Should You Get A Flu Shot Now?

The 2019-2020 flu season is here, and EU and US health authorities predict a busy one. You may recall that 2017 was one of the worst flu seasons in decades and that 2018 was quieter. That’s because seasonal influenza is cyclic. It comes every year but varies in strength. What's happening this time?

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The annual flu season runs from October through March in the Northern Hemisphere, though it could start earlier and last longer. In the Southern Hemisphere, it’s the opposite. So I look to Australia during July-August (our summer, and their winter) for clues of how bad our flu season might get, and how effective the flu

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How to Reach The 100-Year Life With NAD+ (PART III – Balance Methylation)


Can NAD+ supplements interfere with methylation pathways? If so, what does that mean for your health? Will you live longer but increase your disease risk? Are there ways to boost NAD+ and support methylation for healthy longevity? Having enough NAD+ and maintaining methylation are necessary for health, energy, and longevity. Methylation neutralizes hormones, manages neurotransmitters,

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How To Reach The 100-Year Life With NAD+ (Part II – Regulate CD38)

To live a long healthy life, it’s important to boost NAD+ levels with supplements, but you also have to regulate CD38, the enzyme that depletes NAD+.

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The “Age Wave” futurist Ken Dychtwald predicted is upon us.[1] It’s no secret. Baby boomers are getting older. But what do we call aging boomers? Older adults? That’s too generic. Not outdated terms like Gray Panthers or Senior Citizens popular in my mother’s “the greatest generation” era. To make it more taxing, boomers reject labels

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How To Reach the 100-Year Life with NAD+

Can optimal NAD+ production, supported with supplements, boost metabolism enough to help you live a long healthy life?

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NAD+ (nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide) is an ancient molecule, a coenzyme necessary for life.  This essential cofactor is involved in cell signaling pathways, redox reactions, and energy production in the cell. Signaling pathways are the ways cells communicate messages fundamental to life. Redox actions manage how cells utilize oxygen helping integrate mitochondrial function, the energy powerhouse

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How to Lower Inflammation for Health and Longevity

Unchecked inflammation sets the stage for Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, heart disease, and other chronic illnesses.

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Medical researchers found that chronic diseases have a link to inflammation. However, the inflammation story is complicated. To take control of your health, the first step is to learn the laboratory tests that measure inflammation and the best ways to lower inflammation naturally. A Case Study She had MRSA, antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, and other bacteria

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The Link Between Chronic Viral Infections and Chronic Fatigue

the link between chronic viral infections and chronic fatigue

In this episode, I’m speaking with Dr. J.E. Williams – a specialist in viral immunology – about the link between chronic viral infections and chronic fatigue and the best approach to overcome chronic infections. Source:

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Common Viruses That can Trigger Chronic Fatigue


We have all experienced a viral infection (such as the flu or common cold) which left us bedridden for a few days, at some point in our lives. Most of the time, our bodies fight off the infection and we don’t have any further issues. But sometimes, an infection may cause lasting harm or may

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12 Proven Principles For A Really Healthy Diet

Too much nutrition information runs the risk of explaining nothing. The promise of a perfect diet for everyone is wrong. It’s time to reset our dietary choices. Let’s relearn about human nutrition from indigenous cultures and the best that science can teach us.

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Nutrition experts debate what diet is right for us. You read a few studies and discover conflicting information. Does scientific evidence confuse or help us understand food choices? Internet health gurus promote their version of what’s the optimal human diet in order to sell services and products. Should you believe these “experts” when there is

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What You Need to Know About Getting a Flu Shot This Year

The 2018-2019 flu season started unobtrusively. But, if it worsens between January through April 2019, are you protected if you had a flu shot in September? Is it too late to get vaccinated now? Should you get vaccinated at all?

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I’m not an anti-vaxxer. However, there’s some validity to anti-vaxxers’ concerns. Not all vaccinations are safe all of the time. Nor does every vaccine protect everyone from infection. In light of last year’s tough influenza season, it’s time to review the safety and value of vaccination. Let’s take a closer look at the flu shot.

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