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Rest. After being discharge from hospital you may feel tired and not quite fully recovered. The most important thing is to continue resting at home, follow recommendations from the healthcare personnel and adhere to the indicated treatment.
Toxic habits. If you smoke, you are strongly recommended to stop and also avoid excessive alcohol consumption. Preferably you shouldn’t drink any alcohol, but if you do, only drink in moderation.
Diet. There is no special recommendation concerning diet, but it is advisable to drink plenty of fluids to remain hydrated and eat a balanced diet.
Exercise. Flu patients are advised to rest; nevertheless, you should try to follow your normal routine and exercise a little, if possible and provided it is not contraindicated by healthcare personnel. The best solution is to find a balance between periods of rest and activity throughout the day.
Travelling. Unless it is an essential journey, you should avoid travelling and rest to recover as quickly as possible.
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Substantiated information by:
Anna LlupiàSpecialist in Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology
Antoni TrillaSenior Consultant Head of the Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology
Catia Cillóniz Campos
Published: 10 March 2020
Updated: 10 March 2020
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