Bird Flu Natural Remedy
If you work with birds, or are worried about bird flu, you may want to use a bird flu natural remedy to reduce the risk of catching the disease, or to treat the symptoms if you are unlucky enough to catch it.
Every year, flu season brings some new strain of the disease that infects a large number of people. In some years, most recently 1918, the strain is particularly nasty and kills many people: the 1918 pandemic killed more people than World War I.
Bird flu is a variant of the influenza virus that crosses the species gap from human to avian. The virus then mutates and crosses back as a slightly different disease, contagious and sometimes posing a serious risk to the health of anyone unlucky enough to catch it.
In its last major outbreak, beginning in 2003 in Asia and continuing for several years, avian flu spread around the world and claimed over three hundred lives. If you think you might catch bird flu, you can try to treat it or prevent it yourself with a bird flu natural remedy.
With diseases like bird flu, prevention, not catching the disease in the first place, is better than battling it off, particularly for older and younger people who are at more risk of serious complications.
Vitamins and Other Natural Supplements
Several natural supplements help fight colds and flu, especially:
- Vitamins A, B, C & E
A number of foods contain these micronutrients, but a taking a supplement will ensure that you get the correct amounts.Other foods that can be a bird flu natural remedy include:
- Garlic - the poor man’s penicillin, contains many of these nutrients
- Oranges - a great source of vitamin C; for best effect, experts recommend that adults increase the amount of vitamin C in the diet up to 2,000–4,000 mg per meal
- Another good supplement is the amino acid, lysine, a natural protease inhibitor, which helps to prevent bacteria and viruses from spreading. You can buy lysine in capsule, powder or tablet form. Take about 2,000 mg of lysine per meal.
- The standard advice for avoiding bird flu is to drink plenty of liquids, ideally spring water or decaffeinated green tea made with spring water. Aim for two quarts of non-caffeinated liquids each day, and avoid aspartame and other artificial sweeteners. ,
If you start to feel ill and suspect the cause is bird flu, try a bird flu natural remedy. Begin by detoxifying your body: increase your vitamin C dosage up towards 100–200 grams per day for an adult. You might also take up to 12g daily of the protease inhibitors l-lysine, l-proline and l-glycine to help to fight off the infection.
Other substances that might help include:
- Green tea
Taking these remedies until all the symptoms have gone will help you to quickly get over your bird flu infection and recover fully.
Bird flu is potentially a nasty disease that has killed hundreds of people. Try a bird flu natural remedy suggested here to help avoid catching it in the first place. If you are unlucky enough to catch it, try the treatments suggested.
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