The flu seasons vary from year to year in duration and severity. Although the H3N2 virus was present earlier in the season, the most common recently has been H1N1, which will remain the predominant virus this season.
Since its emergence in 2009, H1N1 has been the virus to cause the most severe flu illnesses, even death in some instances. Overall this season, H1N1 has been milder than in the recent past and indications show the severity to be relatively low.
It’s also extremely important to note that flu viruses are constantly changing so it's not unusual for new flu viruses to appear each year, making it impossible to predict exactly what type of flu season we’re in for.
There are many natural ways to help fight the onset of the flu. Here are some simple tips to follow:
Herbs can be very effective in helping us to ward off illnesses like influenza. Some of the best herbs for this are:
There are several homeopathic supplements you can take to help combat the symptoms of the flu. Some examples that are safe for adults and children alike are Aconitum, Anas Barbariae, Arsenicum, Belladonna, Bryonia, Eupatorium perfoliatum, Ferrum phos, Gelsemium, Rhus tox, Influenzium, Oscillo. You should research each of these to ensure you’re choosing the right remedy for you.
Posted: Tuesday, September 6th, 6:00pm 3 years ago
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