No matter where you turn it seems that someone is bogged down with a nasty bug; flu, strep, common cold. Everything seems to be floating around waiting for both you and me. Despite the fact that it is the season for so many different viral infections, there are a number of things you can do to keep your immune system strong and combat anything you may come in contact with.
1. Wash Your Hands: You hear it all the time, but it is so important. Wash your hands, especially when coming home from a public place where germ exposure will be much higher.
2. Daily supplements:
a. Multi Vitamin- not to be used as a food substitute but to help us meet are daily needs
b. Vitamin D3- can prevent & speed recovery from an illness by supporting the immune system
c. Fish Oil- boosts the immune system
d. Probiotic- boosts the immune system & aids in digestion
3. When You Have Been Exposed Or Feel Something Coming On:
a. Garlic- (best in its raw form)- a natural ‘antibiotic’
b. Elderberry Syrup- (especially good for the flu)- supports all the body’s systems
c. Olive Leaf- complete antimicrobial, cleanses the blood
d. Echinacea- antimicrobial, boosts the immune system
e. Red Clover- fights infections, cleanses the blood, relaxes the body
f. Colloidal Silver- antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory
g. Vitamin C- (especially good for colds & flu)- helps speed recovery
h. Zinc- prevents reproduction of viruses, respiratory relief
i. Apple Cider Vinegar- (gargle & drink)- alkalizes the body to fight viruses & bacteria
j. Hot Bone Broth- boosts immune system, helps the body detox
k. Increase Water Consumption!
4. When Your Sick, Remove This from Your Diet: Cutting out all grains, dairy, and sugars will help reduce inflammation & allow your body to recover faster!
Have you come down with a nasty bug? To learn more about our remedies and scans, please contact us at 612-812-9121.