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Boosting the immune system naturally

The common cold and influenza are expected ailments to be encountered during cold months, however many natural herbal supplements and vitamins can prepare the body for the fight ahead. These products guard against rhinorrhea, stuffy nose, headaches, facial pain, sore throats, sneezing, coughing, fatigue, muscle aches, and fevers, and quickens their resolve. They achieve improvements in symptoms by increasing the body's natural defence system, the immune system. These natural remedies include echinacea, vitamin C, zinc, garlic, ginseng, mushrooms, andrographis, and oscillococcinnum. Reducing stress, getting adequate sleep, and exercizing are also methods encouraged to boost one's immunity in order to ward off potential colds and flu.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by The Japan Times Online

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About: Boosting the immune system naturally

Date: 3 January 2005

Source: The Japan Times Online

Author: Erica Angyal

URL: http://www.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/getarticle.pl5?fl20060103a1.htm

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