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Mari says ...
I usually load up on Vitamin C during cold and flu season.
10/25/2011 7:43:47 PM CDT
Elena says ...
I truly believe in natural, homeopatic medicine. It can be as powerful as pills.
10/25/2011 9:25:02 PM CDT
anita b. says ...
i totally believe in homeopathy remedies. i wish my parents started me young.i just discovered it at age 28. :(
10/25/2011 9:34:01 PM CDT
Kathy Rambousek says ...
I agree with the comments about treating symptoms early w/homeopatic remedies. I love how I can feel good about my whole family being able to use these remedies without side effects and worries about interacting negatively with other medications.
10/25/2011 9:45:53 PM CDT
Amber says ...
I try to eat lots of fresh produce to combat the cold and flu.
10/25/2011 9:52:15 PM CDT
Elena says ...
I take multivitamins and eat lots of oranges to get extra vitamin C.
10/25/2011 10:13:58 PM CDT
Cynthia C says ...
Really, I think the best thing you can do is avoid crowds as much as possible and wash your hands often.
10/26/2011 6:07:14 AM CDT
Valerie Taylor Mabrey says ...
I drink orange juice and wash my hands often
10/26/2011 2:54:38 PM CDT
Janice Cooper says ...
I try and stay hydrated by drinking lots of water and juice.
10/26/2011 6:18:56 PM CDT
heather stewart says ...
used homeopathic teething drops with my daughter and loved them. Seemed to work way better than baby orajel and teething gels did.
10/26/2011 8:09:23 PM CDT
Dana says ...
I have used some homeopathic medicines and they do work. I'm surprised at the negative comments on this blog actually-it has been used for hundreds of years effectively and safely.
10/26/2011 8:49:46 PM CDT
Rachel says ...
Thanks for the information. I've been trying to stay away from traditional medication.
10/26/2011 8:57:45 PM CDT
Erica C. says ...
I'd love to give some homeopathic formulas to see how they work for me.
10/26/2011 9:08:20 PM CDT
Amanda Alvarado says ...
Wow there are a lot of differing opinions on this! I have never really used homeopathic remedies so I can't attest to their working. I do know that taking certain vitamins, minerals and herbs can help build up your immune system but that's about the extent of my knowledge!
10/26/2011 10:10:34 PM CDT
Dee says ...
I've never really understood what homeopathy was so your explanation and podcast discussion really helped a lot. It sounds interesting and pretty effective.
10/26/2011 10:51:19 PM CDT
JulieK says ...
Despite the fact that there seem to be some controversy on this podcast about the use / benefits of homeopathic remedies...I do believe that it's a good idea for things like the common cold and flu to use natural / homeopathic PREVENTATIVE methods to avoid getting sick in the first place. Our bodies are designed with an immune system that can be kept health and strong with various natural methods!
10/26/2011 10:56:46 PM CDT
Anne Loyd says ...
I enjoyed this podcast and learned quite a bit about the options to help with allergies. I also learned that a combination of treatments may also be necessary. Thank you for sharing this podcast.
10/27/2011 12:22:23 AM CDT
Shannon Egan says ...
I never get sick during flu season! Not since I was a toddler. Maybe I'm just lucky but I keep warm so my immune system isn't effected and take vitamin C supplements.
10/27/2011 1:14:29 AM CDT
Patricia N says ...
Good suggestions I plan on trying for the upcoming cold and flu season.
10/27/2011 6:37:48 AM CDT
Jennie Swencki says ...
Thank you for the information. I learned a lot
10/27/2011 8:17:50 AM CDT
Denise L says ...
I have had a lot of questions about homeopathic remedies. Some of the information in your podcast is at odds with what I've heard in the past - this prompts more investigation on my part - never a bad thing. Thanks for sharing!
10/27/2011 10:09:22 AM CDT
fawn says ...
It seems like results are highly individualized. To date, I have not had success with homeopathic products, but I don't doubt that they have helped some.
10/27/2011 11:37:28 AM CDT
Terri says ...
We try to eat lots of fresh organic fruit and vegetables, drink at least 80 oz of filtered water a day and wash hands frequently. We rarely get colds or the flu.
10/27/2011 12:26:52 PM CDT
Trisha W. says ...
Thank you for sharing this post. I did not realize that the FDA regulated these types of medicines.
10/27/2011 12:47:18 PM CDT
Chevelle S. says ...
I have yet to give homeopathic treatments a try, even though I have often thought of doing so. I know many friends who swear by natural treatments for their ailments, from the common cold to fibromyalgia. Sometimes I wonder if it is all in our minds. If we "will" ourselves to think that one form of treatment will work better over another. I see a lot of comments heavily in the direction of either homeopathic vs. western medicine & I suppose much like any thing else in life, it's a personal pereference & what works for one person may not work for another. That said, I may try some natural remedies for an inury I recently sustained & see if I can tell an honest difference. Thanks for doing these podcasts, either way :)
10/27/2011 12:55:27 PM CDT

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