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No More Flu. Period.


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OK, maybe it's just my result, but I changed a routine nearly 30 years ago that has given me a flu-free existence since then.
I used to be a macho guy, I don't need no stinkin' flu shot, and every year I'd have at least one bout.
I became diabetic, and it became crucial for me to have a flu shot each year (Diabetics: Flu shots are considered CRITICAL for your good health). I started taking an annual flu shot and quit having to battle the flu.
It took me a few years to notice this trend, how

many of you remember when you didn't have an illness? I've never had tonsillitis, but I can't remember when I didn't have it - maybe that's why I don't remember it.

It's worked for me and goes along with Spark guidance that the best way to prevent the flu is to "get an annual flu shot".
- Submitted by POPEYETHETURTLE 6/23/2011 in Staying Healthy | 4 Comments
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ISISNIRA 6/23/2011 4:37:00 PM

    some people say the flu shot makes them sick, but I plan to start taking them this year. I had the swineflu and it almost killed me literally. so very good advice, thanks :-) emoticon
GODDESS181 7/8/2011 9:13:00 PM

    I agree! I have a flu shot every year since getting the flu one year between Christmas and New Years. Never want to be that sick or wreck a vacation again. Getting a flu shot also helps others. You could infect an immune compromised person and cause them to get really ill.
CTUPTON 6/23/2011 11:45:00 PM

CATIEMARIE 6/23/2011 7:53:00 PM

    well done

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