There’s a new virus on the block and it’s raising hell. Pharmaceutical companies mass produce vaccinations. Doctors and government agencies recommend them. (Some government bodies insist!) We’re in the middle of a pandemic and it’s flu season!
No wonder people are getting vaccinated.
In this month’s issue of Vitality magazine, Dr. Zoltan Rona, M.D., M.Sc., Complementary Medicine practitioner in Toronto, writes an enlightening article that dispels the media hype about the seriousness of H1N1, provides natural solutions to vaccinations and tells us why he doesn’t recommend them.
If you have time, please read, “Vaccination Controversy“.
Why do some docs say, “Stay away from vaccines”?
Here are some of the highlights from Dr. