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It's Flu Season Again!

Well it’s January, and again, the weather cannot decide what season it should be outside. With that in mind, It should come as no great surprise that this piece is about the Flu, and and how to avoid it.

More and more people are getting the flu. At first, it is easy to mistake it for a cold, since they share a few of the same symptoms like:

  • Nasal Congestion
  • Dry cough
  • Sore throat
  • Dry cough

However, the differences are what really matter most. If your symptoms came on suddenly, along with fatigue/weakness, chills/sweats, and fever. When plagued by the flu, the best thing a person can do is rest, drink plenty of fluids, and take pain relievers. Preventing the Flu can be very difficult since people can be contagious the day before they start showing symptoms. So for your health and the health of others, wash or sanitize your hands frequently, avoid large crowd of people (since sickness spreads faster that way), and cover your mouth and nose upon sneezing/coughing.

If you feel like home remedies aren’t working, then make a visit to the doctor or an Immediate Care Center. Your Doctor and Medical Assistant will be able to assess the issues that you are facing and do their best to help you and make you feel comfortable. You may find that in speaking with them that this is an interesting career, and if so then I encourage you to talk to the Medical Assistant working on you and ask about what their job is like. MedQuest College has a wonderful Medical Assisting Medical Assisting program that can be completed in 10 months total! Medical Assisting program that is completed in just 10 months, working with students from many different walks of life who need/want to make a meaningful and lasting career change. MedQuest College has classes that work with just about any schedule you have. Medical Assisting classes are 4 days a week, for 4 hours at a time. Click here for more information.