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Cold Flu Seasonal Tips for Staying Healthy *

Posted by Dave Leong on Sep 19th 2009

Get Well Natural's Herbal Health News

Cold Flu Seasonal Tips for Staying Healthy *

We launched Herbal & Health News a year ago this month. Our first issue focused on healthy hearts and cardiovascular disease. Since then we've searched for breaking news about herbal supplements and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), as well as tips to help you make healthy choices. You can read last year's newsletters in the archive. But first, check out this month's issue with pointers and products for supporting a healthy immune system.*

Immune Enhancement: An Eastern Medicine Point of View

Dr. Graeme ShawAccording to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the flu is a serious contagious disease. The CDC states that on average, more than 36,000 people die each year in the U.S. from seasonal flu complications. The good news is that there is much you can do to protect yourself from catching the flu bug in the first place. In his article, IMMUNE ENHANCEMENT DURING THE COLD AND FLU SEASON Dr. Graeme Shaw provides information and research you need to enhance your immune system during the coming cold and flu season.*

It's what's inside that counts

It's almost the end of summer and your efforts to look halfway decent in a swimsuit may or may not have succeeded. But what about your efforts to make your insides look great? Your immune system is what keeps you healthy. According to WebMD, "In simplest terms, the immune system is a balanced network of cells and organs that work together to defend you against disease. Blood CellsIt blocks foreign proteins from getting into your body. If a few happen to sneak by your biological sentry, not to worry. With a powerful "search and destroy" task force, your body deploys a host of additional immune cell forces designed to hunt down these unwanted invaders and ultimately works to destroy them."

As the first line of defense when the body gets hit with infectious "invaders" or germs, your immune system needs to stay in good shape. Many immune deficiencies are hereditary, but that doesn't mean you can't support and enhance your natural defenses. Through a balanced diet, physical activity and the addition of natural herbal supplements, your daily regimen can support your body's ability to fight off even the most fierce diseases and conditions.*

Eating your way to better health

Not only does your immune system help ward off invaders like bacteria, it also becomes activated when you eat foods to Soup Veggieswhich you are intolerant or allergic. Reactions to allergic foods may take place rapidly, like the anaphylactic reaction often seen with peanut or shellfish allergies. Delayed food allergy reactions can also cause a number of symptoms such as headaches, fatigue, muscle aches, rashes and other systemic (whole body) effects. The most common allergenic foods include peanuts and shellfish, cow's milk, wheat, and soy. In addition, the processed and preservative-laden foods many of us eat can deprive us of the nourishment we need to live a healthy life. Without proper nutrients, our immune system becomes weak. Foods like dark leafy greens, protein-rich legumes, hearty whole grains and colorful fruits and vegetables are life-savers when it comes to boosting the immune system. Your mom's favorite advice to eat chicken and vegetable soup was right on. You can start your day out right with an immune-boosting breakfast of Poached Eggs over Spinach & Mushrooms. And don't forget to include natural herbal supplements to help support your immune system. WebMD notes that thousands of years of TCM have resulted in the success of carefully blending various herbs.*

Our emotions play a role

Physical Man Paintingand emotional stress can weaken your immune system. Stress can be as simple as reacting adversely to an argument or as difficult as dealing with a death in your family. While you can't always control how you feel or what situations life brings, the ability to stay calm and content can do wonders for your immune system. During times of stress, try doing what you love to do – whether it's taking a walk with friends or enjoying a sunset. Activities that make you happy release endorphins, which increase your level of comfort and may help enhance your immune system. To learn more about how the mind and body work together, take a look at our newsletter about psychosomatic disease.*

What our customers say about us

Our many loyal customers say such nice things about us and we're grateful for their support...

