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Home cold and flu remedies

December 11, 2019


IT’S OFF TO ITS EARLIEST START IN MORE THAN 15 YEARS. HEALTH LEADERS SAY THERE’S A CHANCE FLU SEASON COULD PEAK EARLIER THAN NORMAL.. ESPECIALLY IN THE SOUTH. THAT’S WHERE THERE ARE HIGH LEVELS OF FLU RIGHT NOW. NATIONALLY.. AT LEAST SIX CHILDREN HAVE DIED. BUT MOST HOSPITALIZATIONS.. ARE FOR ADULTS 65 OR OLDER. WITH SO MANY PEOPLE GETTING SICK RIGHT NOW.. MEREDITH IS LOOKING INTO HOME COLD AND FLU REMEDIES.. AND WHETHER THEY REALLY WORK. HEY GOOD MORNING BEN AND JULIA. YES… SO I ASKED EVERYONE HERE ON SUNRISE… TO TELL ME THEIR COLD AND FLUE REMEDIES THAT THEY SWEAR BY. I GOT A LOT OF RESPONSES. THE MAIN ONE… IS MORE VITAMINS. A LOT OF PEOPLE SAID THEY TAKE VITMAIN C AND DRINK EMERGEN – C… OR DRINK ELDERBERRY SYRUP. BUT THE DOCTOR I SPOKE WITH BASICALLY… AT SOME POINT YOU’RE GOING TO HIT 100% OF VITAMINS.. AND HAVING MORE… DOESN’T HELP YOU FIGHT OFF COLDS. NOW A FEW PEOPLE ALSO SAID… THEY SWEAR BY A DRINK AT STARBUCKS CALLED THE MEDICINE BALL DRINK. IT’S TWO BAGS OF TEA… HOT WATER… HOT LEMONADE… AND A PUMP OF HONEY. HERE’S WHAT OUR DOCTOR HAD TO SAY ABOUT IT. “OK I DON’T EVEN KNOW WHAT THE MEDICINE BALL DRINK AT STARBUCKS IS, BUT I AM CONFIDENT IN SAYING THAT IT HAS NO MEDICINAL PROPERTIES WHATSOEVER. AGAIN, IT’S PROBABLY GOING TO BE FILLED WITH SUPPLEMENTS AND VITAMINS AND MINERALS AND THOSE THINGS ARE FINE BUT WE JUST NEED TO GET A CERTAIN AMOUNT AND THEN YOU’RE GOOD.” NOW HE SAYS THERE ARE WAYS TO PREVENT THE COLD AND FLU… AND I THINK THEY AREN’T GOING TO SURPRISE ANYONE. HE SAYS… EAT HEALTHY… EXERCISE EVERYDAY… GET A FLU SHOT… AND WASH YOUR HANDS NON-STOP ALL DAY LONG. BUT I ALSO THINK… AND THE DOCTOR ESSENTIALLY SAID AS MUCH… IF YOU THINK SOMETHING WORKS FOR YOU… GO FOR IT. KEEP DOING IT. SOMETHING WORKS FOR YOU… GO FOR IT. KEEP DOING IT. DRINKING EVEN SMALL AMOUNTS OF

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