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Why is the Flu More Serious in People with Asthma?

Posted ago by Vessel Medical
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 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 …

Can the Flu Lead to Pneumonia?

Posted ago by Vessel Medical
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx The typical flu season occurs between October and May. While these are the most common months that the flu is spread, you can actually contract it at any time throughout the year. The flu is extremely contagious. It can …

How long is the Flu Contagious For?

Posted ago by Vessel Medical
Various Times The more healthy you are, the less contagious you’re ultimately going to be. This is because the length your body is infected with the sickness will naturally be shorter if your body can fight said infection more thoroughly. …

How can Flu Complications Affect You and Your Baby?

Posted ago by Vessel Medical
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Influenza (the flu) is much more than just a sore throat or a runny nose. It is actually a serious disease that can make you very sick, and it can be very harmful if you get it during or …

Flu Activity and When Will it Peak

Posted ago by Vessel Medical
A Variance In The Season Flu season doesn’t hit on any exact date. It is induced through many different factors which combine. Travel, health trends, social trends, and seasonal changes all join forces such that a massive yearly increase of …

Why are children younger than 5 at risk for flu?

Posted ago by Vessel Medical
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

Posted ago by Vessel Medical
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

Posted ago by Vessel Medical
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 …

Generate More Revenue In Your Lab

Posted ago by Vessel Medical
Shifting Economies Require Concerted Efforts To Retain Profits There are many difficulties involved in running a lab out of your practice. One of the most difficult to surmount comes in the form of diminishing financial stability. Without a constant increase …

The Most Common Vaccinations for Young Children

Posted ago by Vessel Medical
Vaccines help keep your children healthy and they help stamp out serious childhood diseases. While babies are born with protection against certain diseases, that protection is just temporary. Vaccinations Vaccinations create immunity to certain diseases by using tiny amounts of …