Swine flu virus has caused a kind of panic in the public all over the globe causing deaths and severe illnesses in many cases. People seem to be really curious to know what all they can do to prevent this H1N1 virus that got discovered in May 2009. After doing a little research I came up with a few prevention tips for swine flu so read them carefully and stay safe for as long as you possibly can from this deadly disease.
Firstly, just do not panic. If you are suffering from a cold or flu, there are not many chances that it is swine flu for sure so calm down. Just carry on with a normal treatment that you would in order to get rid of this normal infection. Just do not totally relax if it starts getting worse, only then you would need to get yourself thoroughly checked.
Secondly, you need to know that symptoms of a normal flu are similar to those of a swine flu. You can experience a couple of more things like diarrhea and vomiting if it is H1N1 case. Other than that all you would experience is a fever, congestions, intense coughing, a sore throat, body aches, runny nose, chills, fatigues, or a combination of all these.
Now you need to take immediate action if you are having a hard time in breathing and short breathes or your chest is having pressure or pain, sudden dizziness may also occur in cases of swine flu along with abdominal pains. You might also want to watch out from severe and constant vomiting and confusion of mind. If your condition gets better and suddenly comes back with a worst cough and fever then you do might have swine flu.
CDC and other doctors have agreed that the best way to stay away from H1N1 swine flu is to wash your hands thoroughly and every once in a while. Start using a hand sanitizer regularly if you do not use one. No medical center is sure about how long will this virus stay in contact so you should always be prepared, start consuming things having vitamins, especially vitamin C and zinc. Take things that would strengthen your immune system since that’s your only guard against swine flu virus.
These were just a few swine flu prevention tips that are easy to follow so stay clean if you want to stay safe.