Here are several things you can do to help support your immune system come this holiday season.
…Pick and choose the most important holiday events. You cannot be there for everything as you need down time so get some rest. It is also ok to just say that everything is too much and that you need to stop and relax for a bit…
Out of Office, Dr. Larrow’s Newsletter, and Camp Fire Relief.
Read on to see information about Dr. Larrow’s Winter Newsletter, Out of Office schedule for the Winter months, and what you can do for the Camp Fire relief efforts.
There is more to do than just clothes and supply shopping for back to school preparation.
...But I would ask that, as a family, you also work on your back to school health preparations. It is not uncommon that kids will get sick the first few weeks of school as they are getting freshly exposed to their classmates germs again...
Bacteria, and the human body.
...There are 100,000 billion microbes in the human intestine, but there are only 37,200 billion cells in the human body...
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...
"The body is innately wise and does a wonderful job at fighting off foreign invaders. When we become infected with the flu or a cold the body’s first response is to alter homeostasis as the virus or bacteria will thrive in our normal conditions. The body will create a fever to help destroy, slow down replication, or even kill off the invader..."
One of my favorite immune boosting drinks is the Garlic Oxymel. I have several versions of this wonderful drink, and have found that the different versions all work well.
We are going to talk about some of the many ways of increasing your immune system.
In the last 20 years, we have increased sugar consumption in the U.S. from 26 pounds to 135 lbs. of sugar per person per year! That breaks down to 2-3 lbs of sugar each week. What is all of this sugar doing to our bodies?
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: