Wash your nose thoroughly with an award winning Nasalcare Nasal rinse kit. Those inhaled cold/flu viruses can be largely cleansed out.
Be careful what you touch. Your hands transmit germs by touching your nose periodically during the day. That’s why you need to wash your hands to reduce the chance for these viruses go to your nose – the target place for the infection.
Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and warm water before and following food preparation, before eating and after using restrooms or changing diapers.
Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. If you don’t have a tissue, cough or sneeze into your upper sleeve, not your hands if you cannot wash your hands quickly.
Clean your hands after coughing or sneezing by washing with soap and water or cleaning with an alcohol-based hand cleaner. Put your used tissue in the waste basket.
Get plenty of rest, eat properly, and dress appropriately for the weather.
When ill, perform an effective nasal cleanse to eliminate these cold/flu viruses, and to prevent the spread of germs by staying home from school or the workplace, if possible. Return to work only after being fever free for 24 hours, without the use of fever reducers.
During flu season, minimize time in crowded areas, such as shopping centers, and avoid contact with those at high risk for the flu, such as the elderly and those with chronic illness.
If over the age of 65, pregnant, or if you have a chronic illness or disease, talk with your doctor about a flu and pneumonia vaccination, and perform a daily nasal irrigation.