Immunity

A healthy immune system fights off assaults to your body from a wide range of enemies, including everything from virus and bacteria to cancer. These articles will give you insight into how you can boost your immune system and help fight off illness.

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Probiotics Supercharge Immunity

An outbreak of mumps in the National Hockey League (NHL) made headlines recently. Mumps?  The childhood disease?  In the NHL? Big, strong, healthy men? Yes. A review of research, new and old, pulls it together: elite athletes, like those in | Read More…

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Root Canals Contain Dangerous Bacteria

Every year, some 25 million Americans and countless more people worldwide undergo a dental procedure that they’re told is simple and safe. A root canal is anything but. We now know that a host of chronic degenerative diseases are linked | Read More…

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Flu Shot Alternatives

Flu season’s upon us and along with it comes the ongoing fear that every cough, sneeze, ache, or sniffle could be the first indication that you have caught the dreaded flu. Of course, along with flu season comes the annual | Read More…

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Ebola: Stop it with Improved Immunity

Worried about Ebola? You’re certainly not alone. The current Ebola outbreak is the most serious one since the virus was identified in 1976. There have been more than 4,500 fatalities in West Africa, with Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Liberia hardest | Read More…

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Strengthen Immunity with Melatonin, Vitamin D, and Probiotics

Good health begins with a good night’s sleep. Damaging toxins are disposed of while you sleep, and broken cells are repaired, processes that require at least eight solid hours of high-quality sleep in a dark room. If that’s not happening, | Read More…

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Fasting for Improved Immunity

Up until about 50 years ago, fasting was one of the foundations of medicine. Fasting, defined as not eating solid food, keeps proving its worth to maintain your health and vitality. Today, there’s a substantial body of research showing the | Read More…

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Pillars of Health: Exercise, Relaxation, Detox, Sleep

If you’ve been following my advice for a while, you’ve likely heard about my Pillars of Health. But if you’re new to my health letter, the Pillars of Health are eight lifestyle choices providing the foundations for good health. You | Read More…

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How to Cure Blocked Lymph Nodes

Maybe you’ve already seen them–the signs that pop up outside pharmacies and clinics this time of year, urging you to get a flu shot. I’ve written before about the risks and dangers of flu vaccines, as well as the fact | Read More…

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Wheat Allergy and Gluten Sensitivity Can Damage Your Health

If you’re like many Americans, you probably started your day with some whole-grain cereal and toast, had a sandwich for lunch, and enjoyed a pasta dish for dinner. At some point during the day, you may have wondered why you | Read More…

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Ebola is No Problem in the U.S.

I’m sure you’ve noticed that the mass media fear machine is working overtime these days, using the Ebola outbreak to promote anxiety and paranoia. I’ve seen headlines claiming Ebola is “out of control” or that the spread of the disease | Read More…