It’s here—flu season. Scientists do their best job trying to anticipate which variants of influenza will strike and they create the flu shots for the upcoming onslaught of germs. However, they don’t know how effective it is until the first cases of flu start showing up and they can compare reality to their predictions. The statistics are in, and the vaccine has been deemed 48% effective.
Don’t despair, however, there are additional measures you can take to boost your immunity and help keep you healthy.
Take N Acetyl Cysteine (NAC) daily in the dose of 600-900 mg twice a day, and three time a day if you’re exposed! NAC has been repeatedly shown to assist in preventing flu by reducing the virus’ ability to replicate inside of your body. Additionally, NAC also reduces an inflammatory response once you are exposed. This results in less severe symptoms should you become ill.
Be sure to eat a whole foods diet with lots of vegetables! Get enough sleep! Try a diffuser with orange oil; it is quite useful at killing airborne viruses. As always, wash your hands if touching surfaces which may be contaminated. (Door handles, light switches, countertops, etc) And think positive thoughts!
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Flu Vaccine 48 Percent Effective This Year, CDC Says
Bloomberg News (2/16, Cortez) reports the flu vaccine has been 48% effective so far this season, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Brendan Flannery, an epidemiologist at the CDC’s influenza division, said, “The 48 percent overall is not as good as we would like to see for flu vaccine, but the protection we see is significant.”
Medscape (2/16, Brooks) reports CDC officials said that “elevated” influenza activity is expected to continue for several more weeks in some parts of the US. Lenee Blanton of the CDC’s Influenza Division said in the report that influenza activity began to pick up in mid-December and has been “elevated” since February 4.
It’s just amazing how much nonsense is pushed by the medical establishment. Colds and flu are self-healing responses of the immune system and should not be thwarted. To suppress colds and flu is to drive the toxins deeper into the call tissue. Just like coughing, watering eyes and runny nose happens when you walk into a smoke filled, burning building, so the body’s response to toxins is to eliminate it through colds and flu. drink water only for 3-5 days and the ‘cold’ will be gone. Better yet, eliminate foods that cause colds and flu. white flour, sugar, dairy, two reason for colds and flu are better food choices (always happens after heavy eating holidays when you return to regular diet and the excesses of holiday food is gone) and the second reasons is fresher, cleaner air. The body always upgrades cells (colds, flu) when food and air is improved. also being tired and run down will cause sickness. Profound Simplicity!