Influenza: treatment, prevention
The flu spreads by airborne droplets. A person with influenza is the carrier of an infection, which during the conversation, coughing and sneezing spreads the infection with the help of the smallest droplets of saliva. Viruses from a sick person in a normal conversation are carried by 1 meter, with sneezing - up to 3 meters, with a cough - by 2 meters.
Patients with cough and sneezing, as a rule, cover the mouth with the palm of the hand, viruses remain on their hands and on those objects that the patient touched, which leads to infection of the healthy.
Sick person, should as much as possibleReduce communication with other people. If a person carries the flu "on his legs," you can imagine how much more a person he will infect before he sinks into bed.
You can protect yourself from the flu by doing sports andExercise, walk in the fresh air, tempering, vitamin nutrition, eating, garlic and onions that kill flu viruses. For prevention, you can use ascorbic acid, multivitamins. But the most effective protection against influenza is influenza vaccine.
Symptoms of the disease.
The disease suddenly occurs, the patient begins chills, the temperature rises, the headache appears, a feeling of weakness, malaise, a strong weakness and aches in the whole body.
It is necessary to call the doctor home and observe the regime of bed rest.
Patient to feed light food.
Washing the patient need separately.
The room should be regularly ventilated and cleaned damp.
All medicines should be taken only as directed by a doctor.
A healthy person who cares for a patient needs to wear a gauze four-layer dressing that covers the mouth and nose. It should be washed more often and ironed with a hot iron.
Use better, disposable napkins and kerchiefs.
Avoid places of large concentrations of people, during the rise in the incidence of influenza.
Dress in the weather, avoid the hypothermia of the body.
Use more foods that are rich in vitamins.
Take a healthy lifestyle.