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Diet for Upper Respiratory Infection

In Chinese medicine, infections are divided into two main types: wind-heat invasions and wind-cold invasions. Symptoms that help differentiate between the two types include: Wind-cold Wind-heat Fever Light Can be high Aversion to cold Pronounced Slight Body aches Pronounced Slight … Continue reading

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Ten Tips for Staying Healthy Through Cold and Flu Season

Get regular sleep. The body repairs and renews itself during sleep and the immune system has a chance to do its best work during rest. Extra sleep at the beginning on a cold or flu can be key in shortening … Continue reading

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Probiotics

Probiotics are beneficial bacteria that reside in our small and large intestines that support healthy digestive function, regulate our immune systems, produce enzymes that can kill pathogenic bacteria, and provide nutritional support, including production of vitamin K.  Probiotics have been … Continue reading

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One Perspective on the Flu Shot

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the flu shot is recommended for people who are at high risk for having serious flu complications or people who live with or care for those at high risk for complications.  These … Continue reading

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