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    Swine Flu

    This is a discussion on Swine Flu within the Everyday Life forums, part of the Community channel category; Apparently one the early symptoms is, you come out in rashers....

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      Re: Swine Flu

      Apparently one the early symptoms is, you come out in rashers.


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      Re: Swine Flu

      This thread gets worse

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      Re: Swine Flu

      Sorry NR, had I seen this yesterday I would have dropped you a pm about it, really is nothing to worry about with this flu, unless as others have said there are underlying health issues.

      Some of the press, especially the red tops and free ones are taking it well out of proportion, and what with the 6 year old girl dying last weekend it's jumped up into everyones sight again.

      pm with some other details on the way...

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      Re: Swine Flu

      Mrs NR maybe? I think all on the forum wish you a speedy return to full health. I am sure you will forgive the members who seem to have treated the thread as a joke. Anyone who has had the flu and I mean the flu, not just a heavy cold knows how you feel. Too many get a bad cold and call it 'the flu', nothing could be further from the truth anyone who really has had the flu knows the misery it can cause. A speedy return to good health.

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      Re: Swine Flu

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      Have a speedy recovery Mrs NewsreadeR.
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      Re: Swine Flu

      Mrs NR I would like to wish you a speedy recovery and a glass or three of red wine is good for everyone.

      As Tom said about the Members heres something for them to read
      The origin of this new strain is unknown. The A/H1N1 commonly known as the swine flu named by the Media the symptoms of the A/H1N1 stain are similar to those of influenza and of influenza-like illness in general, namely chills, fever, sore throat, muscle pains, severe headache, coughing, weakness and general discomfort.

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      Re: Swine Flu

      Quote Originally Posted by NewsreadeR View Post
      Has anyone in your family or that you know caught this?

      Just been to St Helens, to pick up a pack of tablets. My missus has been diagnosed.
      My sister-in-law was confirmed as having it yesterday my daughter took her husband to the center for a pack tablets.

      Incidentally I received a e-mail from my brother-in-law and wondered if anyone knew if it's contents regarding the flu is correct ?

      contents as follows : -

      Greetings!

      I thought I would take a few minutes to share some research shared with me
      regarding the H1N1 Flu; it's a topic on the minds of many these days.


      Since the government has released through the news media that taking an
      antiviral is your best option until the vaccine is ready I thought you
      should know some facts about "oseltamivir phosphate" better known as
      Tamiflu.

      Remember back with the Avian flu scare in back in October of 2005 that the
      government bought up 20 million doses of Tamiflu? What happened to it? It
      has a three year shelf life and is about to expire wasting $2 billion
      dollars. With this H1N1 scare 12 million doses moved quickly!
      Convenient coincidence no?

      Anyway, note these facts about Tamilflu as written by Dr. Mercola:

      Tamiflu Loaded With Side Effects, Including Death and Can Only Reduce
      Symptoms by 36 Hours at BEST

      Please realize that Tamiflu is NOT a safe drug Serious side effects include
      convulsions, delirium or delusions, and 14 deaths in children and teens as a
      result of neuropsychiatric problems and brain infections Japan actually
      banned Tamiflu for children in 2007.

      Remember, Tamiflu went through some rough times not too long ago, as the
      dangers of this drug came to light when, in 2007, the FDA finally began
      investigating some 1,800 adverse event reports related to the drug.

      Additionally common side effects of Tamiflu include:

      * Nausea
      * Vomiting
      * Diarrhea
      * Headache
      * Dizziness
      * Fatigue
      * Cough

      All in all, the very symptoms you're trying to avoid.

      Additionally, Tamiflu has been reported to be ineffective against seasonal
      flu outbreaks, and may not be sufficient to combat an epidemic or pandemic.

      But making matters worse, some patients with influenza are at HIGHER risk
      for secondary bacterial infections when on Tamiflu. And secondary bacterial
      infections, as I mentioned earlier, was likely the REAL cause of the mass
      fatalities during the 1918 pandemic!

