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Doctors' Tips For Avoiding The Flu

According to prevention.com, nine ways doctors or nurses avoid getting sick are not drinking wine, liquor, and etc. Why? Because alcohol suppresses the immune system by reducing the ability of white blood cells to effectively kill bacteria, so you would be wise to stick to the recommended one drink per day for a woman.

Another way is that you need to get vaccinated by your doctor, or any store such as Walgreen's to get a vaccinated. Out of everything you can do to prevent yourself from getting sick, vaccine is probably the number one thing to get so you won’t get sick of any kind. The virus has mutated, making the vaccine less effective but that doesn't mean you should skip the shot.

Holding your breath can help also, because most germs enter your body through your nose & mouth. So if you’re around somebody that’s sick of sneezes, avoid taking bog inhalations. Hold your breath for at least 10 to 15 seconds. A recent study released from MIT revealed that coughs and sneezes and their potentially infectious droplets travel much farther distances than previously thought.

Getting some fresh air even when it’s freezing outside is a good thing to do as well. It helps because germs die once they hit the air. “One reason why when you visit the hospital it’s so cold it’s caused to kill germs. Another reason why we get so sick when it’s cold is because we’re sharing more inside air.