12 Drugless Ways to Avoid Getting the Flu

12 Drugless Ways to Avoid Getting the Flu ​from Mercola An Oregon mother found out firsthand the potentially severe side effects of the flu medicine, Tamiflu, and now wants to warn others, her local station KKTV 11 reported. When her son got sick, Sarah Wells took him to the doctor, where he was prescribed Tamiflu. Her son started experiencing hallucinations, hearing voices and saying that “everything was in fast forward” after taking it for a couple of days, Wells told reporters. The psychological effects of Tamiflu are known side effects and occur…

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The Flu Is NOT A Season

The Flu Is NOT A Season from Natural Blaze Between the months of December to February, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) declare “Peak Season” for the flu, a time to get a flu vaccine. However, flu is not a season. And the flu vaccine is more like baseball. How The Flu Vaccine is Like Baseball What is worse than a batting average of .290? That would be the effectiveness of the 2019 flu vaccine, dubbed to be “the second lowest rate since 2014.”  “The experts” claim the…

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Why This Superfood Is A Must In Winter And How To Maximize Its Benefits

Why This Superfood Is A Must In Winter And How To Maximize Its Benefits By Sara Tipton for Ready Nutrition For centuries, garlic has long been hailed as a multi-purpose medicinal herb that treats many ailments. History shows that garlic has been used for over two thousand years ago in many ancient civilizations. This well-trusted remedy served many medicinal purposes including a natural antibiotic, antifungal, used as an antibacterial remedy, to assist with a persistent cough, weakness, and more. Studies show that because garlic is a superfood and possesses health benefits it…

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Kitchen Herbs To Keep You Healthy During The Cold Season

Kitchen Herbs To Keep You Healthy During The Cold Season by: Ash Stevens for Off the Grid News Cold season is in full swing. Try as we might, all that hand washing only goes so far at school and work. Healthy eating and smart prevention will make a big difference with cold season. But viruses will always be lurking and waiting. Instead of suffering through nights of coughing and congestion, put those herbs in the cupboard to work for you. They’re great dried, distilled as essential oils, and many can…

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Prevent Colds And Flu Naturally With These 10 Immune Boosting Tips

Prevent Colds And Flu Naturally With These 10 Immune Boosting Tips by SARA TIPTON for Ready Nutrition With the changing season, our immune systems will have to work harder to fight off illnesses. This is partly due to our bodies getting less sunlight and vitamins, as well as several other factors. In the winter, the cold temperatures can suppress the immune system making it more difficult to fight off a cold or the flu. Add that to the fact that the sun’s low angle makes for less vitamin D being…

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Measles — Everything You Need to Know About This Infection

Measles — Everything You Need to Know About This Infection from Mercola If you have heard about measles, you might be wondering what you should be aware of regarding this disease. Keep reading to learn about measles, how this viral infection spreads, its symptoms and how you can help prevent and treat it. Basic Facts About Measles Also called rubeola, measles is a highly contagious, acute viral infection of the respiratory system. It’s transmitted via respiratory droplets (infected saliva or mucus) in the air, spreading easily from person to person…

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How to Prepare for a Flu Pandemic

How to Prepare for a Flu Pandemic by Tara Dodrill for The Survivalist Blog Flu pandemics can affect a significant portion of the population before a government health agency even realizes the cases of a rapidly spreading illness are connected. Even a mild to moderate level pandemic can spiral out of control quickly during (or after) a SHTF event. During normal times, a flu pandemic has the capability to kill tens of thousands of people over the course of a few short weeks or months. During a long-term disaster, the…

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