Fighting the flu: When you need to stay home and in bed

February 10, 2015 1:01 PM

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Fighting the flu: When you need to stay home and in bed

Flu season isn’t over yet. It still has a few weeks until it ends, and thousands of Americans have been afflicted with the fevers and sneezes that come with this year’s nasty H3N2 strain.

For acute cases, doctors typically recommend bed rest, but what that really means can be confusing to patients. One expert, Daniel Neides, medical director of the Wellness Institute at Cleveland Clinic, explains why lying down isn’t always necessary and how cool temperatures and hydration are import...

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