The great heat is about to say goodbye to us definitively to make way for the first cold. This sudden temperature change is estimated to bring colds, coughs and sore throats to more than 80.000 people who, it is estimated, will be forced - or already are - to deal with seasonal flu.
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The great hot is about to say goodbye to us definitively to make way for the first cold weather. This sudden temperature change is estimated to bring colds, cough and sore throat to more than 80.000 people who, it is estimated, will be forced - or already are - to deal with seasonal flu.
But is it really the cyclical, inevitable, punctual and irritating autumn influence that fills the evening news every year? Well no, it will only be a warning, because the real peak will be recorded, as always, from early November to culminate by the end of January.
At the moment we can therefore talk about flu-like syndromes (even if the symptoms do not seem exactly) caused by at least 270 different types of viruses.
"In general, there is still a lot of confusion between flu and acute respiratory syndromes (eg cold, cough, etc.) - said Aurelio Sessa, general practitioner, regional president of Simg Lombardia - It is in fact commonplace to talk about ' influenza 'by putting together all the symptoms of acute respiratory infections, including the true influenza which has characteristics of different severity and complications ”.
So, how should we behave to stay healthy?
According to doctors, we can opt for hot herbal teas and medications for self-medication, such as paracetamol for fever, a cough syrup. Better if herbal or natural like propolis and echinacea.
Important, of course, is also the prevention: therefore avoid sudden changes in temperature, hot and humid crowded environments, and it is good to wash your hands often.
Green light for all the natural remedies that help keep us fit and healthy: increase the daily dose of vitamin C, drink plenty of water, relax with a sauna and hot baths, drink hot tea and coffee and… have sex!
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