Zinc; An Immune System Essential

Sunday, June 23, 2013 10:59:07 AM America/Los_Angeles

strengthZinc is an essential mineral that is extremely important for the proper function of the immune system, as well as production of certain hormones. But is it right or everyone? Which people need the most zinc? Is it safe in higher dosages? Find out in this article from the Nutrikon Wellness Center.

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Ancient Medicines; Tree Mushrooms

Saturday, March 30, 2013 4:52:00 PM America/Los_Angeles

Tree mushrooms are among the oldest and most powerful medicines in the world. Many of their active ingredients have been imitated by pharmaceutical companies to make many of our antibiotics. What makes these fungi so special? Find out in this article form the Nutrikon Wellness Center.

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The Truth About The 2012-2013 Flu Epidemic; Are Flu Shots The Answer?

Thursday, January 10, 2013 4:45:04 PM America/Los_Angeles

Recent medai sources are claiming that a new "1918" epidemic flu strain is spreading accross America and that all Americans need to get flu shots in order to protect themselves and their children. Is this just hype or panic, and if so, are flu shots really the answer?

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Colds, Influenza, and Infections

Saturday, December 1, 2012 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

Most people associate a cold with colder weather. Though there is a correlation between colder temperatures and “catching a cold” cold weather is not the cause. The common cold is the name given to a number of viruses that all cause the same symptoms, preventing the body from ever developing immunities to them.

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Nutrikon - Anna: Overcoming Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Sunday, November 18, 2012 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

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Chronic Fatigue, The Way Out

Saturday, November 17, 2012 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, or CFS, is a controversial disorder. Official medical classification of CFS as a disease has only existed since 1988, and since then the exact epidemiology and even definition of the disease has been contested and argued for decades. The debate currently hinges on whether or not CFS is a physiological disease, or a psychological or psychosocial disease. Some argue that CFS is strongly tied to depression and stress and a number of other psychological factors and in order to create improvement, psychological treatment is required. Conversely, many believe that CFS is a physiological disease with many possible causes, or even multiple causes, or potentially even a compounding of a number of conditions simultaneously.

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The Inflammation – Disease Connection

Monday, January 9, 2012 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

Inflammation is a natural immune system response to injuries in the body. These injuries can be injuries to tissues caused by trauma, radiation, chemicals, or biological pathogens. In fact, inflammation is critical in the healing process and as long as it is properly controlled and the injury is quickly remedied, there is little risk.

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