Wash your hands for at least twenty seconds in warm, soapy water.
Cover your cough and sneezes and especially wash your hands after
this. If you are having flu-like symptoms stay home from school
and work. If you feel like you want to stay in bed, stay
do not try to be tough.
You need to be aware of what's going on and be prepared. Importantly,
do not panic, especially because most individuals end up being just
fine. You must listen carefully and stay calm and take direction
All the hype will just cause unneeded anxiety and stress. Also
remember, if you feel sick, call the doctor or ER, do not go there.
This will prevent spreading of the flu. However, do not call just in
case to get a prescription. Some simple tips: Do not drink from water
fountains and do not share drinks. This is not only good for swine
flu, but other illnesses as well. Proper hygiene is essential.
Other ways to protect yourself from the swine flu are as follows.
Avoid non-essential trips to Mexico. Monitor local situations and the
health news. Follow public health guidelines. Keep up proper hygiene
and wash your hands. Masks protect others if you have symptoms, which
is a good idea for families. The N95 mask protects yourself from
others. You should not touch your eyes, mouth, and nose. Cover your
mouth and nose into your elbow or shoulder if you sneeze and or
cough. Last but not lease, avoid contact with sick people.
You can treat and cure hiccups and get rid of hiccups
We all have had them and sometimes its funny and sometimes
irritating. Hiccups are the result of when the vagus nerve and the
abdomen are irritated. The hiccup is then processed and we let out the
hic sound. Most doctors say that the hiccup is a reaction or
disturbance in the digestive area. Here are some ideas that you can do
to prevent and get rid of hiccups.
The first thing to do is try and stimulate the vagus nerve with a
new sensation. One method you might try is eating something sweet. You
can try and put some sugar on the back of your tongue this could
overload the nerve and stop the hiccup. You can also try and put your
fingers in your ears. Rotate you fingers in the ear gently this can
help relieve the symptoms. Another thing you can try is have someone
scare you this has been around for some time and might work. When
someone surprises you this can overwhelm the vagus nerve and stop the
Try and drink a glass of water and then gargle this will help
stop them. You can try and tickle the roof of your mouth with a cotton
cue tip and pinch your nose when done holding your breath can stop the
hiccups. You can breath into a paper bag which will increase your carbon
dioxide which will stop the hiccups. If you notice you have them after
eating try taking an antacid that contains magnesium. When it comes
to eating you need to slow down and chew your food. Gulping down food
is well known for causing hiccups. Eating to much is also know to
You need to avoid spicy foods they can irritate the lining of the
food pipe and the stomach and set off a bout of hiccups. Try and drink
only in moderation ,when you drink alcohol too fast it can irritate
the esophagus and bring on a set of hics. The stomach becomes
irritated from the big gulps resulting in hiccups. Most bouts will
last no more then an hour. If you are experiencing more then this and
the home remedies don't work it is time to consult with a doctor. The
doctor might prescribe an antacid to help relieve them.
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