Flu Relief --Get Rid Of Flu And Colds
There is no cure for flu and colds at present but you can get rid of the symptoms
Flu infection is spread through droplets in the air we breathe
Flu relief is what we all desperately need when we are down with the influenza virus. We seldom think about how to avoid the flu because its origin is not very obvious usually.
Influenza Virus Transmission
The influenza virus is most often transmitted through the air when we breathe. Someone who is infected with the flu coughs or sneezes and a shower of droplets containing the flu virus infection is ejected into the air. If anyone steps into this cloud of droplets, and inhales some, an influenza infection will often be the result.
The virus is also transmitted when an infected person with flu virus on his hands, resulting from touching his mouth or nose, touches some object and leaves some of the virus ontheret. The next person who handles the object can pick some of the virus on their hands and from there it goes to their mouth, nose or eyes with infection resulting. Prime suspects are door handles, public transportation seats and handles, countertops, telephones and directories, restaurant menus, salt and pepper shakers, bank card and computer keyboards and many more objects which we commonly handle and which can carry an influenza virus infection.
Preventing Flu and Colds
To protect yourself against the flu virus you must be careful to stay away from anyone who coughs or sneezes, and during an influenza epidemic it is wise to stay away from crowded public places such as large stores,supermarkets,shopping malls, public meetings movie houses, theaters, etc where flu virus loaded droplets may be in circulation in the air.
To prevent being infected by contaminated objects carry a pocket size bottle of alcohol based hand sanitizer, and clean your hands with it whenever you handle an object that could be flu virus infected. You should also wash your hands frequently and thoroughly particularly before eating. For further protection you can strengthen your immune system with vitamin C, supplements and ColdFX.
Flu Shots Influenza Vaccination
It is prudent to get a flu shot every year especially if you have a weak immune system or are elderly. Many people argue about the benefits of flu vaccine but the evidence says that it is very effective, and it is therefore a good idea to get the shot annually.
Some people fear the flu vaccine believing that they got flu from an influenza shot at some time in the past. This is actually not possible since the virus in flu vaccines is dead, and it is just a coincidence that someone caught flu after getting the vaccine, and before it has had time to take effect. It takes some weeks for the full protective effect of the vaccine to develop, so it is best to have your flu shot early prior to the flu season.
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