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A Flu Free Year

A Flu-Free Year - 8-2-8 Urgent Care Oceanside

A Flu-Free Year

Juggling your everyday to-do items can be overwhelming and stressful a lot of the time, and can sometimes lead to catching illnesses at the most inopportune times. Here at 8-2-8 Urgent Care Clinic Oceanside, our medical staff aims to provide you with the healthcare and flu treatment you deserve- so that you can juggle your everyday tasks. Our staff has years of medical expertise and are all experienced in recognizing, preventing, and treating flu symptoms. We proudly serve nearby cities Vista, Carlsbad, Fallbrook, CA and Camp Pendleton North.

The 8-2-8 Urgent Care Oceanside medical staff has compiled a list to help you recognize and treat the flu as well! Follow these tips and tricks and you'll be back to your healthy lifestyle soon:

1. Prevent the Flu

Preventing the flu is much easier than most people think, just make sure you get your yearly flu shot. Of course there are some daily tips that you can take note of, such as getting a full night of sleep and eating enough nutrients. Staying healthy and happy in general builds up your immune system and will help you in warding off the flu.

2. Recognize Flu Symptoms

Flu symptoms can be very tricky, and are easily confused with a cold. In general, having the flu is very exhausting. This fatigue can last up to a few weeks, and is one of the more drawn-out symptoms of the flu. In addition, having headaches and a high fever are also more common when sick with the flu.

3. Treat the Flu

Treating the flu varies from person to person, and is dependent on a few factors. Taking medication is not always the best option, because sometimes bed rest and fluids can do the job just as well. The method of flu treatment depends on how long you've been sick for, as well as if the flu has led to more serious illnesses, such as bronchitis or pneumonia.

Staying healthy and avoiding the flu doesn't require much effort, as long as you stick to a routine of eating healthy and exercising. At 8-2-8 Urgent Care Oceanside CA, we treat and diagnose the flu quickly and professionally, all the while giving you compassionate care. If you or your loved ones need any advice on staying healthy or hearing more about fly symptoms, give us a call today or walk in for advice.

We look forward to helping you stay happy and healthy soon! (760) 227-7009.