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Common Childhood Illnesses Parents Don’t Need to Panic About

By Cold and Flu, Common Concerns, Immune System, Salt Room

Growing bodies have immature immune systems; therefore, kids get sick more often than adults do.  The regular exposure to “germs” when we’re little helps build immune systems that recognize and defeat illnesses later in life.  Most childhood illnesses are common, natural and necessary for correct immune system development.  Described below…

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Top 12 Family Health Articles of 2021

Top 12 Family Health Articles of 2021

By ADD/ADHD, Anxiety & Depression, Autism, Brain Health, Cold and Flu, Essential Oils, Healthy Eating, Homeopathy, Integrative Medicine, Oriental Medicine, Parenting, Salt Room

If you missed any of our most popular articles, get yourself a nice mug of tea or hot cocoa and enjoy catching up.  We hope the information we provide empowers you to help your family facilitate and celebrate the blessing of good health. 1. ADD/ADHD: A Chinese Medicine Perspective 2….

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cold and flu advice

Cold and Flu Season Advice

By Cold and Flu, Salt Room

Cold and flu season generally occurs from October through May in the US, with a peak between December and February.  There are many things that you can do to support your body and maintain your health throughout cold and flu season. What’s the difference between a cold and the flu?…

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inflammation damages the immune system

Inflammation Damages Your Child’s Immune System

By Cold and Flu

Inflammation has more to do with getting sick than you might think.  We generally equate a healthy immune system with “not getting sick”, but did you know that your immune system controls the body’s defenses against both infections and inflammatory diseases? All infections are inflammatory to the body. The majority…

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