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Supplements for Common Cold Season

Different causes of the common cold and viruses

The common cold and virus season lasts from fall to spring in the northern hemisphere, giving us a long window of time to catch the dreaded cold.

So what causes us to get sick?

  • Exposure to illness
  • Increase stress which reduces immune system
  • Poor diet: remember sugar impairs the immune system!
  • Environmental concerns with blowing dust and mold which will reduce immune system

 

What to do when you have a common cold or Virus?

  • Increase fluids like bone broth or high quality chicken & vegetable stock
  • Drink herbal teas like Peppermint, Echinacea, Chamomile, Ginger or Elderberry  
  • Minimize sugar intake -  even fruit sugar!
  • Try taking tepid bath to reduce fevers

Along with these remedies, I have a few supplements below that I recommend. Note that Vitamin D3 and Coryza Forte are must haves - the rest are dependent on the symptoms that you have. 

Coryza Forte - Progressive labs

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Coryza Forte is a formula that is created to treat upper respiratory infections. By promoting the drainage of congested tissue, supporting the immune system, and stimulating the body's defense mechanisms. 

This supplement is a must have for the common cold and viruses.

NOTE: Coryza Forte does contain bee pollen - do not take if you are allergic to bees. 

 

View this product in the MHNC Dispensary

 
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Vitamin D3 5000 - biospec nutritionals

This high quality Vitamin D is a must have for immune support. Research shows that Vitamin D can decrease the chance of getting a cold, as well as reduce the duration of common colds. Taking this once a day is a great step towards a healthy life!

View this product in the MHNC Dispensary

 

 

Need more symptom specific supplements? 

Other great supplements I recommend are: 

  • Zinc Lozenge + Elderberry Chewable - DaVinci Labs
  • Zinc Glycinate - Nordic Naturals
  • Oscillococcinum - Boiron Homeopathics
  • Echinacea/Gold Propolis Throat Spray - Gaia Herbs

All of these and more can be found in my FullScript Dispensary. Click the button below to view and purchase!

 

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