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Team ION*
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Your Immune System Supports You All Year, Treat it in Kind

Your Immune System Supports You All Year, Treat it in Kind
Every year I usually long for a little more summer when fall’s cool days take over and winter is sure to follow. But it is these seasonal changes that are good reminders to appreciate what has kept you healthy throughout the year, what has kept you afloat as cold and flu season approaches. Without question what I have learned to appreciate the most, season after season, is my immune system’s continuous support of my health. I think of it as my always-on life preserver. Unfortunately, that life-preserver can get damaged and result in health issues, both chronic and acute.

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Matthew Bednar PhD
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Gut Damage Symptoms, Causes & How to Heal Naturally

Gut Damage Symptoms, Causes & How to Heal Naturally
Has anyone ever told you to just “trust your gut”? Of course they have, but did you know you really have no choice? Your gut, which extends all the way from your sinuses to your rectum, is the primary barrier between you and the outside world, protecting you from environmental toxins. Every day we rely on this barrier to keep us healthy. However, pesticides, pathogens, and other pollutants can damage tight junctions (the seals between your cells) in the gut lining.

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Guest Blog
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Why We're Not Disinfecting Our Homes (even now!)

Why We're Not Disinfecting Our Homes (even now!)
This is a time we are collectively called to make wise choices to protect everyone’s health and wellbeing, and fortify our family’s immune systems against contagious disease. In times like these, it is critical to understand the facts that matter most.

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Team ION*
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Listen to Your Gut, Your Immune Health is Talking

Listen to Your Gut, Your Immune Health is Talking
We know that the gut is the primary battleground for immune health, but how do we correspond with our frontline defense? By recognizing daily signals that may indicate an immune health issue, such as Celiac or Crohn’s disease, we can be more proactive with our health. Our bodies communicate to us through discomfort so learning to make the connection is key to addressing the problem. Left unchecked, persistent immune issues leave us vulnerable to more serious health conditions. Let us move past this paradigm of accepting less than perfect well-being and boost our immune health today.

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