1. Consume many liquids
As a first cure from cold try to consume a lot of water, juices and drinks (e.g. Tea and herbs in general). Liquids prevent the «drying» of our throat and nose, they help the mucous membranes glands to remain open and so it is easier to clean. Liquids are also very valuable when you have fever. In this case there is increased... [Read more]
Swine flue is an upper respiratory infection caused by a strain of the influenza virus known as H1N1. It is caused by inhaling H1N1 virus cells, or by touching your eyes, nose or mouth after touching a surface bearing the H1N1 virus. Symptoms of swine flu infection are similar to other influenza infections, and may include cough, fever, chills, nausea,... [Read more]
Birds, just like people, get the flu. Bird flu viruses infect birds, including chickens, other poultry and wild birds such as ducks. Most bird flu viruses can only infect other birds. However, bird flu can pose health risks to people. The first case of a bird flu virus infecting a person directly, H5N1, was in Hong Kong in 1997. Since then, the bird... [Read more]
Ginseng is used in Chinese medicine for enhancing the immune system and relieving a multitude of ailments, according to the “Helio Acupuncture Book, Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica.” It may relieve upper respiratory conditions like coughing, sneezing and sore throats. The University of Connecticut Health Center reports that... [Read more]
Human swine flu is a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by a new strain of influenza virus. Symptoms of human swine flu include a fever (temperature over 38°C), cough, sore throat, aches and tiredness. Human swine flu is also known as human swine influenza, influenza A (H1N1) virus or H1N1 influenza 09.
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What is stomach flu?
How did my toddler get stomach flu?
When should I call my child’s doctor?
How should I treat stomach flu?
When can my toddler go back to eating normally?
How can I help protect my toddler against gastroenteritis?
What is stomach flu?
Stomach flu, or gastroenteritis, is an inflammation of the lining of... [Read more]
James M. Steckelberg, M.D.
I got the flu shot last year, but I still got the stomach flu. Why should I bother getting it again this year if it doesn’t work?
from James M. Steckelberg, M.D.
The flu shot protects against influenza, which isn’t the same thing as the stomach flu (gastroenteritis). Gastroenteritis is an infection caused... [Read more]