Do you have a cold OR the flu?
Flu season typically begins when the weather gets cold and peaks in mid to late winter. Most of us confuse the flu for a cold and vice versa. It is important to know the difference AND know how to treat both. The flu, more scientifically known as influenza, is a highly contagious respiratory infection caused by influenza viruses. The influenza virus usually enters the body through mucus membranes in the mouth, nose or eyes. When a person with the flu coughs or sneezes, the virus then becomes airborne and can be inhaled by anyone nearby – Read More