Editor’s Note: This article is the author’s view, of course: it should be used for educational purposes only and should not be used for diagnosis or to guide treatment without the advice of a health professional. Any of us who are concerned about his or her health should contact a doctor for advice.
The body has immense healing capabilities when it can use its own resources.
Each year millions of vaccines are given. Some people have an immediate reaction following the injection and others have frequent long-term reactions, such as colds and viruses. So what causes these reactions and the differences between them? First, let’s look at the immune system and how it is affected by vaccines.
The Immune System
The immune system is made up of the thymus gland, spleen, bone marrow, adenoids, tonsils and the lymphatic system. The thymus and bone marrow produce lymphocytes (white blood cells) and destroy invaders such as bacteria, viruses and fungal and parasitic infections.
The body uses natural barriers to protect itself from invaders, like the skin and hair. This is passive immunity. Then we gain what is called acquired immunity, which is the body’s response to invaders over the years. These organisms go into a filing system and when the body meets the returning invaders it can deal with them in a natural response. The tonsils, adenoids and lymph nodes all protect the body by keeping invaders from entering the blood stream.
How a Vaccine Affects the Body
After a vaccine is injected, it introduces large amounts of antigens straight into the bloodstream. When this happens, the body’s natural defense mechanisms are bypassed and the immune system registers an attack. The immune system is thus weakened and cannot protect itself by stimulation and the production of antibodies (natural immunity), making us even more susceptible to invaders.
When antibiotics are introduced on top of the vaccination it becomes even harder for the body to protect itself, especially in children dealing with infections. The body has immense healing capabilities when it can use its own resources.
How to Build Immunity
>> Breastfeed your children during their passive immunity stage. As they reach the acquired immunity stage, try natural antibiotics such as Echinacea and garlic. These have no side effects and help strengthen the immune system.
> Do a gentle detox, like drinking a mixture of distilled water, vitamin C and garlic.
> Fix your biochemistry with a hair mineral analysis.
> Have a reflexology session to aid circulation and proper hormone function.
> Do gentle exercises to rid the body of toxins through the skin and help flush toxins from the organs and lymphatic system.
> Avoid pollutants, smoke, alcohol and processed foods and add lots of vegetables to your diet.
Bonus: this info has been added by your friendly local editor, and did not come via the author, and so represents various points of view:
Sources re the article:
September 27, 2011,Vaccines Have Serious Side Effects – The Institute of Medicine Says So!, Accessed September, 2012
Ann Gillanders, The Complete Reflexology Tutor, Octopus Publishing Group, 2007
Lawrence Wilson, M.D., Nutritional Balancing And Hair Mineral Analysis, L.D. Wilson Consultants, Inc., 1991
Stefanie DeWysockie is the owner of Taken Back to Nature, LLC, and a holistic health practitioner, yoga and prenatal yoga instructor, writer and author. She loves nature and creating; she makes skin care products without harmful chemicals or preservatives and works in her field as a health and fitness counselor. You can follow her at www.takenbacktonature.com or www.facebook.com/holistichealthnow.
Ed: Stephanie V.