Does Cold Weather Weaken Your Immune System?

Your mother may have told you that you’ll catch your death of cold, but it was only recently that scientists were able to prove that cold weather does indeed make people sick. Yale University scientists found that lower temperatures weaken the nose’s first line of immune defenses. The researchers discovered that cooler temperatures result in a “sluggish […]

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What Should You Take for Bronchitis

A Definition of Bronchitis A respiratory disease that occurs when the mucus membrane in the bronchial passages within the lungs become inflamed, bronchitis may result in coughing spells that occur with phlegm and breathlessness. Bronchitis may occur in one of two forms: acute, which lasts one to three weeks, and chronic, which lasts at least three […]

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What Causes Sinusitis?

A Definition of Sinusitis Sinusitis occurs when your sinuses (those hollow air spaces within the bones surrounding your nose) become inflamed. Sinuses produce mucus, which drains into the nose, but if your nose is swollen, the sinuses become blocked, which causes pain. There are several types of sinusitis: acute, subacute, chronic, and recurrent. Acute sinusitis, which […]

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What Should You Take for a Sinus Infection?

The pressure in your head and ears, the stuffy and runny nose, the drainage running down your throat, the fever – these are the telltale signs of a sinus infection. Sinus infections are painful and make it difficult to work or concentrate because of all of the congestion and head pain. Sinusitis occurs when the sinuses […]

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What Causes a Dry Cough?

By definition, a dry cough does not produce any mucus or phlegm. Sometimes called a tickle cough, a dry cough typically results from an infection caused by cold and flu viruses. A dry cough also may be triggered by environmental pollutants that irritate the throat, such as cigarette smoke. Dry coughs occur when the back […]

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How to Prevent the Flu: Tips from 30 Health and Flu Prevention Experts on the Best Way to Avoid Getting Sick with the Flu this Winter

It’s that time of year again! The season where the temperature drops dramatically, snowfall is inevitable, and your chance of getting sick is at its highest. And while providing natural immune boosting health solutions throughout the year is our specialty here at Del Immune, we know that when it comes to staying healthy during the […]

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When It Comes to the Rhinovirus, We are Outnumbered!

I recently came across an article claiming that the population of rhinoviruses—the primary viruses that causes the common cold—is about one billion trillion. That rhinovirus number is so amazingly huge, that I had to put it into context to even comprehend it: There are about 150 billion rhinovirus particles for every person on the planet. If […]

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