Cold / Flu:
A cold and influenza (“The Flu”) are respiratory illnesses caused by different viruses. More than 300 different viruses can cause colds and influenza E.g.adenovirus, rhinovirus, parainfluenza virus, coronavirus. Much smaller than a bacterium, a virus is a tiny cluster of genetic material surrounded by a protein wrapper that uses host cells to create copies of itself -and in so doing, sometimes destroys the host's cells.
A cold will last, at most, a few weeks, but allergy symptoms can last all season.
You may have a bacterial infection instead of a cold or flu
Examples of bacterial infections. Include sinus, ear and lung infections (bronchitis and pneumonia), which may have the following symptoms:
• Fever over 102 °F (38.9 °C)
• Ear pain;
• Pain around your eyes, especially with green nasal discharge;
• Shortness of breath or persistent uncontrollable cough;
• Persistently coughing up green and yellow sputum;
If you have a bacterial infection, some of the natural antivirals used for cold/flu are also antibiotic
Attend to Diet, Lifestyle and Emotional State
"The medical kit of the future"
General electrotherapy health benefits. Used systemically and/or locally at specific problem areas of the body, its effective application has many benefits:
|Detoxification||Wellness / Healthy aging||Pain relief|
|Relief from insomnia||Immune system restoral||Anti-Inflammatory|
|Maximizes cellular energy production||Accelerated tissue /bone
|Muscle relaxation / rehabilitation||Increased blood oxygen
There are several reasonably affordable electrotherapy devices available for personal use. The following electrotherapies are those that have received a significant amount of positive feedback:
|Pulsed Electromagnetic Field (PEMF) therapy|
|Near Infrared (NIR) class 4 laser therapy|
Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (CES) applies specific frequency patterns to the head area, with the following benefits:
|Balances neurotransmitters||Relieves pain||Treats depression|
|Substance abuse withdrawal||Relieves insomnia||Relieve stress / anxiety|