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Cold and flu season is here and people are getting ready to fight colds and flu head on with a number of weapons in their “medicine chest”.

If you think serious complications from the flu are only for the elderly, children and pregnant women to worry about – think again

Everyone is at risk of catching the flu virus – even healthy, young adults. While symptoms may vary from person to person, they may include the following

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Recently I had to have a blood test to check weather I was going to need another Typhoid injection, while they were running the test the doctor ordered a bunch of tests for other things and I was surprised to hear that I was low in Vitamin D. Everyone knows that our best source of Vitamin D is sunlight and I spend (I thought) quite a bit of time outdoors. On reflection though I realised that compared with our ancestors I am spending a lot of time indoors and when I am outside I’m trying to stay in the shade. I mean, I work full time so I’m inside for 8-10 hours through the day 5-6 days per week, I sleep inside, I usually eat dinner inside… you can see where I’m going here. Really I’m only spending time outside on the weekends, and probably only in the warmer months of the year.

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