Preventing the Spread of Hundreds 2012-13 Flu Viruses – Flue Season Arrived Early – The Worst is Yet to Come
The spread of flu is sort of like that of STDs and Herpes. Use “universal precautions” around flu suffering lepers ’cause these buggers move from person to human like crazy.
- First, sip hot liquids such as chicken soup or herbal tea. Inhaling the steam can ease nasal congestion and the additional fluids consumed helps avoid dehydration. Expect night sweats; change sheets or least your pillow case daily after each sweaty night’s sleep.
- Try what it is called a “neti pot.” Naw you don’t smoke it. It is actually a salt-water irrigation of the mucous membranes (nose, tear ducts, mouth) hat helps break-up sinus congestion. Another benefit is that pot removes viruses from your nose.
- Do sleep with an extra pillow under your head in order to relieve congested nasal and esophageal passages. Should the angle of your head to shoulders feel too awkward, place the pillows between the mattress and the box spring so it creates a more gradual slope and maybe a 15-degree angle.
Check out http://www.webMD.com/blankets.
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Use common sense: “Wash Your Hands, frequently.”
Keep the snot on your forearm and change long-sleeve shirts more than twice a day. Please do not cough or sneeze without covering! Wash soiled clothes with 10% bleach, soap, and plenty of warm or very hot water.
David used to teach nurses how to wash their hands . . . with plenty of water – remember a minimum of 20 seconds every time.
Sure, soap and hot to warmer water are important – but the most critical factor is the quantity and flow of water.
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