Before we get to the remedy, here’s the reality: There’s no such thing as “stomach flu.”
“‘Stomach flu’ is a misnomer,” says Dr. Cindy Kermott, a Mayo Clinic preventive medicine physician. “It is just a common term for a viral gastroenteritis. And everyone has probably had it — when you have nausea, vomiting, diarrhea.”
Kermott says flu settles in your chest — not your stomach.
“It has to do with the lungs,” explains Kermott. “You get the dry cough, the…