The winter season is in full force and the flu and other upper respiratory infections (URIs) are particularly aggressive and virulent this year, with many deaths of otherwise previously healthy people of all ages due to organ failure secondary to the flu.
As you contemplate the reason for the season these upcoming months, have you ever wondered why the cold and flu strikes so harshly during the fall and winter months? Why are there postings for signs around every corner reminding you to get your flu shot now? Cold weather and long winters bring on more attempts of pathogens to weaken your immune defenses. Fortunately, there are natural ways you can overcome your symptoms of cold and flu and even prevent becoming ill. Follow these ways listed below to help build a titanium immune system and protect your body from the pathogens that are circulating on and around you.
Studies reveal modern food processing techniques and additives cause food to become more allergenic and create or contribute to intestinal permeability (“leaky gut”) and generalized inflammation involving histamine, mast cells and more.