Seasonal changes causes shift in the temperature and light, which triggers the sensitivity of some people and bring in much more along.
Have you noticed how the entire city around you looks like when there’s Viral Fever all over?
Here’s what it looks like. People wear green masks, someone’s coughing, offices are almost empty with people down with fever, etc. The reason behind this is a viral epidemic that usually strikes around the monsoon ends, called “flu”. It is highly contagious and spreads through air and touch. Let’s take a quick look at what causes flu.
Flu is caused by an infection of the respiratory tract, that spreads with influenza virus. Influenza virus change over time by mutation (change in RNA), as the virus changes first antibody produced in the infected persons body cannot recognize the new virus as a problem, until the infection is severe.
Flu is clinically diagnosed by an abrupt onset of fever, cough, headache, nasal congestion, muscle aches, sore throat and fatigue. Decreased appetite, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea some times accompany. Not all people affected with the virus experience symptoms. The percentage of infections can vary depending on age and preexisting immunity to the virus.
How does influenza virus spread?
The influenza virus gets transmitted from person to person Through Respiratory droplets that emerge while talking, sneezing, and coughing. The resting period of influenza virus in the body is one to four days. Infected adults are contagious from one day before the symptoms begin until five days after the signs are visible. The symptoms of uncomplicated influenza resolve in a week, although a cough and weakness persist. This can make chronic health problems much worse.
People who are of immuno-compromised (women in pregnancy, infants, asthma patients) are more prone to get infected. Flu vaccine is less effective in preventing illness in certain chronic conditions like HIV.
Good nutrition can help quick recovery process.
1. Avoid dehydration by juices and much fluid intake.
2. Sooth sore throat by warm drinks.
3. Stomach up is controlled by yogurt and less spicy food, protein foods. Complications include bacterial Sinusitis, viral pneumonia secondary bacterial pneumonia, and respiratory failure.
The risk of getting hospitalised is highest in older adults, very young children and in anyone having chronic health condition.
An immune system disorder called Gullain Barre syndrome is a rare disorder that results in weakness after having Flu. Home remedies reduces flu symptoms. People should be aware of pandemic flu and seasonal flu. Pandemic flu (unusually affecting large population) which causes severe symptoms and also death in less immune people .
Flu vs Common cold –
Symptoms of common cold are similar to flu but flu is of severe in intensity making the person suffer a lot,and associate with vomiting, loose motions, and dry cough.
Flu vs Food poisoning –
Similar symptom is fever, but most of the action of flu is on respiratory tract (cough, difficulty in breathing) where as of Food poisoning is on GIT (vomiting, diarrhoea).
Homeopathy as an option to treat flu –
Homeopathy is a natural system of healing any illness that is safe to use with the right understanding of the nature of these remedies. Homeopathy, however, has much more to offer, for both prevention and treatment of flu. Homeopathic remedies have been effective in treating chronic illnesses as well.
The principle of ‘like cures like’ plays a significant role in the treatment protocols of homoeopathy. The medicines are usually concoctions prepared from plant and mineral extracts, which react with the virus in the body.
This initially creates similar symptoms and kills the virus and eventually heals the person having flu. If you too have a flu, and are apprehensive about taking suppressive medicines to cure yourself, homeopathy is the best option you have.
So boost your immune system and get protected from every infectious disease. Homoeopathic medicines act well even in acute conditions, and also removes the sensitivity of a person to get repeated attracted with acute illness.
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