12 Feb '18, 2pm

What the Flu Does to Your Body, and Why It Makes You Feel So Awful

What the Flu Does to Your Body, and Why It Makes You Feel So Awful

What the Flu Does to Your Body, and Why It Makes You Feel So Awful By Laura Haynes Every year, from 5 to 20 percent of the people in the U.S. will become infected with the influenza virus. An average of 200,000 of these people will require hospitalization and up to 50,000 will die. Older folks over the age of 65 are especially susceptible to influenza infection, since the immune system becomes weaker with age. In addition, older folks are also more susceptible to long-term disability following influenza infection, especially if they are hospitalized. We all know the symptoms of influenza infection include fever, cough, sore throat, muscle aches, headaches and fatigue. But just what causes all the havoc? What is going on in your body as you fight the flu? I am a researcher who specializes in immunology at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, and my laboratory f...

Full article: https://www.ecowatch.com/influenza-symptoms-2533998041.html

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