- March 1st, 2013
Those with emphysema or chronic bronchitis (the two conditions that fall under COPD) need to take extra care in avoiding the flu this year. For COPD sufferers, breathing is difficult under the best conditions—add the flu (a respiratory viral infection) and those obstructed, inflamed airways make the task that much harder.
- January 1st, 2013
Ed Lamadrid, DAOM, LAc, LMT, gives four suggestions in battling seasonal colds and flus:
Feed a Cold - Foods that are rich in antioxidants, such as berries, pomegranates, garlic, and leafy greens like spinach and kale, can help to fight free radicals in the body that can cause illness.
- January 1st, 2013
Shark liver oil supplements are the new go-to holistic approach to staying healthy and avoiding viruses this flu season. For those who choose not to receive the flu shot, incorporating shark liver oil into your daily diet boosts the immune system the natural way.
- November 1st, 2012
Nutrilys Del Mar is offering a holistic approach to staying healthy and avoiding viruses this flu season in the form of shark liver oil supplements. For those who choose not to receive the flu shot for various reasons, incorporating shark liver oil into your daily diet boosts the immune system the natural way.
- January 1st, 2011
It isn’t just for fresh breath. In a Japanese study, gargling with water three times a day was found to dramatically reduce the incidence of upper respiratory infections.
NASAL WASHThree simple steps to protect your nose and throat from invaders this cold and flu season.by Kate Hanley
- November 1st, 2010
Ask The Doctor: Flu
Q: How can I tell if I have the flu, and not just the common cold?
Carolyn Dean is a Maui-based MD and ND.Every month we ask top practitioners to address your health concerns. This month find answers for flu frequently asked questions.
- December 1st, 2009
We know: You thought you’d be safe from cold and flu season this year. You ate your immune-boosting sweet potatoes, got plenty of sleep, and hit the echinacea at the first sign of a scratchy throat.'Tis The Season For The Sniffles. Bone Up With Our Feel-Better-Fast Cheat Sheet.By Brooke Benjamin
- November 1st, 2009
We know: You thought you’d be safe from cold and flu season this year. You ate your immune-boosting sweet potatoes, got plenty of sleep, and hit the echinacea at the first sign of a scratchy throat.By Brooke Benjamin
- October 1st, 2009
Unless you live in a plastic bubble, you can’t seal yourself away from all germs in life. They’re everywhere—especially this time of year. Your best bet to stay healthy is to strengthen your immune system so it can defeat any microscopic invaders before they lay siege.
Simple strategies to boost your immunity this seasonBy Kristin Bjornsen
- April 1st, 2009
Nothing will spoil your travel plans faster than getting flattened by a nasty cold, high fever, or Montezuma’s revenge. Fortunately, homeopathy offers symptom-specific relief for even the worst of your travel ailments. Don’t leave home without the following remedies recommended by Kathy Thorpe, a certified homeopath in Boulder, Colorado.
An easy-to-pack kit for on-the-road emergencies