As well as being extremely unpleasant, stomach bugs, stomach flu or gastroenteritis are highly contagious illnesses. Although symptoms typically only last for a few days, infection can still be spread for up to two weeks after vomiting and diarrhea stop. It is essential, therefore, that you break the chain of infection that allows the illness to be...
Prev post1 of 3Next The stomach flu, or gastroenteritis, is a condition where the gastrointestinal tract is inflamed, usually as a result of contracting a viral infection. The four common viruses that can cause stomach flu are adenovirus, astrovirus, caliciviruses and rotavirus. Stomach flu is highly contagious and common among adults and children. It gets spread
Prev post1 of 3Next Vomiting is generally not a serious health problem. Most often, it is your body’s reaction to a temporary problem. Some of the common causes behind vomiting are overeating, drinking too much alcohol, food poisoning, stomach flu, emotional stress, pregnancy, and motion sickness. To overcome the feeling of nausea and vomiting, try
One way to fight off sickness, or prevent it from catching on in the first place, is filling your body with immune-boosting foods. Smoothies are one of the most effective and tastiest ways to do this, and this anti-sickness smoothie recipe is one I always blend up when I feel like I’m coming down with something!