Got the flu? VIROSTOP can help you

Have you caught the flu and need to get back on your feet as soon as possible? Try VIROSTOP! Not only does it suppress flu symptoms, but it also blocks its viruses.

One of the serious and often underestimated acute illnesses is the flu. This viral infection can knock us out for several days and, in some individuals, even lead to serious complications. That's why experts recommend taking all preventive measures. If, despite precautions, you still catch the flu, you shouldn't take it lightly but start treating it appropriately as soon as possible. How can VIROSTOP help us in this regard?

What is the flu and what are its symptoms?

The flu is caused by an RNA virus that easily spreads through the air in the form of droplets. Cold, winter weather, and people gathering in groups contribute to its spread. There are several types of flu, with types A and B capable of mutating rapidly. This is why we have a new vaccine adapted to current strains available every year.

If we catch the flu, the infection affects the nose, throat, or lungs. It manifests with common upper respiratory tract infection symptoms, such as a runny nose, sore throat, or cough. Flu symptoms typically appear quickly, intensively, and with a relatively short incubation period. What sets it apart from a common cold is the presence of high fever, headaches, backaches, and muscle pains. However, these symptoms are not specific, and they can be mistakenly considered as signs of a common cold.

We will only know for sure what kind of infection we have after performing a swab at the doctor's office or a home antigen test to rule out coronavirus infection. We can now also purchase a combined self-test for COVID-19 and flu at the pharmacy.

When to seek medical attention for the flu?

The flu can manifest in various ways, from a mild course to a life-threatening condition. It's essential to remember that the flu is not a trivial illness and can lead to death, claiming between 290,000 to 650,000 lives worldwide each year. The following risk groups are particularly vulnerable:

  • Children aged 0-5 years, with infants under one year handling it the worst.
  • Pregnant women and women shortly after childbirth.
  • Seniors over 65 years old.
  • People with certain chronic diseases and with a weakened immune system.

While a mild course of the flu can be managed at home, complications may necessitate seeking medical help. The flu can easily lead to associated conditions such as pneumonia, inflammation of the middle ear, or sinusitis. It can also significantly worsen other chronic illnesses.

It is advisable to contact a doctor if we belong to any of the mentioned risk groups, our symptoms worsen again after improving, we have breathing difficulties or chest pains.

Which medications are best for the flu ?

When treating the flu at home, it's crucial to prioritize bed rest, a light diet, increased fluid intake, and isolation from others. The choice of over-the-counter medications depends on the type and severity of your symptoms. Maintaining a body temperature below 38.5 °C is essential.

The flu is often accompanied by a stuffy nose and cough. Many people consider hot drinks as the best remedy for the flu, aiming to alleviate not only fever but also a congested nose. However, recent information from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) raised eyebrows last year. The FDA assessed the effectiveness of the main ingredient in several hot drinks for the flu and cold-phenylephrine. The analysis focused on its efficacy when administered orally, i.e., in the form of tablets or hot drinks. According to the results, phenylephrine at the given dosage is ineffective in relieving nasal congestion, with its effect being equivalent to a placebo. Besides this substance, hot drinks typically contain paracetamol and vitamin C.

In light of this information, it seems prudent to consider individual medications specifically targeting your particular symptoms when dealing with the flu. However, natural treatment options should not be overlooked. Humid air, inhalation, or natural extracts can alleviate many flu-related discomforts without the risk of developing unwanted side effects.

VIROSTOP can help with the flu too

The same holds true for VIROSTOP products containing natural extracts that create a protective layer on the surface of the mucous membranes of the upper respiratory tract. Thanks to this, they can alleviate flu symptoms such as a stuffy nose, sneezing, sore throat, and cough. Moreover, this layer mechanically prevents flu viruses from penetrating healthy cells and infecting other, still healthy cells.

VIROSTOP achieves this effect through a combination of natural extracts from 5 plants, specifically blended to mutually enhance their effects. Since VIROSTOP contains a diverse group of various natural substances, it can block multiple types of binding proteins on viral particles. Therefore, it can be universally used as protection and support in the treatment of all upper respiratory tract infections, including the flu and the common cold.

How to use VIROSTOP for flu treatment?

The flu sets in rapidly and intensely. Therefore, you can start using VIROSTOP immediately when symptoms appear and continue throughout the entire treatment and recovery period. To support resilience against further infections, experts recommend continuing to use VIROSTOP for at least 3 days after all symptoms have subsided.

One significant advantage is that VIROSTOP acts locally, and no adverse effects have been observed so far. You can safely use it alongside other commonly used medications since it does not cause interactions. However, the flu affects not only the nasal mucosa but also the nasopharynx and throat. For maximum effectiveness, consider combining the nasal spray VIROSTOP with one of its oral application forms. You can choose either the oral spray or VIROSTOP pastilles. These products are suitable for children aged 3 and older and are available in both traditional and online pharmacies.


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