It's hard to tell when you get an attack of food poisoning--or, sometimes, even what particular snack or meal triggered it. You can be eating your favorite dish from a restaurant you've been going to for a while, feel fine afterward, and then be knocked out by stomach pains, a fever, and the need to go to the bathroom more often than normal--not just to use the john, but also to throw up.
Have you ever gotten food poisoning? Feel a stomachache coming on because of something you ate? Take control of the situation with these tips from FN.
For more tips on dealing with illnesses, check out these FN articles:
- 5 Tips on Dealing with the Post-Holiday Cold and Flu
- 5 Tips for Dengue Prevention
- Protect Yourself: 7 Reasons You Should Get Vaccines As an Adult
(Originally published as "Charice Gets Sick from Sushi + 5 Tips On How to Deal With Food Poisoning" on FemaleNetwork.com; photo by jovike via Flickr Creative Commons)