Wellness - Common Illnesses | 3-12 yrs

Does Your Child Have Influenza?

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Influenza Or Flu In Children

Influenza or flu is caused by an influenza virus. There are many different kinds of influenza virus. Influenza occurs most during winter. Flu symptoms in children are usually very similar to the symptoms of a cold, or upper respiratory tract infec...

Cold Versus Flu

Flu and common cold are both respiratory illnesses but they are caused by different viruses. Because these two types of illnesses have similar symptoms, it can be difficult to tell the difference between them based on the symptoms alone.

Diagnosing And Treating Flu In Children

If you think your child has the flu, the first step is to relax and not panic. Decide which symptoms are bothering your child the most, and focus on treating those.

Home Remedies To Soothe Your Child's Cold And Flu Symptoms

Whether he has a cough, a cold, or the flu, you can try these gentle and safe home remedies. Although none of these will shorten your child's illness (which usually takes about 10 days to run its course), they may help him feel better.

3 Ways To Help Your Child Recover From The Flu

When it comes to kids and the flu, your best defense is a good offense. Find out what you need to know to fend off the flu and to help your baby or toddler feel better.

Self-Management: Influenza

If your child does come down with the flu, these measures may help ease the symptoms: make sure your child drinks plenty of liquids such as water, juice and warm soups to prevent dehydration. Ensure your child gets adequate sleep to help his immun...

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