 Ever since I was a child, I have had allergies. I used to get allergy shots every 2-4 weeks and took numerous types of allergy medicines. This year my hay fever was much worse than in the past. In fact, there had been days when I was not able to stay outside because I was sneezing continuously, and my eyes were swollen. I have tried 3 different prescription allergy medicines and none of them have relieved all my symptoms. I finally decided to try Get Well's Aller Well since I really liked the philosophy of the doctors that developed this product. Their idea to use herbs to support an allergy-free body instead of treating symptoms of allergies is a great idea. I really appreciate this herbal dietary supplement and have used it all season to support my health.*
- - Keli D., NY

Dear Get Well Natural: I write this communication to let individuals with various immune disorders know that Get Well Natural and staff are true professionals. They were the driving force of educating and helping me understand my situation. These products that Get Well Natural provides are the real deal. No gimmicks, no hype, just effective dietary supplements to support my body. I am glad that somehow God directed me to such men and women. Again, thanks to everyone. Each time I call for an order everyone is so cordial and it makes my day each time I talk to them.*
- - With Respect, William Shear, Ohio

I am 71 years old and was experiencing high blood pressure 200/107. I did not want to take any drugs because of the side effects that have been reported. I decided to try Get Well's products after a friend recommended that I look into them. They were so helpful in educating me about their herbs that I decided to try them. I like their products so much that I am now taking several of them to support my own body's health potential. I feel so happy and thankful to have found these natural products.*
- - B.B., San Jose, CA

I have been feeling quite anxious and stressed over the last year and I decided to look on the internet to see if I could find help. I came across Get Well's web site. They have a product called Calm Ezz which to my surprise really helped me support my healthy state of mind without any side effects of sleepiness or fatigue. Calm Ezz is an awesome product. I love feeling normal and relaxed as well as being able to work throughout the day in a more stress-free manner. Thanks a million.*
- - Ilya K., CA

Herbs to support a healthy immune system*

Immune WellImmune Well
Immune Well is a doctor developed herbal dietary supplement that provides a powerful and synergistic blend of natural ingredients designed to support a healthy immune system, bronchial health, lung health, and overall state of well being.* Try Now...

Not So Well 1
Not So Well 1Not-So-Well 1 is an herbal dietary supplement exclusively designed to provide healthy support for seasonal challenges. Taking care of your body and immune system during the winter or times of stress is essential for continued optimum wellness. Astragalus, a key ingredient, is known for improving healthy immune system integrity. Cordyceps, another important ingredient, has been added to this formula due to its ability to promote healthy cellular energy and immune health.* Try Now...

MorindaMorinda is a concentrated extract of Noni fruit (Morinda Citrifolia) that provides maximum benefits of Noni Juice in an easy to take vegetarian capsule. Noni Fruit has been used throughout the world to support general body imbalances associated with the respiratory, digestive and immune system, as well as a wide variety of ailments including diabetes, arthritis, hypertension, and pain.*
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Restore Immune I
Restore ImmuneGet Well Natural's Restore Immune is an exclusive formulation that supports the body’s natural mechanisms that maintain normal balance and function of the immune system, as well as the glandular system (like the thyroid and adrenals).* Try Now...

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What Our Customers Are Saying:
Dear Get Well Natural ...These products that Get Well Natural provides are the real deal. No gimmicks, no hype, just effective dietary supplements to support my body... Again, thanks to everyone. Each time I call for an order everyone is so cordial and it makes my day each time I talk to them.*
- - With Respect, William Shear, Ohio

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*These statements have not been evaluated by the U.S. Food and Drug administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. TCM is an acronym for Traditional Chinese Medicine.

**The information provided on this site is for informational purposes only, not intended to replace your doctor's or other health care professional's advice or treatment. Nor is any information contained on or in any product label or packaging intended to provide or replace professional health care advice. Do not use the this site's information for diagnosis or treatment of any health problem, nor for prescription of any treatment or medication. Always consult with a healthcare professional before undertaking any diet, exercise, herbal or other supplementation program, taking any medications, or if you suspect you may have or already have any type of health problem. Do not stop taking any medication without first consulting your doctor.