Posts Tagged ‘sick’

Why Don’t Antibiotics Treat The Flu?

Friday, October 19, 2012 13:51 No Comments

This is actually quite simple. The flu is caused by a virus. Actually, the common cold is caused by a virus as well. A virus is inherently different than a bacteria in its structure, the way it replicates and the way it affects your body. Antibiotics kill bacteria, not viruses, so they obviously won’t kill […]

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How Do I Know If I Have A Cold, The Flu Or An Allergy?

Friday, October 12, 2012 17:28 2 Comments

How Do I Know If I Have A Cold, The Flu Or An Allergy? A cold often begins with a sore throat, followed by a runny nose and eventually a cough.  If there is a fever, it won’t typically be very high. Mucus will begin thin and clear and can progress to thicker and darker. […]

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Pertussis: It’s Not Just For Kids

Tuesday, May 8, 2012 11:58 No Comments

Pertussis: It’s not just for kids. Have you or someone you know had a cough that just wouldn’t go away? Then did you end up on antibiotics that didn’t help or only helped a little? Then did it finally go away after weeks and weeks of coughing? Well, there is a good chance you had […]

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How Do I Take Vitamin C When I Am Sick?

Friday, March 16, 2012 16:37 1 Comment

How to take Vitamin C when you’re sick/have the flu… Vitamin C has so many health benefits, but for today let’s focus on using it when you get sick. Everyone’s need for vitamin C is different, and everyone’s needs change based on his or her state of health. For example, when you are perfectly healthy […]

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Why Am I Sick All Of The Time?

Tuesday, February 7, 2012 18:06 5 Comments

Getting sick all the time? Do you find yourself getting sick a lot during the winter months? Let’s take a quick look at your immune system and how it is related to your digestion. First of all, a majority of your immune system actually resides in the lining of your gut (and by “gut”, I […]

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