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November 19, 2019

Hi! I’m Dr. Zyrowski from,
and in this video what I want to do is talk about how to avoid the flu naturally and there’s
not a better place to do it than outside in a winter wonderland like it is here in Michigan. We currently have eight inches of snow. So the flu also known as the h1n1 has been
around for over 50 years. It really hasn’t changed much; it’s remained the same. It’s it’s also not considered to be very serious
you know though you’re going to be uncomfortable you get some fevers, some chills, a little
bit of vomiting involved with that. It’s not comfortable by any means but certainly not
considered to be a very serious problem. You know when we look at the flu right now
you know they call it a big pandemic. You got to be afraid of it and
and all these problems are coming out of it. They’re pushing a lot of people to get the
flu vaccine, and at first it was you know everyone over the age of 65 needs to be vaccinated. But then it turned into everyone over the
age of six months now. And so the thing is is that the flu vaccine
has proven to be not very useful. You know at best they’re finding it to be
30% effective. And then we look at leading researchers around
the world like Tom Jefferson from the Cochrane Database. You know he basically says you know the flu
vaccine the the studies done on it are deeply flawed and then you know he also said though
rubbish isn’t a scientific term it is what describes the flu vaccine. So you know leading researchers around the
world aren’t putting their their pennies behind it. So you know I don’t know that you should either,
but anyway if you want more about it you can go ahead and go in the description below and
I’ll put a link to an article I wrote on it. So when it comes to you know both scientifically
and naturally avoiding the flu there’s a couple things that we can do. You know first of all we have to consider
the flu. It always comes around the same time of
year where there’s a lot of holidays, a lot of sleep deprivation, eating too much, too
much sugar. You know all the things that are known to
drive your immune system down and open up the Gateway for you know bacteria and viruses
to really come in and beat you up a little bit. And then the other thing interesting about
the flu is that it always attacks when people aren’t getting enough vitamin D, right. So
if you look at the sky above me here you know we’re not getting too much sunshine here in
Michigan. You know last year in Michigan in January
we only had one day of sunshine. So to give you an idea like you know when
you’re supposed to get 30 minutes of sunshine every day in order to get enough vitamin D.
People are very vitamin D deficient. So what I’m gonna do is give you a couple
tips on how you can boost your immune system naturally. And the first is make sure that you’re getting
enough sleep. So you know the T cells are involved with
immune response and it’s scientifically proven their studies to show that when you get a
lack of sleep the T cells actually decrease and the inflammatory cytokines increase. So that really just opens up the Gateway for
you to get some sort of illness, viral infection, bacterial infections. So you really want to make sure that you’re
getting enough sleep during the holidays. Eight hours of sleep is preferable. The other big thing that you can do is increase
your antioxidants. Okay so whether you’re taking it in supplement
form or making sure you’re getting a lot of foods rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants are always proven to boost your
immune system and give your body the nutrients needed in order to help you avoid getting
sick. So let’s circle back to vitamin D. Vitamin
D is absolutely necessary and probably one of the most scientifically proven things to
really help you avoid the flu. So the reason for this is vitamin D is required
by the immune cells in order to produce AMPs, also known as antimicrobial proteins. These antimicrobial proteins kill the flu
virus and essentially keep you healthy. Now the next big thing that you can do is
watch your sugar intake. Right you know the holidays are here. Right during this big peak flu season. Everybody’s you know… you got Thanksgiving,
you got Christmas, you have New Year’s and everybody is just having a good time eating
a lot of sweets and drinking a lot of sodas and things like that. Really make sure that you’re watching your
sugar intake because basically what this is going to do is just drag your immune system
down and open up the gateways for you to get sick again. So watch your sugar intake, and you know use
other forms of sweeteners such as xylitol, stevia, erythritol and from there you’ll
decrease your sugar intake and it’s not going to hurt your immune system. And last if not least make sure you’re getting
that exercise in. Because exercise is always scientifically
proven to boost your immune system and increase t-cell activity which is going to help kill
the viruses as well so exercise is an excellent way to boost your immune system. So once again I’m gonna post the article in
the description below about this topic of how to avoid the flu. But besides that I hope that you are making
better choices so that you can avoid the flu, stay healthy, and you know be informed when it comes to
natural health. So I hope you make it a great day. Don’t forget to subscribe to the channel and
give the video a thumbs up. If you have any further questions, post them
in the comment section below.


  • Reply Big Mama December 21, 2017 at 3:59 am

    This is just what I needed. My kids and I always get sick in the winter, but the flu vaccine doesn't sit well with me. Do you have a Vitamin D you recommend?

  • Reply Eximius Chiropractic December 23, 2017 at 2:18 pm

    Great Information & very timely!

  • Reply Auntie Joy's Toys January 20, 2018 at 2:38 am

    wish I would've watched this video when you published it. i'm hitting the bell icon now so i don't miss out on future videos that can save me from getting sick.

  • Reply Samantha Merkau January 21, 2018 at 5:46 pm

    I couldn’t agree more with you Dr Nick. Thank you, Thank you for enforcing what I have been saying for years. Sleep, healthy food, exercise, and Vitamin D…yesssss.

  • Reply Rosalie Carr April 16, 2018 at 7:45 am

    Hi Dr. Nick, I have the flu right now, today is day four, I already do everything that you mention, I don't eat processed "food" or sugar, just before I got sick I had a clay detox drink, I'm wondering if that could be the reason I'm sick, I would appreciate your thoughts, thank you.

  • Reply Frankie Fernandez November 23, 2018 at 2:39 pm

    I've generally been in Ketosis for about a year with Intermittent fasting and have not gotten sick at all. I used to get sick several times a year when I was 60+ pounds overweight. Like the doctor said about the importance of sleep. I make sure I get good sleep every night, get some sun during the day and also try to avoid stressful people. No flu shot needed!

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