ss_blog_claim=87d912d47e189099ba8e6a359c2c2486 Lilyruths "This and that friendly cottage": FLU- Its time to get your Flu Shot- I have been sick nd now I ask for your Help

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December 11, 2009

FLU- Its time to get your Flu Shot- I have been sick nd now I ask for your Help

I want my readers to know that I have not been blogging for sometime because besides my computer giving me trouble and not working right, I have been awfuly sick with the flu and have been bed-ridden for about three weeks. I have been really sick and miserable and this is why Im riting this article in hopes it will be of help to you all. I hve been on all kinds of medicines and tody I feel a bit beter enough to post this article. I hope to be feeling much better as the days to come. I also hope you all will find it in your hearts to please DONATE a few dollars so that I may be able to get a new computer so that I may be able to continue to keep blogging on this blog. CHristmas will be here soon and I hope in the spirti of brotherly love you all who visit my blog will help me out and donate to help me out this would be a great Christmas present to me. I understand you all hve your own families to buy christmas presents for but Im also sure this time of year you all or some of you Do DONATE to charity and so I hope this year you will Donate and help me out and keep in mind you can get this bck in your income tax return s a charitiable contribution. Please be of kind heart and help me to get a computer to keep blogging. I ask this of you becasue I hope you will care enough to herar my deaperate ples for your help. thank you..........Protect yourself and your family - Why get a Flu Shot? Influenza (flu) is a serious disease of the nose, throat, nd lungs.  It can make you sick for a week or longer with coughs, fever, aches, and more.  It can lead to pneumonia.  Each year about 2000,000  people in te U.S. are hospitalized with the flu.                                Who is at High Risk of Flu Complications? People who are 65 years old or older. Even if you are active and in good health, you have a higher risk of complications if you get the flu.  Each year about 36,000 people in the U.S. die because of the flu.  Most are 65 or older.    People with chronic (ongoing) or long-term heath problems.  You my look and feel healthy but if you certain conditions you are more likely to have problems from the flu.  THese include diabetes or heart, kidney or lung disease.  If your immune system is weak from problems like cancer, or HIV/Aids, you need a flu shot. (The flu shot is safe for people with weak immune sysems.)      MYTH: " The flu shot can cause the flu."                                                                               FACTS: Most of the time the flu shot will prevent the flu.  In studies, the flu shot is 70% to 90% effective when there is a good match between the current viruss nd the ones in the vaccine.  The vacine is your best protection against the flu...  MYTH: The side effect you are most likely to get from  flu shot is a sore arm.  The nasal mist flu vaccine might cause nasal congestion, runny nose, sore throat and cough.  THe risk of severe allergic reaction is less than 1 in 4 million.   MYTH: You must get the flu vaccine before December.      Facts: Flu vaccine can be given before or during the flu season. The best time to get vaccinated is late October through December.. Facts: Flu vaccine can be given during the flu season. The best time to get vaccinated is late October through December, but you can get vaccinated in January or later....                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Lilyruths"This and that friendly cottage" Pets welcomed. "Old folks remedies, to cure what ailes you.. find it here. You can leave your COMMENTS, your likes or dislikes,"this and that" Speak about anything is what this cottage is all about! Tell your friends. about "Lilyruths "And SUBSCRIBE to my Readers Feeds:  AND please VOTE FOR ME HERE and also ADGITIZE my ADs this will help me or give a small donation Christmas is around the corner and many of us are not as forunate as others so Please share your blessings with one who cares about animals and people and wishes to help with your donations I can be of great help. Just click on the DOnate Button here and Help someone who is asking for your help this time of the year. Your Donations will mean alot to me if I could work I would not have to ask but Im disabled with a serious spine disease which is getting worse I don't ask for your pity but I do ask for your Kind help. Please whatever donation you can give here will be greatly appreciated and know I will place your name and link of your blog so that everyone on the internet will know you gave from your heart to help . Im going to make a Christmas list of those who have given and hve answered my plea for help... God bless you all. Love Lilyruth