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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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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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