Pneumonia is treatable and does not usually develop into a serious life-threatening condition. But the illness should always be taken seriously.
- Sore throat
- Fever over 101
- Feeling faint
How to Get From this
- Monitor your health. Watch for symptoms, particularly if you have risk factors. Look for any new or worsening symptoms if you have recently been sick.
- Wash your hands frequently in warm, soapy water, especially after using the bathroom and before eating. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer when you can’t wash your hands.
- Avoid smoking.
- Get plenty of rest.
- Eat a healthy diet that includes lots of fruits, vegetables, fiber and lean protein.
- Get regular exercise