Tag Archives: immune system

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STRESS ISN’T REALLY THAT DANGEROUS; IS IT?

“My job creates so much stress.” “My marriage is so stressful.” “The holidays are always a stressful time of year.” We hear the word “STRESS” so often, we are almost immune to the REAL HARM it often produces. It is NOT just a NOUN or VERB. It is an EMOTION that causes SERIOUS HEALTH COMPLICATIONS […]

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EXPLAINING IMMUNE FUNCTION: WITHOUT PUTTING YOU TO SLEEP!

Is it possible to explain immune function without causing narcolepsy? {sudden unintentional sleep} Well, here goes… The immune system acts like an army within our body that defends us from disease. It responds (under normal conditions) when the body detects a foreign unknown entity (ex virus, bacteria fungus, etc…) It creates cells that attack this […]

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The Doctor Within

. As most of my followers realize, the topic of health and well being is a passion of mine that takes up a lot of my “brain space”  on a daily basis. I like to create, “What if” scenarios to better understand the body and its ability to handle everyday life. So today’s scenario is, […]

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The UNSPOKEN BENEFITS To Childhood Diseases?

Whenever we hear the word disease, our natural thought process is to “kill the enemy.” Our minds create an illusion presenting a battlefield with countless germs on one side looking to overtake our bodies, weaken us and eventually kill us. It’s a scary picture. Fear often makes us react rather than methodically evaluate the situation […]

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HANGING ON OR LETTING GO OF QUESTIONABLE TRUTHS?

California just signed into law mandatory vaccinations for all children entering public schools, private schools and daycare. The intent is to protect children from developing various types of illnesses. On the surface, this sounds like a laudable goal. There are various points that need further discussion to educate adults before forcing them to subject their […]

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HOW DO WE GET SICK?

When I was growing up, I remember being told “don’t go out in the cold air with wet hair; it will make you sick.” I was told to keep my hands to myself to prevent touching surfaces containing “germs.” Naturally, being a rebellious child, don’t meant do! Surprisingly, I was not a sickly child. If […]