Should we just dive into the hottest topic of the times? We've talked about safety and detoxification around vaccines before, but we've got some new suggestions with the current and ever-updating information surrounding CV-19 injections.
None of these suggestions have been studied in short or long term models, and are our suggestions based on we've seen thus far in research and clinical practice. These are basic recommendations, not supported by the CDC, or are FDA cleared as a standard of care for anyone.
1. Continue Nutritional Support above for 21 days post-injection.
2. Consider using an Infrared Sauna for detoxification and cellular health
3. Check and see if your body responded! 14-20 days after vaccination re-test immune response to confirm antibody, spike protein, and nucleocapsid levels. While these don't guarantee immunity, they are good indicators if your immune system is reacting. This may be particularly important if you have comorbidities (diabetes, cardiovascular disease, autoimmune conditions). Consider re-testing every 6-12 months to make sure status is maintained.
As always, our goal is to help you stay informed and educated about your own body and support you naturally through the ups, downs, ins, and outs. At this point in time this is our best guess in regards to preventing adverse reactions while simultaneously boosting the immune system. We believe in bodily autonomy, choice, and the power of the human body. If you are seeking additional information in regards to functional medicine, please reach out to email@example.com.
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