How to protect yourself from flu

How to protect yourself from flu
 

When weather changes rapidly, it is much easier to catch cold or virus. However, if you felt the first symptoms of infection or flu – coughing, sore throat or runny nose – you don’t need medical treatment to regain health and strength. There are many other natural ways for strengthening yourself.

The first advice recommended trying to overcome flu is to stay home and recover. Such natural medicines from nature like thyme, chamomile or ginger root tea with lemon, hot milk, flavored with honey can do miracles and help you in fighting with illness. If you have a natural jam stock, make a raspberry, currant and lime buds tea as well. Remember, it is necessary to drink plenty of fluids and also use vitamin C! Other treatment, well-known to be helpful for recovering yourself, is steam inhalation. You should put a few drops of the ether, menthol, eucalyptus oil into a boiling water and pour in the dry mustard or red pepper. Additionally, cover your head with a towel and keep it over the boiling spicy water for several minutes breathing the steam coming up. Eucalyptus and menthol enhances breathing, mustard will help to warm up and sweat, and pepper will improve your blood flow.

When you find yourself feeling symptoms of flu, you should also avoid crowded places because there your body will have to fight other bacteria and you will only increase chances of having infection by other viruses.

However, if you haven’t overcome a cold within a couple of days and you start feeling weak, you should visit your family doctor at once. He will find the best medical treatment for getting better. In order to avoid the cold again, it is recommended to strengthen the body throughout the year.

 

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