Category: Fighting the Flu

Every winter it comes and makes the already-gloomy season even gloomier. If you are tired of coughing, feeling feverish, and drinking hot tea by the gallon, rejoice, because there are ways to prevent the flu beyond vaccination, and there are ways of fighting it when prevention has failed.

Here you will find articles that tell you all you need to know about the flu: how it works, how to prevent it, and how to fight it.

 

How not to harm yourself: what to do and what not to do when you have colds?

How not to harm yourself: what to do and what not to do when you have colds?

The common cold itself is not a dangerous disease, but if you do not take  necessary measures, ignore the symptoms or not treat everything properly, it can result in complications.The most important to know is not to ignore symptoms of colds. What should you do first? Common cold is the body’s signal that says –

Can lemons help to fight flu?

Can lemons help to fight flu?

“Eat a lemon on a daily basis, and forget about getting a flu!”. This is a popular natural medicine advice on how to protect against infections and colds. It sounds convincing and simple. Unfortunately, doctors warn that lemon therapy is not as simple and harmless as it seems. Pros Lemon, like all citrus fruits, is

How to protect your kids from getting flu?

How to protect your kids from getting flu?

Here are some tips on how to keep your children away from flu. Make sure that your children wash their hands. Avoid close contact with sick people, stay away from public transport or mass events. There might be people that have runny nose or that are coughing and sharing agents of influenza viruses. Make sure

10 steps to avoid getting cold

10 steps to avoid getting cold

1. Balance your diet. 2. Eat lighter meal and reducing the size of your portions. 3. Reduce the amount of animal protein. 4. Use natural preservatives: garlic, onions, etc. 5. Use vitamin C. Eat more products that contain vitamin C. 6. Drink alkaline water. 7. Detoxify your body. 8. Try ozone therapy. 9. Drink tea

Products that you shouldn’t eat if you got cold

Products that you shouldn’t eat if you got cold

The best tip for fighting a cold is prevention, but if you have already failed, here are some useful tricks! Everybody knows that when you are ill, you have to eat well to keep your body strong and improve your immune system. However, a lot of people have no idea that some products can even

5 reliable ways to prevent colds

5 reliable ways to prevent colds

Strengthening immunity is a consistent and integrated process that consists of various steps. First of all it should involve a balanced diet, exercise, work and rest, refusing bad habits, and avoiding stress. However, here are 5 important measures to prevent colds . 1. Hand hygiene. This is the first and easiest way to get rid

5 easy tips to prevent flu

5 easy tips to prevent flu

Spring is a time of diseases and epidemics. There is a big chance to get ill at this time of the year, so let’s talk about how to protect yourself from the flu and fight against viruses. Did you know that the flu virus doesn’t occur for almost 6 hours after it gets into the

The best drinks to overcome cold

The best drinks to overcome cold

Warm tea with lemon and honey. If you caught a cold, prepare cup mild black or green tea, first. Stir in 1 teaspoon of honey and a couple of teaspoons of lemon juice. It is very important that the tea is not very hot, as all useful substances can die at high temperatures. Raspberry Tea

Causes of sore throat and how to treat it

Causes of sore throat and how to treat it

Each of us knows what a sore throat is. Statistics show that it equally annoys both in cold and warm season, but there are different reasons for that. In fall, winter and spring it is usually caused by viruses while in summer that happens because of air conditioners or seasonal allergens. Sore throat appears due

4 natural recipes to improve your immunity

4 natural recipes to improve your immunity

Immunity is the capability of the body to resist harmful microorganisms or viruses from entering it. Immunity involves both specific and nonspecific components. The nonspecific components act either as barriers or as eliminators of wide range of pathogens irrespective of antigenic specificity. Other components of the immune system adapt themselves to each new disease encountered