Flu season has hit our community does anyone have tips to avoid this nasty virus, other than flu vaccine?


Posted by deborah_osborne, 24th August 2015


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  • Always wash your hands and don’t touch your face, and keep away from public transport at peak hours.



  • Garlic & lemon are meant to be great for avoiding the flu.
    Put garlic in your meals & add lemon to your fish & drinks.



  • I think some people are just generally arch more bugs it might have to do with the immune system being down so I suggest staying healthy active and fingers crossed



  • Eating healthy , most of the immune system is in your gut, and increase vitamin c



  • Hand washing, simple as it sounds can be a huge factor in avoiding colds and flu. Make sure the kids get into the habit of proper hand washing and drying. Avoiding crowded places is also a good idea in flu season but of course this is not always possible. Common sense goes a long way!!!



  • You should wash hands frequently and have a hand sanitiser in your car or bag, its so important!



  • If you do get the flu – do seek medical support as secondary conditions care flare up. A flu needs careful attention.



  • Boost your immune system..up your vitamin c, eat garlic or take tabs and take a good echinacea supplement. AND like others have suggested practice good hygiene.



  • Make sure that you practise a good standard of hygiene. A flu shot is also a good thing.
    Remember that the flu shot will not help you avoid getting the coming cold.



  • wash hands frequently, avoid crowded areas, let sunlight in at home as it kills the virus, glen 20 everything, if possible make the person wear a face mask at home to prevent spread



  • Sometimes it can be difficult and depends on the level of exposure.


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