Dr. Roman Gorenkov, chief physician for medical care at the Ministry of Health of the Moscow Region, said that it could take up to a month for the body to bounce back after the flu.
And he pointed out in an interview with Radio Sputnik that there is a way to speed up the recovery of the body to a normal state after being infected with the flu.
Usually, a person with a respiratory viral infection feels weak and weak and complains of a bad mood. These are the hallmarks of the flu. Therefore, a recurrence of the infection after recovery from the first infection is not ruled out.
He says: “After the flu, the body is weak and sensitive to external stimuli, and the reaction of the immune system is weak, so a person can become infected again. Immunity is related to the emotional and psychological state, so after the flu, a person has a bad mood and no desire to do anything.”
And he adds that it can take three weeks or even a month for the body to restore its normal state and fully recover from the disease.
He says: “This condition can last three weeks or even a month, and it all depends on the age of the person. The young body recovers quickly, and the elderly need a longer period.
He notes that rehabilitation programs after contracting the Covid-19 disease are also useful in rehabilitation after contracting the flu. These programs include: physiotherapy exercises, inhalations, breathing exercises, physiotherapy exercises.
And he adds: To strengthen the body, you can take vitamins, as well as soak some medicinal herbs. Also, those who have had the flu should gradually increase physical activity, because this has a positive effect on the rehabilitation process.
According to him, these can be walks in the fresh air, where it is better for a person to start with short distances. It is not recommended to engage in intense physical activity or go straight to the fitness rooms.