Winter Preparedness

Kellams Chiropractic

Entering the winter season with a vital and resilient immune system should be a priority for anyone. Over the past 15 years we have learned that the immune system is intimately intertwined with the nervous and endocrine system. Mental and hormonal states can dramatically affect the immune system and should always be supported, particularly during the time of year when colds and flu are most common.

Action Steps for Health…

  1. Drink lots of filtered water and warm liquids: hot teas (herbal), vinegar honey water, soups and vegetable broths.
  2. Keep your body warm, avoid getting chilled, wear a hat with ear covers (30-55% of body heat escapes through the top of the head). Wear gloves and maintain adequate foot warmth and dryness.
  3. Exercise out in nature. This revitalizes the endocrine system. Exposure to sunlight (no UV sunglasses) is part of this process.
  4. Take one or two hot baths during the…

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