An acute respiratory viral infection characterized by fever, chills, sore throat, headache, body aches, and severe cough.
The term flu, which is frequently used incorrectly for various respiratory and even intestinal illnesses (such as stomach flu), should be used only for illness with these classic symptoms.
The onset is typically abrupt, in contrast to common colds which begin slowly and progress over a period of days. Influenza is usually epidemic in occurrence.
The flu is considerably more debilitating than the common cold. Influenza outbreaks occur suddenly, and infection spreads rapidly.
Flu (or Influenza) is widespread in 47 US states and deaths from the virus and pneumonia are slightly above the epidemic level, though some regions may begin to see fewer cases. If you are looking for a safe and reliable alternative treatment for the flu then perhaps homeopathy is for you. As per analysis of [...]
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that it has received 153 reports of novel H3N2 infections (H3N2v) since illnesses started surfacing in the middle of July in USA, nearly all of them in people who had contact with pigs or were around pigs at fairs.
It’s important to have great health insurance but even the best plans available like Esurance in US can do very little against the common cold. What is the common cold? This question dates back to the beginnings of civilization itself. The ancient Egyptians had hieroglyphs for the common cold, the 5th-century Greek physician Hippocrates noted [...]
In US, Influenzinum a homeopathic remedy is widely available on health stores as OTC – over the counter product. Influenzinum 9c is the only homeopathic flu product that is updated each year based on the flu strains, as updated by CDC and WHO. These strains include H1N1 also.
Colds are considered to be the immune system’s response to viral invasion. It is characterized by sneezing, scratchy throat, and runny nose. People with Colds may also have a sore throat, cough, Headache, mild fever, fatigue, muscle aches, and experience loss of appetite. Common cold for last one month or so means it is turning [...]
The United Nations FAO recently urged heightened readiness and surveillance against a possible major resurgence of the H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza amid signs that a mutant strain of the deadly Bird Flu virus is spreading in Asia and beyond, with unpredictable risks to human health.
I came across one of my FaceBook friends suffering from common cold for past one month. That friend does not want to take any allopathic medicine, and I wrote some tips to manage the common cold which was becoming chronic. Common cold for last one month means it is turning to sinusitis and you might [...]
A swine flu virus infecting a woman in Singapore mutated into a drug-resistant form virtually overnight, doctors reported in a study that they say shows the limitations of using drugs to treat influenza.
The Indian Department of AYUSH (alternative systems) released a press note, on Sep. 2, suggesting use of homeopathic medicine Arsenic alba 30 one dose for three consecutive days as preventive for Swine flu. It has the approval of Director General Health Services and Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.
As I mentioned in my analysis about H1N1 influenza and homeopathy, there was some SMS about influenzinum for swine flu or Influenza A H1N1 flu widely circulated in India last week. It created a sort of panic in public, and everyone started procuring it from homeopathic pharmacies even in USA. patients and friends started calling [...]