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The Flu Vaccine, And If You Should Take It

The Flu Vaccine, And If You Should Take It

There is always an argument for, and against, the flu vaccine. But it is usually never so simple as there are other factors to weigh.

...Together, we look at the risk factors to exposure of the flu like where my patients work, their age, and their overall health status to determine what is best for them. Usually, my gut instinct is to not vaccinate, but I have to evaluate what is best for each one of my patients...

Hot Foot Bath

The hot foot bath is one of my favorite hydrotherapy treatments when I get sick. I will also do the wet socks at night.

How to tell the difference between Cold and Flu

It is often difficult to tell the difference between a cold and flu by just looking at symptoms. Here you will find an easy chart that tries to break down the differences in symptoms between the two.

Wet Socks

It is that time of year again, the start of the cold and flu season. It is also the start of the holiday season with the increase in sugar we all will be enjoying.

Garlic Oxymel

This is a fantastic recipe to keep handy especially if you are getting sick with the changing of weather.

Cold Season – Vapor Rub Beneficial Or Not

It is cold and flu season again. Vick's the makers of Vick's VapoRub has published study that shows it may relieve a kid's nighttime cough and nasal congestion.

Flu And H1N1, How To Protect Yourself And Your Family

A concerning aspect of the promotion of the H1N1 Flu vaccine is that vaccine manufacturers are not fully listing ingredients in the inserts. However - here are some of the ingredients commonly found in vaccines:

Swine Flu

H1N1 better known as the Swine Flu is all over the news; there have been many posts on Twitter and other social networking sites about it. What is the Swine Flu and how can you protect yourself and your family with Naturopathic Medicine?