|Understanding your immune system|
With ever changing weather patterns and stress of modern day life, there is a growing demand for good supportive products to help support and boost the immune system. There are many signs of an immune system under attack, those being recurrent colds, flu symptoms, sore throat, all the sinus symptoms (runny nose, sneezing, blocked nose, streaming eyes), urninary tract infections, boils and coughing, which can lead to more harmful conditions such as bronchitis.
What makes our immune system vulnerable?
Stress, poor nutrition, fatigue, over-indulgence, overwork, are just a few of the more common symptons
What happens when the immune system is under attack?
When your immunity is low, your body is at risk allowing bacteria, viruses and fungi to actively cause infections within the body. It is important to try and boost your immunity before the onset of illness occurs.
Modern conventional medicine battles disease directly by means of drugs, surgery, radiation and other therapies, but true health can be attained only by maintaining a healthy, properly functioning immune system. It is the immune system that fights off disease-causing microorganisms and that engineers the healing process. The immune system is the key to fighting every kind of insult to the body. Weakening the immune system results in increased susceptibility to virtually every type of illness. In its simplest terms, the task of the immune system is to identify those things that naturally belong in the body and those that are foreign or otherwise harmful material and then to neutralize or destroy the foreign material.
What can be taken to boost the immunity?
Derivatives from plants substances, which can included whole plants, flowers, leaves, stems, bark, woods, roots, berries, buds, fruits, seeds, bulbs or roots.
An example of this is Echinacea, which assists in boosting the immune system and acts as a supportive treatment to fight infections associated with colds, flu, respiratory tract infections and inflammation. Echinacea brings about an increase in the body’s own resistance. It may be used as a preventative prior to and as a treatment during the cold season.
Warnings on Echinacea: Progressive systemic diseases like tuberculosis,leucosis, AIDS, HIV infection, collagenoses, multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune diseases. Echinacea should not be taken if the patient has shown any allergy to the plant family Asteracea
AVAILABLE AT DIS-CHEM PHARMACIES: Dis-Chems Echina+ tablets 90’s and Echina+ drops 50mls. With added Ferrum phos tissue salts to assist with the anti-inflammatory conditions associated with colds, flu and immunity.
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