Dr Heidi Rootes talks Cold and Flu Prevention with Michael Eckford on CKNW

Dr Heidi Rootes talks Cold and Flu Prevention with Michael Eckford on CKNW

Every year around this time people start taking about cold and flu season.  But is there anything you can do to protect yourself?  Fortunately the answer is yes!

Here is an interview with Dr. Rootes and Mike Eckford on CKNW’s The Shift discussing ways to protect y1ourself against Cold and Flu this season:  http://bit.ly/1cI1PGi

A recap:

  1. Sleep: Aim for between 7 – 9 hours a night Proper sleep produces hormones that support and strengthen your immune system
  2. Avoid sugar, it suppresses your immune system
  3. Manage your stress! High stress produced hormones that suppress your immune system
  4. Exercise:  it not only strengthens your immune system but it also helps with stress management

Dr. Rootes tip to added immune support:  Intravenous Vitamin therapy!  Packed with high dose vitamin C, zinc, selenium, magnesium, B vitamins and minerals this is a life saver for those who are getting sick or having a hard time kicking their bug!