Preventing the flu, particularly during the flu season, is a big problem as most people believe. You can set an appointment for a flu shot, but with all the recent studies warning that the vaccine is unsafe, why take a risk when there are healthier and safer ways to beat the flu?
Vaccines, including the flu shot, have mercury and are frequently linked to the autism epidemic in children. Besides mercury, other hazardous chemicals like formaldehyde and phenol are used by pharmaceutical companies to concoct the flu shot.
Would you still want to be vaccinated against the flu knowing that you are injecting your body with toxic substances?
For those who are not comfortable with the flu shot, here are several tips on how to fend off the flu without using the flu vaccine:
Make sure that your hands are clean at all times. If you rub your eyes or nose after you come in contact with someone who already has the flu virus, you greatly increase your risk of catching the flu. By washing your hands frequently with warm soapy water, you greatly lower the risk of getting infected with contagious diseases such as the flu. It is best to wash up before and after preparing food, before and after meals, after going to the bathroom, or whenever your hands are unclean.
Keep your house clean. Be sure that surfaces and objects that you and your family come in contact with are clean and disinfected frequently.
Choose to live healthy. Prevention is always better than the cure. Improve your natural defense versus the flu by fortifying your immune system. You can improve your immune system's defenses by making easy changes to your daily routine, like switching from coffee to tea, shunning sugar, getting enough sleep and relaxing often.
Rest. Take a breather and rest if you feel like you are about to go down with the flu. The break may be as short as a couple of hours or as long as a couple of days, which preferable than catching a bad case of the flu and having to stay away from the office for much longer.
Don't have unnecessary contact with other people. Stay clear from places that are too crowded, such as malls and airports. This is a must if you have issues with your immune system and for younger kids, who can easily get infected with the flu virus.
Consume plenty of water. Pure water is your best choice. Stay away from distilled water because its nutrients have been stripped away. It is ideal to drink at least a quart of pure water for every 50 pounds of body weight. Also, stay away from sodas, coffee, and energy drinks.
Source by Sandor Cruz