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Jane's Blog Stress and Infection

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Jane's Blog Stress and Infection

As the coronavirus Covid-19 continues to spread around the world and here in the United States we are all getting very stressed and anxious watching the headlines and wondering, “What is going to happen next?” For many people, the uncertainty surrounding coronavirus is the hardest thing to handle. Continuous stress not only affects us mentally but also physically too.   The body's stress-response system is usually self-limiting. Once a perceived threat has passed, hormone levels return to normal. As adrenaline and cortisol levels drop, your heart rate and blood pressure return to baseline levels, and other systems resume their regular...

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Jane’s Blog A Healthy Body Wards Off Infections Better!

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Jane’s Blog A Healthy Body Wards Off Infections Better!

More than ever before it is important to help your body stay healthy. Preparing your body to fight infections can help you from becoming vulnerable to many types of pathogens including viruses. For an upper respiratory infection to occur, a virus enters the body, usually through the mouth or nose. A person may transmit it through touch, or by sneezing and coughing. A virus is a tiny invader that uses your cells to copy itself by reproducing itself inside the cells of living hosts. Viruses don’t have the machinery to make copies of themselves. Instead, they trick your cells into...

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Olive Leaf Extract Stops Virus Related Infections

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Olive Leaf Extract Stops Virus Related Infections

If you want to prevent or treat a viral infection like colds, flu, shingles, herpes etc., then Olive Leaf Extract is a supplement you want to take. Olive Leaf Extract has been clinically proven as an immune booster beneficial in the treatment of conditions caused by, or associated with, a virus, retrovirus, bacterium or protozoan. Studies have shown it to have a unique anti-viral mechanism. Oleuropein, the key nutrient, is most concentrated in the leaves than any other part of the plant. A Dutch researcher determined that the active ingredient in oleuropein is a substance called elenolic acid. In the...

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