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hat Doctors Don't Tell You
Feed a fever
Treating a fever

© What Doctors Don't Tell You (Volume 16, Issue 11)

* Eliminate alcohol, caffeine, refined foods and sugar.

* Increase fluid intake.

* Supplement with: vitamin C at 1 g/day or more can reduce the severity and duration of cold and flu symptoms beta-carotene/vitamin A at 15,000-50,000 IU/day can help lower a fever zinc at 10-30 mg/day.

* Homoeopathic remedies to try: Belladonna helps with throbbing pain, a ‘burning’ fever or if pupils are dilated (Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther, 1997; 35: 296-301) Pulsatilla is ideal for fever due to ear infection (Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther, 1997; 35: 296-301) Aconite works for treating colds in their early stages.

* Herbal remedies to try: Echinacea purpurea boosts the immune system, helping the body to fight fever naturally (J Alt Complement Med, 2000; 6: 327-34) moxa (Artemisia) is best used together with acupuncture against the worst symptoms of colds and flu (Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi, 1993; 18: 44-8, 63-4) elderberry (Sambucus nigra) extract helps reduce fever and infections of the throat, sinuses, ears and upper respiratory tract (J Alt Complement Med, 1995; 1: 361-9).

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