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How to boost your immune system

26 Oct

Treatment and Prevention of Colds, Flus and General Immune System Support

Naturopathic Treatment of colds and flus:

 

Vitamin C: There is a treatment for the common cold after all. Vitamin C given in doses of 1000-8000 mg per day may reduce the duration of a cold episode by as much as 48%. [Does Vitamin C Alleviate the Symptoms of the Common Cold? – A Review of Current Evidence Scan J Infect Dis 1994;26:1-4.]

Oregano or Berberis complex: these herbs are anti-microbial. When taken 3x/day can stop any bacterial infection and decrease sick days.

Children and Adult’s Cold and Flu Elixir: for coughs, colds and flu this delicious elixir is gentle enough for children, but adults can also benefit from taking it.

Warming Socks: ask our Naturopathic Doctors or front desk for a copy on how to do this wonderful treatment that stimulates the body’s immune system to get busy to fight off colds.

Nebulized Glutathione: this in-house treatment given by our Naturopathic Doctors helps to break up mucous and hasten the recovery of bronchitis and sinusitis.

Prevention of colds and flus:

 

Mucoccocinum: taking 1/week can give the body a boost to keep the immune system strong.

Fish oil: 1-2/day

Echinacea: 1-2/day 1 week on, 1 week off.

“Natural forces within us are true healers of disease” – Hippocrates

To read more check out this article on 21 immune boosting foods, tonics & teas which our Mississauga Naturopath Dr. Tiffany Wyse contributed to!

 

Read about the Chiropractic connection to the immune system too!

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