The Elderly And The Flu Prevention and Cure

The flue and the elderly   Cause, treatment, and prevention
The flu and the elderly Cause, treatment, and prevention

The year 2020 has been a terrible year for everybody and especially for the elderly regarding the virus COVID 19 but normally the flu seasons are also devastating even though there are flu shots that are available.

So  in this post, I will be looking at the  flu and the elderly population

What is the flu?

The flu (influenza) is a seasonal virus that causes mild to severe symptoms. Some people recover in about a week, while others can be at risk of serious, life-threatening complications. There are many strains of the virus

The risk of complications increases if you’re over the age of 65. Older adults tend to have a weaker immune system, which naturally occurs as we age. And when your immune system isn’t strong, it becomes harder for the body to fight off a virus.

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The Cause Of Chronic lung diseases– Maintaining Good health

Chronic lung diseases

I worked as a  CNA for several years before retirement, and during my time working in the field, I have come across many older adults suffering from different types of chronic lung disease.

It was harrowing for me to watch them laboring to breathe  even with the aid of oxygen in some cases, and it was still challenging,

So let us look at some of these chronic lung diseases and their causes and what we could do to prevent them from maintaining good health.

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