Tag: no flu shot

December 16, 2017

Is is a cold or the flu?

‘Tis the season for runny noses, itchy eyes, fever, and headaches. You have the flu…or is it a cold? It can be confusing. The bulletin linked below from Prevention Magazine can help you differentiate. The flu hits you quickly and dramatically. You will often run a fever above 101F; it is accompanied by body aches […]

October 19, 2016

Doing Your Flu Shot Homework

This is a popular opinion!  What are your thoughts? There are lots of dependable sources to support never getting a flu shot.  The decision was easy for me because my dad had Guillain-Barré seventeen years ago; one of the top four triggers for GB is the flu shot (which he had just before the onset […]

While the media is sure to continue hyping potential pandemic influenzas, remember that a healthy immune system is your best and primary defense against any viral threat. Remember:  Every decision you make is either building or tearing down the immune system. Here are some guidelines from www.pacifichealthcenter.com and www.mercola.com will help you keep your immune in […]