The Holidays are a great time of year. It gives us a chance to gather with our family and loved ones and brings joy to our lives. Unfortunately, it is also a time when people frequently get sick and is also known as the cold and flu season. It can be quite discouraging when these illnesses affect the people we love and put a damper on our holiday season. How do you protect yourself?
Borrelia Burgdorferi is among the typical illness that are created by ticks. The present statistics have shown that about 16,000 new situations of Borrelia Burgdorferi are reported annually. The deer tick is the one that carries the micro-organisms that causes this condition. There are no traditional therapy methods that can be applied to treat this affliction. The basis of staying clear of contracting this disease is by making preventing it.
In recent months you can find a lot of news reports regarding a winter flu outbreak nationwide. The Center for Disease Control says that influenza has now officially reached epidemic levels. Obviously, being a parent, one of the first things that pops into my head is how do I prevent my kids from coming down with the flu? One of the most effective natural preventions for the flu is Vitamin D. An interesting clinical study from 2010 indicated that kids using a 1200 IU daily supplement of Vitamin D had essentially a fifty percent decrease in their risk for contracting the flu.