A review published in 2013 examined the potential for PEA in being deployed for influenza, the common cold and other respiratory infections. The results cited in this review offer an interesting viewpoint for the potential of PEA in cold and flu season.
In this podcast Annalies Corse talks about unresolved infections: invaders that are simmering in the background, lurking in various tissues, waiting patiently for moments of weakness cultivated by other infections or stressors.
We are led to beleive that the Flu Vaccine is the only choice when it comes to prevention of Influenza, when in fact, there's mounting evidence Vitamin D is another reputable choice.
A robust systematic review and meta-analysis has revealed regular vitamin D supplementation is strongly protective against acute respiratory infections (ARIs), including colds and flu.
A recent study has shown that formulae containing Echinacea purpurea may be as effective as Oseltamivir, an antiviral medication used to treat and prevent influenza A and influenza B, in the early treatment of clinically diagnosed influenza virus.
Would you think of adding fish oil into your flu-season treatment or prevention plan? These findings may alter your perspective.
Loading up on Vitamin C is a common approach to colds and flus. Here, Naturopath Amie Skilton shares her advice on navigating the humble "Vitamin C Flush".