Five Ways to Beat the Sniffles!

Do the Spring (or any season) sniffles have you down?  This is the time of year when many people are gearing up to get their “summer bodies” – which makes me think of “summer cars.”  You know, super fancy, expensive imports or precious antiques that can only come out when the conditions are perfect?  Similar to the carefully cultivated, highly labor-intensive physiques that get paraded around on the beach for a few weeks – or months, if the “owners” are lucky.  Heaven forbid there be a sprinkling of carbs.  Those bodies aren’t made for that!  Aren’t we ready to have bodies that are fit and functional and ready for impromptu “drop-trou” occasions like mid-winter hot tub parties?  But I digress…

Just as you were getting really serious (really, really this time for SURE, totally sticking to it serious) about your New Year’s Resolutions (remember those?), you were struck down with the dreaded Spring sniffles.  Seems like cruel and ironic punishment for making it through the Winter Deep Freeze, only to get a dose of germs just as (or maybe partly because) the weather warmed up.  But before you buy out the local pharmacy stock of Dayquil or NeoCitran, here are some suggestions* to get you feeling better (and keep you feeling better), naturally.  Too sick to read?  You can of course check out my Instagram video series and Facebook posts.

*Remember of course that I am NOT a doctor and you should always discuss treatment plans and strategies with your trusted health care professional.

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