VIDEO: Three Steps to not get flu

VIDEO: Three Steps to not get flu

I recorded this short video downtown St. Charles yesterday during the Spring weather. People were watching me wondering who I was talking too. Here are the three most important things to do to reduce your chance of getting the flu. The first 2 are basic the third one is my custom advice.

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How Happiness Boosts the Immune System – Scientific American

How Happiness Boosts the Immune System – Scientific American

He and his colleagues sampled blood from medical students, and found that during a stressful exam period, they had lower activity from virus-fighting immune cells, and higher levels of antibodies for the common virus Epstein–Barr, suggesting that stress had compromised their immune systems and allowed the normally latent virus to become reactivated.

Source: How Happiness Boosts the Immune System – Scientific American

Chiropractic, Fever and Upper Respiratory Infections

“Research is revealing that there is a relationship between abnormalities in the spine, the nervous system and the immune response” stated Dr. Matthew McCoy, a chiropractor, public health researcher and editor of the journal that published the study. McCoy added, “Since the nervous system has a direct effect on the immune system and because the spine houses and protects so much of the nerve system it is important to have your child’s spine checked regularly for any interference but especially when their immune system is challenged.”

Source: Chiropractic, Fever and Upper Respiratory Infections | The Chronicle of Chiropractic

Ear infection: improvement under chiropractic care

Ear infection: improvement under chiropractic care

this study’s data indicate that limitation of medical intervention and the addition of chiropractic care may decrease the symptoms of ear infection in young children

Source: Marianna Health & Wellness, P.A. – Chiropractor In Marianna, FL, USA :: Ear infection: improvement under chiropractic care

Three Natural Foods To Fight The Flu

During flu season it’s important to fire up your immune system.  Rest, proper food and chiropractic boosts you to the max.  -Dr.A

Flu season is in full effect. Are you prepared? If you are looking to staying healthy this flu season go for a few natural foods that can boost your immune system. Here are three that have been proven to do the job:

1. Raw garlic: Garlic is considered a powerful flu fighter. honeyGarlic contains compounds called allion and allicin, which have direct antiviral effects. A good way to get some garlic in your daily meals is by incorporating it into your recipes. You can also buy supplements to swallow whole as a boost.

2. Get Spicy: Using some spices such as turmeric, cloves and cinnamon can beat the flu even before it starts. These spices are packed with antioxidants, which help improve the function of the immune system. Try pouring some cinnamon on your holiday tea and coffee. You can also enjoy turmeric on some of your favorite dishes.

3. Berries: All berries have high concentrations of antioxidants to help fight off flu viruses. Blueberries were found to have more antioxidants than 40 other fruits and vegetables. Try eating a handful of raw berries every day to help you stay healthy during the flu season. You can also use these in smoothies and salads.Try out these three natural foods to get your immune system going!

Source: Three Natural Foods To Fight The Flu

Need Help with Flu Symptoms – Try Chiropractic First

Need Help with Flu Symptoms – Try Chiropractic First

Consumer Report conducted a study of people with cold and flu symptoms.  47% of people using chiropractic says it helped a lot.  More than over-the-counter medication.  So next time you have the sniffles, try chiropractic first.

Dr. Craig Anderson

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Dr. Craig Anderson
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