Why The Flu Causes Aches & Pains

Ugh, my muscles… why do they feel so… achey. *cough* If you say more research is needed I’m going to kick you. Howdy sickos, I’m Trace, thanks for watching! IT’S FLU SEASON EVERYBODY! Congratulations. If you didn’t get your flu shot this year (or even if you did), here’s a warning: YOU COULD GET SICK.…

Why hydrate when having cold?

Why hydrate when having cold?

Your immune response to a viral infection like common cold is more demanding on your body than if you weren’t actively fighting an infection. Simply put, you need more fluids and electrolytes to build the things to fight the infection. Also, it’s easier to not want to eat or drink while you’re sick adding to…

Virus vs Bacteria

Virus vs Bacteria

We need to always differentiate between a virus and a bacteria that is causing the illness when you’re in clinic. If it’s a viral illness, typically symptoms are shorter lasting and classically the symptoms include fever, chills, sore throat, nasal congestion, runny nose, cough, and a lot of times you can have some body aches.…