Immunity

Avoid Travel Illness

By | February 5th, 2019|Categories: Immunity|

With winter in full swing, now is the time our minds wander to warmer climates - and the urge to  travel to them isn’t far behind! While we often seek out sunny destinations for a brief reprieve during these colder months, some aspects of travel can cause a pause in the fun. While we look forward [...]

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Unexpected Ways Our Oakville Naturopath Help you this Flu Season

By | November 14th, 2017|Categories: Immunity|Tags: |

The turn towards colder weather marks the start of cold and flu season. We take all kinds of precautions to avoid colds and flus. Because really, no-one wants to get sick and have to stay home coughing, sneezing, sniffling with body aches and a fever. Our Oakville Naturopaths make tailored plans to help your immune system [...]

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Stay Healthy This Flu Season

By | November 1st, 2016|Categories: Immunity|Tags: , |

Unless you are planning on living in a glass bubble, chances are you will be exposed to cold and flu germs throughout the whole season. When cold and flu sufferers cough or sneeze, tiny droplets that are inhaled or transmitted from hard surfaces infect an unlucky host. Small changes can go a long way in keeping [...]

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To Get the Flu Shot or To Not Get the Flu Shot…That is the Question!

By | October 11th, 2015|Categories: Immunity|Tags: , , |

‘Tis the season! People are starting to come to work with runny noses, sore throats, coughs and fatigue. With the onset of cooler weather, comes a wave of infection. Last October, Dr. Michael Gardam, the director of infection prevention and control at the University Health Network in Toronto – a leading voice in infection control – [...]

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Helping the Body Deal with Cold & Flu Season

By | February 13th, 2014|Categories: Immunity|Tags: , |

The body is incredibly effective at dealing with problems that arise. Symptoms experienced during cold and flu are the body’s natural attempt to eliminate infection. Think about supporting the body rather than suppressing natural defences. Flu symptoms may seem worse initially, but the duration of the illness will probably be shorter and secondary infections are prevented [...]

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