      But here?s the real kicker.

      When Tamiflu is used as directed (twice daily for 5 days) it can ONLY reduce
      the duration of your influenza symptoms by 1 to 1 ? days, according to the
      official data.

      Why on earth would anyone want to take a drug that has a chance of killing
      you, was banned in Japan, is loaded with side effects that mimic the flu
      itself, costs over $100, and AT BEST can only provide 36 hours of SYMPTOM
      relief. Just doesn't make any sense.
      [END EXCERPT]

      Your best options are a healthy immune system and here are a few things you
      can do to have one:

      * Avoid Sugar and Processed Foods. Sugar decreases the function
      of your immune system almost immediately, and as you likely know, a strong
      immune system is key to fighting off viruses and other illness. Be aware
      that sugar is present in foods you may not suspect, like ketchup and fruit
      juice.

      * Get Enough Rest. Just like it becomes harder for you to get
      your daily tasks done if you're tired, if your body is overly fatigued it
      will be harder for it to fight the flu. [Immunotec's Monmorency Cherry
      Concentrate helps you get the most restful sleep possible.]

      * Have Effective Tools to Address Stress. We all face some
      stress every day, but if stress becomes overwhelming then your body will be
      less able to fight off the flu and other illness. [Immunotec's PNT200 is an
      excellent stress management tool as it inhibits the excessive release of
      cortisol (the stress hormone) and behaves like benzodiazepine and produces a
      calming effect on the GABA receptors in the brain, with no side effects.
      The best part is that in the month of May, we are having a
      2 for one sale]

      * Exercise. When you exercise, you increase your circulation and
      your blood flow throughout your body. The components of your immune system
      are also better circulated, which means your immune system has a better
      chance of finding an illness before it spreads. Just 30 minutes every other
      day helps if that's all you can do!

      * Take a good source of animal based omega-3 fats like
      [Immunotec's Omega3 with Turmeric]. Increase your intake of healthy and
      essential fats like the omega-3, which is crucial for maintaining health.
      It is also vitally important to avoid damaged omega-6 oils that are trans
      fats and in processed foods as it will seriously damage your immune
      response.

      * Wash Your Hands. Washing your hands will decrease your
      likelihood of spreading a virus to your nose, mouth or other people. Be sure
      you don't use antibacterial soap for this -- antibacterial soaps are
      completely unnecessary, and they cause far more harm than good. Instead,
      identify a simple chemical-free soap that you can switch your family to.

      * Raise Your Glutathione Levels. Glutathione is made naturally
      in every cell inside your body. Eating glutathione is a waste, however,
      eating the precursors or building blocks for glutathione is not.
      Immunocal has the most critical glutathione precursor in it, the one that's
      all but missing from our diet. Taking just 10 grams of Immunocal per day
      will support a healthy immune system. Add 10 grams if you have a chronic
      condition and another 10 grams if you have a life or death condition.

      * Avoid Hospitals and Vaccines. In this particular case, I'd also
      recommend you stay away from hospitals unless you're having an emergency, as
      hospitals are prime breeding grounds for infections of all kinds, and could
      be one of the likeliest places you could be exposed to this new bug.
      Vaccines will not be available for six months at the minimum but when
      available they will be ineffective and can lead to crippling paralysis like
      Guillain-Barr? Syndrome just as it did in the 70s. (Dr.
      Mercola)

      As I said before the swine flu is just another virus. Don't panic, just take
      wise action and you and your family and those you care about can get through
      it without unnecessary harm.

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      Re: Swine Flu

      I received a e-mail from my brother-in-law and wondered if anyone knew if it's contents regarding the flu is correct ?

      contents as follows : -
      The truth is that this was written to promote - Omega-3 with Turmeric and is nothing more than scaremongering. It is not much more than the type of thing you recieve every day in your email spam. It has been made clear that Tamiflu has side effects, this is why people have been told not to take it unless you have the symptoms of the virus. Do you really think the Government would hand it out if it was as dangerous as this purports it to be?

      TomD


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