This can be a nasty, even lethal illness. Pneumonia can be caused by a virus or by bacteria. It often follows another lesser illness such as a cold or flu or condition affecting the lungs. Antibiotics are certainly a possible need in bacterial pneumonia.  

Symptoms are:

  • chest pain with breathing or with a cough
  • fever
  • fatigue or extreme tiredness
  • shortness of breath
  • nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea

You get pneumonia with a weakened immune system.

Immuplex from Standard Process is the best immune building or rejuvenating supplement. High quality echinacea such as Medi Herb Echinacea Premium enhances immune potency. It is costly but nothing on the market is even half as potent. Most echinacea sold in the USA is worthless. Only the root of the angustfolia and purpurea subspecies contains significant levels of the potent active ingredients and even then you get varying degrees of potency. For example, if the root gets old and dries out in the air the potent part of the herb is lost. I have said this before but here it is again: if you chew your product it should make your whole mouth tingle for several minutes. It your product does not do this it is worthless; devoid of the active ingredient. No matter how cheap it is, you are wasting your money if it does not cause that tingle. I can just see some fool coming up with a chemical that makes your mouth tingle to then fool others into thinking they are getting the real thing. 

If you recently had the flu, even if mild, and it lasted more than a week or two you probably need a good dose of Immuplex. That is just what is showing up as needed with muscle testing.  Let's just say what has been going around the past few months tends to beat up the immune system. If you have not done a liver handling recently, consider this, too. Livaplex is a great liver detox and rejuvenation. It helps the body make glutathione which is a key antioxidant molecule in your body. It also detoxifies hydrogen peroxide buildup. The liver helps get rid of the extra cell waste of the immune system killing off the disease and breaking up the dead cells of your body and the disease.

Congaplex and Andrographis Complex (which contains the above echinacea), is great to take at the first little sign that you may be getting ill. One private school I know of recently had over half of the class out with the flu. That same flu was all over in the part of Florida where I spent the month of January. Drop in and let's see if you need an immune system rebuild. The check Is FREE the supplements are not.


Dr. Mike Spearman

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