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10 Reasons Why Having The Flu Is The Worst

It's that time of year when you have to decide if getting the flu vaccine is worth it...I think after 1-10 you'll be running to your local clinic!

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1. Every morning starts like this...

Anywhere between 5%-20% of people in the US get the flu each year. That's a whole lot of tissues being used.

2. You think you might look like this when you sneeze...

But you actually look like this...

When you have the flu you have cold-like symptoms as well as fever, aches and pains, and a cough.

When you have the flu you have cold-like symptoms as well as fever, aches and pains, and a cough.

3. When you're sick all you want is your mom to take care of you

If you're at college or just made the move out of your parent's house, chances are your mom won't be around to nurse you back to health.

4. You feel like the flu will never end

Flu symptoms can last up to TEN days...yikes!

5. Flu season lasts from October to March

You can kiss Halloween goodbye if you get the flu...

You can kiss Halloween goodbye if you get the flu...

6. Or maybe have to spend Christmas alone in your PJs...

If you don't get vaccinated at all, who really knows when you could catch the virus...maybe it'll be while everyone's opening presents and eating cookies!

7. Sounds like fun to pop bottles on NYE, right?

Maybe yes.

Maybe yes.

Or maybe no...

NYE is during flu season, and while everyone is getting their New Year's kiss, your lips might be wrapped around a bottle of gatorade and you'll be taking Motrin like it's candy.

NYE is during flu season, and while everyone is getting their New Year's kiss, your lips might be wrapped around a bottle of gatorade and you'll be taking Motrin like it's candy.

8. The only strutting on Superbowl Sunday you'll be doing is toward the bathroom

You were expecting the halftime show to be a little bit like this

Not so much like this...

Good luck trying to keep down those chicken wings when you can barely eat in the first place.

9. So basically, while everyone's having fun you're deathly ill....

Friends don't hang out with friends that are contagious.

10. ...And you'll be kicking yourself for how easily avoidable all of that was

The flu vaccine reduces your chances of getting the flu by nearly 90%. By taking ten minutes out of your day to get a flu shot or the painless nasal spray, you have a chance to stay healthy throughout the whole flu season. Don't Miss Out. Get your flu shot today!

The flu vaccine reduces your chances of getting the flu by nearly 90%. By taking ten minutes out of your day to get a flu shot or the painless nasal spray, you have a chance to stay healthy throughout the whole flu season. Don't Miss Out. Get your flu shot today!

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