Immune Support

Tips and the latest news on how to boost your immune system year-round.

  1. Boosting Your Child’s Immunity

    Boosting Your Child’s Immunity
    After a long summer, it’s finally time for the kids to go back to school! You are looking forward to a little more free time and the kids are excited to see their friends and meet their new teacher. But, the excitement dies as soon as they are home again and sick with whatever it going around.  For me, the...
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  2. Is Your What You’re Eating Hurting Your Immune System?

    Is Your What You’re Eating Hurting Your Immune System?
    The link between the immune system and nutrition is undeniable.  In fact, the quality of one's diet plays a critical role, not just in the strength of one's immune system, but in every aspect of health as well.  It is essentially impossible to embrace an unhealthy diet and not see the consequences of these actions manifested in some fashion or...
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  3. Healthy Gut-Strong Immune System

    Healthy Gut-Strong Immune System
    Anyone who wants to have a stronger and healthier immune system can take several important steps.  Eating a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds and high quality protein choices is a very smart place to start.  Eating cooked mushrooms is another way to boost one's immune system.  Foods such as garlic have been shown to be powerful immune boosters...
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  4. Coughing: When it is More Than Just a Cough?

    Coughing: When it is More Than Just a Cough?
    Coughing is often of no real consequence in terms of your health and well-being.  Yet, at other times it can be a very serious issue that can indicate a wide variety of issues and problems. A simple fact of life is that there are lots of viruses and bacteria out there that are looking to make us their homes.  Once...
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  5. How to Boost Your Immune System Before Flying

    How to Boost Your Immune System Before Flying
    Airports and airplanes are always crowded places with a dry atmosphere and recycled air. Inevitably, they are full of germs, viruses and bacteria, which reproduce rapidly in the warmth. A healthy immune system is the best way to combat germs and sickness, particularly on a long-haul flight. As well as being in close contact with the general public when flying...
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  6. Can Flu Shots Increased Risk Of Alzheimer’s

    Can Flu Shots Increased Risk Of Alzheimer’s
    Our country has become so accustomed to chemical solutions to health concerns that millions of senior citizens line up for flu shots each year without considering the side effects.  According to researchers, the flu vaccine has been linked to an increased risk of Alzheimer’s in people over 55 who take the vaccine for three or more consecutive years.  The vaccine...
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  7. Fight the Flu on Your Keyboard

    Fight the Flu on Your Keyboard
    Office and work environments are often the place where people pick up all sorts of germs including coughs, colds and flu. Pressure of work and the reluctance to take time off mean that most people turn up for work even when suffering the first signs of a respiratory illness such as a sore throat and sneezing. People with flu are...
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  8. To Get (or Not to Get) an Annual Flu Shot

    To Get (or Not to Get) an Annual Flu Shot
    Autumn has officially arrived, and along with leaves changing color and a nip in the air comes cold and flu season, which presents a dilemma for many Americans:  to get or not to get a flu shot.  Influenza is serious and should not be taken lightly – it can sometimes result in hospitalization and occasionally even death.  In fact, over...
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  9. Thyroid Disease Basics

    Thyroid Disease Basics
    When the thyroid gland is functioning properly, it produces hormones that regulate metabolism and convert food into energy. Women with healthy thyroid function burn calories efficiently; women who are not producing enough thyroid hormones develop hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism symptoms include: Fatigue Weakness Cold hands and feet Depression Weight gain High cholesterol levels Hair loss Constipation Dry skin and brittle nails  ...
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  10. Boost Your Immune System – Coconut Oil Benefits

    Boost Your Immune System – Coconut Oil Benefits
    Can coconut oil work to boost your immune system?  Numerous studies and research have indicated that coconut oil is both good for you and your immune system.  In fact, many researchers are quite surprised by just how good coconut oil is for us and all the different ways that it can improve human health including immunity. First, it is important...
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