Recover from the flu and get back to enjoying life faster with these smart health tips.
The coughing, sneezing, fever, chills, aches and pains of the flu are not enjoyable, to say the least. Get back on track and recover from the flu faster with these tips.
Take Ibuprofen for Fever and Pain
Over-the-counter Ibuprofen taken twice per day will reduce the fever and alleviate the body aches and pains associated with the flu better the acetaminophen. Ibuprofen targets the inflammation of the flu which is the cause of the fever and pain in the first place.
Pick Up The Phone
Call your doctor to see if the prescription medication, Tamiflu, may be right for you to take to prevent the flu symptoms from intensifying and help you recover faster.
Call in sick and take the day off to sleep and rest. Recovery from the flu will be expedited with plenty of sleep.
Home Remedy Juice to Kick The Flu Bug
This home remedy juice will help kick the flu bug right out of your system quickly-
Place one quart of water in a sauce pan. Add one head of peeled garlic, 1/3 cup of sliced fresh ginger, and one teaspoon of cayenne pepper to the eater and simmer for 20 minutes.
Remove pan from heat and add one cup of apple cider vinegar and ½ cup of honey. Stir, strain and drink.
The garlic and honey help fight off flu germs, the ginger and cayenne pepper will help you sweat the flu virus out and the apple cider vinegar will give your immune system a boost.