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  • Strengthening Your Child’s Immune System

    The key to a healthy child is a strong immune system When functioning properly, the immune system fights diseaseproducing organisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites. All children are continuously exposed to these pathogens, but...

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  • Vaccines amd Immune System Damage

    Do Vaccines Disable the Immune System?Parents watch with proud satisfaction as their infant, just a few months old, begins to reach out into the world—tiny hands grasping at toys and gently twirling locks of their mother's hair. Just when they have...

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  • Effect of Chiropractic Treatments on the Endocrine and Immune System in Asthmatic Patients

    Effect of Chiropractic Treatments on the Endocrine and Immune System in Asthmatic Patients Proceedings of the 2002 International Conference on Spinal Manipulation , Toronto Ontario, Canada, Oct 2002: 57-8 Conclusion:   the FCER funded study...

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  • The Effects of Chiropractic on the Immune System: A Review of the Literature

    This paper outlines the many components of the mammalian immune system and the anatomical and physiological connections suggesting that the nervous system plays a role in the modulation of immune response. The few studies attempting to measure the...

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  • Supporting the Immune System for the Care and Prevention of Autoimmunity

    Autism is an early-onset biological disorder that causes severe deficits of higher mental functions, as well as behavioral manifestations. There is no single, clear-cut cause. Causally speaking, immune factors, neurochemical factors, antibiotics,...

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  • Studies on Effects of Spinal Manipulation on the Immune Response

    The immune and endocrine systems are integrated through mutual communication mediated by endogenous mediators such as cytokines and neuroendocrine peptides. Scientific evidence also shows that activation of the autonomic nervous system may...

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  • Immune System Supplements for Children

    Excerpt from FLU: Alternative Treatments and Prevention, Randall Neustaedter OMD, North Atlantic Books, 2005 Children can take a few simple, specific supplements to maintain a strong and vital immune system during the fall and winter months when...

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  • How Do Vaccines Work? Immune Mechanisms and Consequences

    From Dr. Moskowitz’s previous article in Pathways (issue 10), we learned that the theoretical effect of vaccines on the infectious diseases they are designed to protect against is misleading at best. He also illuminated the potential long-term...

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  • Challenging the Theory of Artificial Immunity

    The practice of vaccination against disease began in 1796 by Edward Jenner, who used the pus of blisters from cowpox to vaccinate people against smallpox. Despite the fact that vaccination is perhaps viewed as the strongest preventive measure against...

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  • How We Are Making Our Children Sick

    The purpose of the immune system is to allow us to live in harmony with our environment. In fact, most of the trillions of foreign cells present within our body coexist peacefully, and in some cases even contribute to our health and well-being. In...

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  • Natural Immunity

    In order to use vaccinations wisely, we need to understand exactly how they work. Vaccines are designed to cause an increase in antibody levels (titers) against a specific bacterium or virus, thus preventing illness from that ...

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  • An Overview of Neuroimmunomodulation and a Possible Correlation with Musculoskeletal System Function

    There is an increasing body of evidence that the nervous system is capable of modulating the immune response. Receptors for neuromodulators and neurohormones have been found on human T lymphocytes. Activation of these receptors can be stimulatory or...

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  • A Holistic Perspective on the Digestive System of Infants and Children

    Infants and children are not simply small adults, especially when it comes to feeding and nourishing their little bodies. They are less able than adults to receive, transform and assimilate the nutrients given to them. Infants and children are born...

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  • Breastfeeding, A Complex Support System for the Offspring

    Presented at Pediatrics International (2002), this paper addresses the realtionship between breastfeeding and infants’ improved immune system function. Via several mechanisms it seems that human milk can actively...

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  • The Reflex Effects of Subluxation: The Autonomic Nervous System

    There is no shortage of theories to explain the role of the subluxation in disease and the effect of the adjustment in relieving symptomatology. The autonomic nervous system has often been invoked in constructing mechanisms to account for the effects...

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  • Cold and Flu Care

    Thriving Through the Season with Colds and FluTaking care of sick children can be a rather challenging aspect of being a parent. Waking up in the middle of the night to the sounds of your child's cough, feeling your child's feverish body against...

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  • How to Reboot Your Nervous System for Optimum Performance

    Have you ever seen a healthy newborn baby appear bored? Of course not. Babies radiate awe, joy, wonder, vitality, energy, life, and rejuvenation. It’s their natural state. But it’s your natural state, too. You are always in touch with the vitality of...

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  • Children's Immune Systems

    Many people have asked what I recommend to protect children from getting serious infectious diseases. Here is an immune-strengthening program. Avoid antibiotics Use natural treatments for ear infections, viruses, sore throats, and coughs. Reserve...

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  • Leaky Gut Syndrome

    Leaky Gut Syndrome: A Modern EpidemicLeaky Gut Syndrome (LGS) is a major cause of disease and dysfunction in modern society, and in my practice accounts for at least 50% of chronic complaints, as confirmed by laboratory tests. In discussing LGS, I...

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  • Ear Infections in Kids: Natural Remedies to Ease Ear Pain and Enhance Function

    My wife and I have been in private practice, specializing in helping children and their families for the past 11 years. Of all the issues that happen with our pediatric patients, ear infection is probably the most common. We compiled this information...

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