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Deliver Your Immune System Essay

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PREPARE YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM

Most adults suffer between 2–4 colds and flus each year. A person is contagious from the day before the illness breaks out until 1–3 days after they feel better. A cold usually lasts only a few days, while the flu can last several weeks to a month. The symptoms of a cold can include a general feeling of discomfort, a headache, nasal dryness and/or runny nose, and congestion of the upper respiratory tract.

The flu, a viral infection, is highly contagious. The symptoms include: high fever, headaches, shivers, aches and pains, fatigue, nasal secretions, difficulty swallowing and watery eyes, followed by lung congestion.

Ninety percent of colds and flus are caused by viral infections. There are over 200
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MEDICAL OPTIONS AND THE PROS AND CONS OF EACH

Vaccination - protects the body against only a few viruses, leaving vulnerability to 200 other viruses
• Antibiotics - effective against bacterial infections, only; overuse of antibiotics is responsible for the emergence of a super strain of bacteria, can cause resistance to all antibiotics
• Antiviral - effective if started in the first 48 hours only where symptoms appear, diminished efficacy for those over 65 years of age, virus can become resistant to an antiviral, side effects might occur, prescription required, fairly expensive
• Over the counter medications - alleviate symptoms but do not help fight infections, which can make the situation worse due to the body’s possible weakened defenses

SOLUTIONS

A.VOGEL ECHINAFORCE AND A.VOGEL BRONCHOSAN

AN INTERESTING STUDY

A placebo-based study performed at Cardiff University (UK) included 755 participants, over 4-months, at 3–5 doses, daily.

The Cardiff study demonstrated that Echinaforce is an excellent product in the prevention AND treatment of colds and flus.

PREVENTION

Those placed on the placebo experienced 59% more colds and flus on average than did those using Echinaforce.

Even more impressive, the percentage of participants experiencing more colds and flus when places on a placebo vs. Echinaforce when:

• under a
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