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Is it Cold or Flu?

Cold or Flu? Know the difference between cold and flu and learn how to protect yourself this winter. Who is at risk? Anybody can catch a cold or flu, but some people are more vunerable to the symptoms than others. People are more at risk if they: Have serious heart or chest problems, including asthma. - there are an estimated 1 lullon asthma sufferers in the UK, Are aged over 65. 10 million people in the UK are over the age of 65. Have kidney or liver disease. -There are 1.8 million people in the UK with kidney disease, and an estimated further million who may not realise it. Have suffered a stroke. -Around 110,000 people suffer a stroke each year in the UK. Cold & Flu are spread by infected people coughing or sneezing out droplets. These are then breathed in by other people or transferred into their eyes and nose via their fingers. Imillions Of gems 80-100mph ATCHOO0 LEvels 32it 40,000 droplets of moisture Symptoms One in three people in the UK believe that the flu (influenza) is just a bad cold. However, there are some differences. Cold Flu Cough Sneezing Sore throat Sneezing • Exhaustion • Chesty cough • Aches & pains • Fever & sweating • Runny nose • Blocked nose Prevention SpreadB Cough or sneeze into a tissue Dispose of used tissues a.s.a.p. Wash your hands Have a flu jab if eligible Contraction; • Maintain a healthy diet Exercise regularly • Drink warm drinks regularly • Take Supplements to help maintain the immune system Sources: http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/coldsandflu/Pages/Isitacoldorflu.aspx I http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/coldsandflu/pag es/Preventionandcure.aspx I http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-13523971 I http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/1 568919/Sneezing-into-sleeve-stops-germs-spreading.html I http://www.homehealth-uk.com/medical/asthma.htm I http:/ /www.parliment.uk/business/publications/research/key-issues-for-the-new-parliment/value-for-money-in-public-services /the-ageing-population/I http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2184294/One-milliion-people-kidney-disease-dont-kn ow-it.html I http://www.bupa.co.uk/individuals/health-information/directory/s/stroke SimplySupplements www.simplysupplements.co.uk Healthy living made simpler! Cold or Flu? Know the difference between cold and flu and learn how to protect yourself this winter. Who is at risk? Anybody can catch a cold or flu, but some people are more vunerable to the symptoms than others. People are more at risk if they: Have serious heart or chest problems, including asthma. - there are an estimated 1 lullon asthma sufferers in the UK, Are aged over 65. 10 million people in the UK are over the age of 65. Have kidney or liver disease. -There are 1.8 million people in the UK with kidney disease, and an estimated further million who may not realise it. Have suffered a stroke. -Around 110,000 people suffer a stroke each year in the UK. Cold & Flu are spread by infected people coughing or sneezing out droplets. These are then breathed in by other people or transferred into their eyes and nose via their fingers. Imillions Of gems 80-100mph ATCHOO0 LEvels 32it 40,000 droplets of moisture Symptoms One in three people in the UK believe that the flu (influenza) is just a bad cold. However, there are some differences. Cold Flu Cough Sneezing Sore throat Sneezing • Exhaustion • Chesty cough • Aches & pains • Fever & sweating • Runny nose • Blocked nose Prevention SpreadB Cough or sneeze into a tissue Dispose of used tissues a.s.a.p. Wash your hands Have a flu jab if eligible Contraction; • Maintain a healthy diet Exercise regularly • Drink warm drinks regularly • Take Supplements to help maintain the immune system Sources: http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/coldsandflu/Pages/Isitacoldorflu.aspx I http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/coldsandflu/pag es/Preventionandcure.aspx I http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-13523971 I http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/1 568919/Sneezing-into-sleeve-stops-germs-spreading.html I http://www.homehealth-uk.com/medical/asthma.htm I http:/ /www.parliment.uk/business/publications/research/key-issues-for-the-new-parliment/value-for-money-in-public-services /the-ageing-population/I http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2184294/One-milliion-people-kidney-disease-dont-kn ow-it.html I http://www.bupa.co.uk/individuals/health-information/directory/s/stroke SimplySupplements www.simplysupplements.co.uk Healthy living made simpler!

Is it Cold or Flu?

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