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Jane's Blog Nutrition and Healthy Immune System

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Jane's Blog Nutrition and Healthy Immune System

A new study published in the September 10th 2018 Clinical Infectious Diseases medical journal suggests that vaccine effectiveness may begin dropping within weeks of administration, adding more evidence of waning protection over the course of a single flu season. Researchers from Kaiser Permanente Northern California showed that the risk of contracting the flu climbs about 16% for every 28 days after vaccination. A strong immune system provides a child with powerful natural defenses against disease. Conversely, a child with a weakened immune system is vulnerable or more susceptible to colds, flu, and more serious illnesses. Dr. Leo Galland, MD, former...

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Jane’s Blog Natural Anti-Virals

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Jane’s Blog Natural Anti-Virals

Viruses cause familiar infectious diseases such as the common cold, flu, warts, HPV, chicken pox, shingles,  norovirus, West Nile, measles and other deadly infections like HIV, Zika, Small pox and Ebola. They are microscopic biological agents that reproduce inside the cells of living hosts. When infected by a virus, a host cell is forced to produce thousands of identical copies of the original virus at an extraordinary rate. After contacting a host cell, a virus will insert genetic material into the host and take over that host's functions. The virus continues to reproduce, but it produces more viral protein and...

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Chest Congestion - How to get rid of it!

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Chest Congestion - How to get rid of it!

Chest congestion is an increase of mucus production in the esophagus, bronchial tubes and lungs. Often breathing is extremely uncomfortable and inhaling and exhaling is requiring more effort and sometimes the antibiotic the doctor has prescribed isn’t working because there is no bacterial infection, at least not yet. Mucus formation is our body’s way of preventing foreign particles such as allergens, like dust or mold, as well as infectious bacteria, viruses or yeast from invading the lungs. It does this by getting them stuck in sticky surface. However when the problem isn’t getting solved, a drastic increase in mucus production...

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