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Have you noticed that people around you are starting to get sick? It seems that cold and flu season has arrived in full force.
Considering that communicable diseases like colds and flu are highly contagious, your best bet is to prevent becoming infected in the first place.
Every year at this time, many people are strongly encouraged to get the flu vaccine. With big concerns over H1N1 (the Swine Flu) this year, the push for vaccines is stronger than ever. Some businesses have even forced mandatory vaccinations on their employees.
Not only are vaccines risky but many of the flu strains mutate, rendering the existing vaccines ineffective. Considering the pandemic scare of the H1N1 flu this year, the latest reports are indicate a shortage of the swine flu vaccine anyway.
Even if you do get sick this season, the severity and longevity of illness is highly dependent on the strength of your immune system and your body’s ability to fight off the invading virus. And if you DO choose to get the flu shot or swine flu shot, a strong immune system is a MUST to help prevent potentially serious side effects.
Any illness, whether bacterial, fungal or viral, shows up in individuals who are “susceptible.”
Making healthy lifestyle choices during cold and flu season (and all year round) will help build defenses in your body.
But there are several additional and all-natural steps you can take to arm yourself against the super-contagious colds and flu.
There are many steps you can take to support your immunity. Unfortunately, too many mainstream solutions involve the same old same old about over the counter drugs.
But more and more people, like you, are looking for all-natural tips for immunity and long-term good health. Here are 7 new natural ways to help prevent colds and flu….
One of the tips that doctors provide during cold and flu season is to keep your hands and surfaces free of germs.
While some may tout antibiotic hand gels, like Purell as the answer, they actually do more harm than good:
Instead, just wash your hands!
Frequent, vigorous hand washing with hot water and non-toxic soap is the best way to go. Wash for at least one minute every two to three hours during flu season.
Stay conscious of eye-rubbing and other activities that transfer bacterial from your hands to your secretion glands.
Good health comes from within. But with all the food and drug options available to us today, it can be difficult to know which products to choose, and which to avoid.
You don’t want lots of starchy, sugary comfort food in the winter...but WHY NOT!
Instead, consume fermented foods and drinks to help you reduce sugar cravings and improve your overall health.
If you do get sick, think twice before popping pills.
Why not just use antibiotics?
Instead, boost your use of fermented foods and drinks and on top of that, discover the healing properties of pure essential oils
Lorene Davies explained that pure, therapeutic grade essential oils are one of your greatest tools for health because:
For both prevention and treatment of nasal congestion, add essential oils to your neti pot
If you do notice signs of a cold or the flu, here’s your best defense:
If you care about your immunity and the immunity of your family, you can learn the most critical steps for boosting your immunity in our upcoming teleseminar: Powerful Natural Secrets to Boost Your Immunity and Avoid the Flu.
In this eye-opening teleseminar, Donna Gates and Dr. Leonard Smith, M.D. will put an end to the confusion about the flu vaccine and the H1N1 vaccine. They will share amazing secrets that ensure a hardy and robust immune system -- protecting yourself and your family -- whether you choose to vaccinate or not.
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