WHO Declares End to 2009 H1N1 Influenza Pandemic


According to our government, we are not at the same risk we were last year with regard to the Swine Flu (H1N1)  http://www.hhs.gov/news/press/2010pres/08/20100810b.html      I am really glad that we are not going to see the warnings on the news daily.  Here is an excerpt from their website: 

 The U.S. 2010-2011 influenza vaccine will protect against an H3N2 virus, an influenza B virus, and the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus that caused the first global pandemic in more than 40 years and resulted in substantial illness, hospitalizations and deaths. In the United States, the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recently recommended that everyone 6 months of age and older be vaccinated against influenza each season.  Pregnant women, young children, and anyone with underlying health conditions like asthma, diabetes and neuromuscular diseases are at especially high risk for influenza-related complications and, therefore, should be vaccinated as soon as vaccine becomes available. Vaccine manufacturers are predicting an ample supply of influenza vaccine for the upcoming 2010-2011 U.S. influenza season.

I do not want anyone to contract the flu virus this fall/winter season.  I believe that there are natural, holistic protocols that will protect everyone, even those who are listed above as at high risk.  Toward the end of August, my family will start taking natural herbal infection fighters and immune system boosters to ensure that we again sail through the flu season without succumbing to the virus. 

In fact, we should be working all year-long on improving our immune systems.  This can be accomplished through exercise, choosing the right diet, and supplementation where necessary.  If these are new concepts to you, I would be happy to help you find the resources you need so you can stay informed and protect your health.

Until next time,

Polly

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About Polly Heil-Mealey, ND, P.Sc., HHP, M.Ed., C.C.I.

Dr. Polly Heil-Mealey is the Past-President of the International Iridology Practitioners Association (IIPA), as well as an IIPA Certified Iridologist with a Master’s Degree in Education, and a Naturopathic degree. She has been involved in education and Biblical health care since 1994. Dr. Polly has been active in both television and radio, presenting community service programs covering various topics. An international traveler, she gives seminars on alternative health practices, incorporating iridology and Biblical nutritional counseling. Dr. Polly now uses her expert ability to communicate vital and useful information to help her clients build or restore their health. One of Dr. Polly’s greatest passions is to see her clients restore their health through natural therapies. Every success story confirms the need for education in holistic practices. Dr. Polly brings a high level of dedication and commitment to her clientele. She has touched the lives of many with her concern and selfless devotion. The verse “My people perish for lack of knowledge,” is a scripture that touches every level of society. As clients learn and understand holistic protocols, they are able to improve their health drastically by incorporating diet and lifestyle changes. Dr. Polly is married to Stephen Hale, and together they have eight children. Both are very active in their church and serve on various boards in their community. Dr. Polly is also the director of Women’s Ministries of her church. Dr. Polly and Stephen reside in Humble, Texas.
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