It is worth having the ordinary flu jab with swine flu going around. They are two completely different strains, so, it will be possible to catch both this winter, which could make you very ill.
It is generally not advisable to have any sort of vaccination if you are ill, with a fever, if you have a nasty cold, flu, or sinusitis or a urinary tract infection.
Alcohol-based swabs, if used properly, can help to kill off both bacteria and viruses. But, always read the label. A piece of clingfilm, or dishcloth with mildly antibacterial properties is going to be nearly as effective neat alcohol gel.
If someone in the house has a flu, people should, do all they can to limit their spread of germs. Put your hand in front of your nose, when sneezing, and, in front of mouth when coughing.
Use tissues, that are disposed straight into the dustbin, others in the house should wash hands regularly, especially, after using telephones, or touching doorknobs.
Every one should learn to keep their hands away from their face.
The most common way of letting germs into your body is touching your face or chewing your nails. Always wash your hands thoroughly, with soap, before applying make-up or eating or drinking.
A spoonful of honey, taken, three times a day, it soothes the throat and wards off the flu, and, is full of antbacterial, antiviral and antioxidant properties. Sleep well, it prevents you from catching a flu.
Get physical, this helps prevent you from getting a flu in the winter. When you are active and exercising, you boost your immune system and feel good, about what you are doing.
Colds and flu can be controlled, have citrus fruit and be able to boost your immune system with eight glasses of water, start your day with a glass of warm water and fresh lemon juice. Water flushes out waste and dilutes mucus.
Do something fun and active every day, it will make you feel good.