ninja Of The Influenza World The stomach incarnation of influenza comes on like a freight train, and seems to emanate from absolutely nowhere. You’ll be feeling just fine, and then suddenly the gut-bug backhands you into aches, fevers, headaches, …

Importance of the Flu Shot For Children

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  The season when flu is reported most is October or November, and when that time comes, everyone has a reason to worry. Not only are you at risk, but also your children who are even in a worse position …

Characteristics of Seasonal Flu

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xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Flu is a dangerous infection caused by the flu virus. Most viruses can scarcely cause an illness that is comparable to flu. The seasonal flu virus usually is most prevalent during the cold season. When it attacks you, you …

Why are children younger than 5 at risk for flu?

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Influenza might not be a major problem to adults who have a well-developed immune system developed from a healthy lifestyle, a vaccine or prior exposure to the virus. Children less than five years are at a higher risk of contracting …

Allergic to the Flu Shot? Here are Some Alternatives

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The simplest way to combating flu is by taking a flu shot. People who are allergic to eggs have an inherent allergy to flu shots since the traditional vaccine is produced in chicken eggs. Taking a regular influenza vaccine if …

Understanding PT Strips

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PT strips are used to detect pregnancy. They are specially formulated to detect HCG, Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin, this is the hormone released in high levels early in pregnancy. The fetus or embryo produces this hormone right after conception and the …