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?

By Dr. J.E. Williams |

Flu shot

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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How to Quell Persistent Flu Symptoms With Chinese Herbs

Flu Season is not over, but could be out of your system sooner with TCM

By Dr. J.E. Williams |

Beat the flu with TCM herbal teas

This flu season was the worst in a decade. Finally kick your flu symptoms with Traditional Chinese Medicine herbal formulas Minor Bupleurum and Ginseng.

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The 3 Chinese Medicine Treatments for Beating the Flu (Part III of III)

Influenza is endemic to China, so it makes sense that Chinese medicine would have the most experience in treating the flu.

By Dr. J.E. Williams |

chinese medicine

Traditional Chinese medicine developed more than 2,500 years ago. Over millennia, traditional doctors gained practical insights about what plants and combinations worked best. But, experience alone isn’t all that matters. Modern science is testing traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) for the treatment of influenza.

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The 6 Principles for Beating Seasonal Flu in 2018 (Part I of III)

Seasonal flu is inevitable. All viruses have one goal, to infect living cells to replicate.

By Dr. J.E. Williams |

Avoid Flu by wearing face mask

Seasonal flu is inevitable. All viruses have one goal, to infect living cells to replicate. There’s no cure for pandemic influenza, but these natural methods can help.

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How to Cure Dengue, Chikungunya, and Zika Fevers with Papaya Leaf

These tough viruses have nasty symptoms and no effective pharmaceutical cure. Yet, one promising natural treatment is simple and readily available in the tropics.

By Dr. J.E. Williams |

Papaya Leaf

These tough viruses have nasty symptoms and no effective pharmaceutical cure. Yet, one promising natural treatment is simple and readily available in the tropics. In the fall of 2016, I was in the Yucatan chasing viruses. I heard that an entire Mayan village had contracted chikungunya, and I wanted to learn more.

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