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How to Prevent Flu & Colds

This article provides you not only an effective way to deal with the flu and colds but also a way to promote self-healing. There are also a few home remedies for you to use at home. Your lifestyle directly affects your ability to ward of sickness. Here are some general rules to follow in winter when the temperature is cold.

  1. Dress properly. Do not expose your upper back to cold. If you have weak lung energy, wear a scarf around your neck when the temperature drops quickly (such as when a child is waiting for the school bus in the morning or late a night). Always wears pants in cold weather – even indoors.
  2. Practice good nutrition. Do not skip meals. Add extra snacks. Take Chinese herbs daily to boost your immune system. (Master Lee will customize the herb formulas for each client based on the survey questionnaire completed by the client).
  3. Ensure quality sleep. Go to bed a half hour earlier to prepare yourself for a restful sleep. Reduce sexual activity (according to Chinese medicine, sexual activity exhausts vital energy).
  4. Drink sufficient liquid. Follow the Chinese medicine concept. Constantly swish liquid in your mouth throughout the day. If you visit the bathroom hourly, you are drinking too much too fast. If you visit the bathroom every 3-4 hours, you may be dehydrated.
  5. Exercise. Do not overdo it! Too much exercise and sweat can do more harm than good to your immune system. Exercise can reduce the “Wei Qi” which is the body's protective energy. Daily skin massages are important. By spending less than 1-2 minutes to give yourself a whole-body scrub from head to toe, you can boost the skin's resistance to outside temperature change. Also, massage the “Dan Tien” - the abdominal area between the naval and pubic bone. This should be done after each bathroom visit or at least twice daily to naturally improve the body's immune system. Do the Chinese Bow daily to channel the spinal cord's energy.
  6. Hygiene. Shower properly. Avoid catching cold after a hot shower. Be sure to dress properly. Do not soak your feet in cold, wet areas or water. Douche the nasal passageway twice daily during the flu season by using a few drops of saline solution in each nostril (be sure to flush the nose, then spit it out). This is very important for people who catch a cold or have weak lung energy. Practice Chinese Qi-Con breathing to reduce daily stress and remove unnecessary thoughts.
  7. Use Home healing remedies! Master Lee has his own magic remedy called Moxa. If you use a Moxa heat stick twice weekly (in addition to maintain a health lifestyle), you can prevent not only cold and flu symptoms, but also boost your energy level and heal your allergy symptoms and other complaints as well. Try Chinese warm/hot soup. Use this soup to stop the progression of the flu or cold as soon as you feel exposed (within the first 24 hours, before symptoms develop).

    To make the soup, follow these simple directions:

    8-16 oz of water
    5-6 shavings of ginger (1/4 inch thick)
    1 small crushed/chopped onion

    Bring these ingredients to a boil for 3-5 minutes. Mix with brown sugar (or regular sugar) and drink when it is warm or hot. Go to bed early to make sure you get sufficient rest. 

    As a result, you may find that you will be cold-free!

I can successfully treat you for colds and the flu in my office. I have over 40+ years of experience and acupuncture for these types of complaints are highly effective.

The essence of Chinese medicine states that you made yourself sick and you can heal yourself too. You will see improvement in less than 6 visits. The first few visits will take up to 2 hours for each office visit. I will examine, diagnose, educate and treat you in the same time. If you are willing to take charge of your own health, I promise you it works.

Click here to make an appointment with Master Lee today.

You can also click here to purchase a home healing kit for colds and the flu.

We have over 40 years of practical experience in acupuncture, eastern medicine and pharmacy.  Our clinic, Mr. Lee and his father Dr. Lee developed the Home Healing Kit for people who are willing to learn how to take charge of their daily health.  The healing system will help with the prevention and healing of the most complaints without having to take drugs daily.  It is designed to relieve complaints that many people have everyday.  Mr. Lee will teach clients how to use the heating sticks on specific points unique to their problems.  It is an easy, economical and effective way to heal yourself at home.  You can order the kit by contacting our office today.

Influenza A (H1N1) Update:
WHO Raises Alert to Pandemic Level (Phase 6)

The World Health Organization (WHO) raised its alert level for the H1N1 flue to Phase 6 on Thursday, deeming it the first influenza pandemic of the 21st century. The agency decided to include the warning level for H1N1, which indicates that the outbreak has become a full-scale pandemic, on the basis of available evidence and expert assessments.

"The world is now at the start of the 2009 influenza pandemic," WHO Director General Margaret Chan told a news conference in Geneva, Switzerland. "We have good reason to believe that this pandemic will be of moderate severity, and we know from experience that severity can vary on many factors from one country to another," she added.

Phase 6 implies that a new strain of influenza to which most or all people are susceptible is spreading freely in at least two regions of the world. The declaration of the top alert level effectively acknowledges that there is "community transmission" of H1N1 beyond Mexico, the United States, and Canada.

As of Thursday, WHO reported that there had been 28,744 cases of H1N1 infection, including 144 deaths, in 74 countries.

Useful Resources:

Virginia Department of Health 
Centers for Disease Control 
Health and Human Services 
Food and Drug Administration 
World Health Organization 
US Government H1N1 Flu Site 

If you take medication daily or spend $50 dollars or more each month for this complaint. You must see me or order my home healing kit right now or ASAP.

We have a home healing kit specifically for flu & colds.  Click here for more information.

Check out the testimonials section for comments from our satisfied clients with Cold & Flu.

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