Immune Support

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

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Boost Immunity with Probiotics

    Boost Immunity with Probiotics
    Americans are continually looking for natural ways to improve health, and probiotics are proving to be a valuable asset. Probiotics are “good” bacteria that can be found in the digestive tract.  They help to destroy “bad” or harmful bacteria - keeping unwanted parasites, viruses and yeasts in check.  Studies have shown that probiotics can help fight infection in a variety of...
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  8. The Thyroid - Serotonin Connection

    The Thyroid - Serotonin Connection
    Serotonin is intimately bound with thyroid hormone. Healthy thyroid function plays an important role in supporting healthy serotonin production and concentration, as well as preventing serotonin re-uptake. As a result, strong, healthy thyroid levels result in an increased level of serotonin in the brain.   If you exhibit symptoms of low thyroid, you can work to increase your serotonin levels...
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  9. The Benefits of Soy: Fight Cancer?

    The Benefits of Soy: Fight Cancer?
    Can a cure for cancer really be found in something as simple as soybeans? According to researchers at the University of Kansas, the answer is “Yes!”   Soybean Peptides Inhibit Cancer Cell Development: Researchers studied the bioactivity of many different types of soybeans and found that the peptides derived from soybean meal, a byproduct of oil extraction from soybean seeds...
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  10. Untreatable Tuberculosis (TB) is on the Rise

    Tuberculosis is a common but lethal disease which attacks the lungs as well as other parts of the body. Spread by coughs and sneezes, it is most common in Asia and Africa. However, worldwide travel, less immunization and lower immunity through disease shows that TB is now on the rise. It is generally treated with multiple antibiotics over a period...
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