Category: Immune Health

May
25
2017

Thwart infection! How, where, when, why.

Don’t go viral! Most infectious bacteria and viruses are colonized and carried on our mucus membranes – nasal passages, mouth, eyes, and yes – our so called “private parts.” Hand washing is the single …

Mar
26
2017

I’m taking Remicade. How do I prevent getting the infections I hear about?

The FDA has approved the medication Remicade to treat rheumatoid arthritis, plaque psoriasis, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, psoriatic arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis, which is great news for anyone suffering from these very disabling conditions. Here is the bad news. Medications like Remicade …

Mar
19
2017

How do I prevent getting infections when I take Humira?

The FDA has approved the medication Humira to treat rheumatoid arthritis, plaque psoriasis, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, and psoriatic arthritis, which is great news for anyone suffering from these very disabling conditions. Here is the bad news, however …

Mar
18
2017

Is it a cold or allergies?

With allergies, there is rarely a sore throat, not usually a cough and never fever, chills or general aches and pains …

Mar
12
2017

Taking Enbrel? How you can reduce the chance of getting infections when taking it.

The FDA has approved the medication Enbrel to treat rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and plaque psoriasis which is great news for anyone suffering from either of these very disabling conditions.
There is some bad news, however …

Mar
11
2017

What micronutrients are essential for immune system health?

Tired of getting sick? The Oregon State University Linus Pauling Institute declares, “Micronutrients play crucial roles in the development and expression of immune responses …