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WHAT ARE THREE WINTER HEALTH AILMENTS THAT ARE COMMON DURING THIS SEASON? IS THERE A WAY TO AVERT THEM?

 The three most common winter health ailments are: The Flu, The Common Cold and Winter Sore Throats. The winter season can be absolutely miserable if you are not prepared. There are no cures for any of these issues but there are ways to alleviate the symptoms if you get sick and there are preventative measures you can take to try to avoid getting sick!

 HOW HARD WILL WE BE HIT WITH INFLUENZA THIS YEAR? WHAT ARE SOME SEASONAL SOLUTIONS WE SHOULD UTILIZE?

 Flu season
can start as early as October and linger as late 
as May, peaking between December and February. Symptoms of flu include muscle aches, dry cough or cough with phlegm, chills, fever, fatigue, flushing, sweating, loss of appetite, congestion, runny nose and sneezing. Some seasonal solutions for the flu include:

Go fish! A study published in Cell, found a modified omega-3 fatty acid known as protectin D1 markedly increased the chances of survival in mice infected with various strains of influenza virus. Researchers found that protectin D1 actually disrupts replication of influenza.

Go Natural:  Low-cost homeopathic medicine Oscillococcinum has been clinically shown to shorten both 
the severity and duration of flu symptoms. When patients took it within 24 hours of the onset of symptoms, nearly 63 percent showed “clear improvement” or “complete resolution” within 48 hours. Oscillococcinum comes in the form of tiny pellets in a vial that you dispense under your tongue.

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