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What sickness is going around ?

What sickness is going around ?

Always something : There is almost always some contagious disease going around. Much depends on the season and the region of the country you live in. Some studies have shown that the average adult gets 12-18 viral infections per year, and the average child getting 18-24 per year. Most of these infections occur in or around the winter season. See your doctor if you don't improve or notice worsening. ...Read more

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How can you avoid getting sickness bugs and other bugs that go around and thrive during winter?

How can you avoid getting sickness bugs and other bugs that go around and thrive during winter?

Good hygeine: Your best bet in avoiding getting sick during the winter is to wash you hands frequently wit soap and water, use hand moisturizer to prevent skin cracking, avoid people who appear sick ( coughing/ runny nose/ sneezing), wiping down shared office equipment ( especially phones) with a disinfectant wipe, and taking vitamin C 500 mg daily from October through March if you can. ...Read more

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Last cycle 01/02/13 this week I have been waking up with bad morning sickness and it goes on threw the day losing appetite of eating. Is this normal?

Last cycle 01/02/13 this week I have been waking up with bad morning sickness and it goes on threw the day losing appetite of eating. Is this normal?

NO: Not being pregnant, the mechanism is the same due to compromised chemistry in brainstem. Try cutting out all forms of sugar and sweeteners, including energy and diet drinks and caffeine. ...Read more

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Please help me! what kind of sickness is it?

Please help me! what kind of sickness is it?

Help : Help me out by giving me a clue about your symptoms. Please re-ask and include pertinent information about your symptoms. ...Read more

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What should I eat if I have sickness and diahhrea ?

The BRAT Diet: All over the world mothers use the brat diet when their babies are ill and have diarrhea. This is good even for young adults and adults. B=bananas r=rice or rice waer a= applesause or peeled apples t=unbuttered toast. This is a great place to start to add nutrition back into a diet. It helps bind one up. And, it is safe. ...Read more

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What are reasons for my brothers repetitive sickness?

We can't tell: Your brother needs to be worked up by a competent physician. If you have questions afterward, we're here for you. ...Read more