ill-effects as it
is a 'dead' formula and will protect
you from a number of flu strains for
the whole winter. Your GP surgery can
provide full information before you
make your decision.
is upon us,
winters round the corner - it's
the time of year to consider having
the flu jab. For anyone who has
special concerns ie asthmatics
or those with other bronchial
ailments, many GP's recommend
the flu jab to try to avoid the
complications that flu can cause.
It isn't just the more mature
of the population who are vulnerable.
For many, even usually fit people,
a bout of flu can really pull
you down for several weeks if
not months and spreads throughout
the whole family rapidly.
Many of those who work in the
public sector, teachers, retail
workers etc are particularly vulnerable
as they come into contact with
so many people on a daily basis.
The injection is readily available
at your GP's surgery and has few
complications, causes no
you are a fan of Echinacea supplements,
now is the time to begin your
Many are convinced that cold and
flu symptoms are greatly reduced
by taking a course of Echinacea,
well known for its anti-inflammatory
properties, at the onset of winter
as it has a cumulative effect.
Also know for its beneficial properties
against winter ills is garlic.
It has fantastic anti-inflammatory
benefits when eaten regularly,
or when taken as supplements.
If you can't face garlic in its
natural form, then try adding
garlic puree (readily available
in supermarkets) to meat
dishes. The flavour is much milder,
it's really easy to use and has
all the goodness of clove garlic.
If garlic's not your thing, then
onions have similar properties
and the more you can include in
your diet the better.
the days darken,
misery can descend for those who suffer from
Seasonally Affected Disorder.
This condition, which can, at its worst be
really debilitating can be greatly improved
by the use of a light box.
Most sufferers report huge improvements when
the light box is used on a daily basis to
replace the lost sunshine hours. Read the
facts to see if it could help you.
here for more information