Flu is a major respiratory infection wherein symptoms start to come up 2-5 days post contraction. Now, while most of the symptoms are very similar to that of a cold, allergies, or even COVID-19, the symptoms in itself could linger on for 5-7 days. In more severe cases, wherein an individual might be suffering from a pre-existing, immunosuppressant condition, it could take considerably longer to fight the infection. In most cases, a full recovery happens within 2 weeks. However, one can still continue to reel from some symptoms, or feel weak or drained, even if the infection has been successfully fought off.
Having said that, while a usual recovery plan relies on symptomatic treatment, rest and recovery, here are a few helpful ways to recover faster from the flu, and relieve symptoms: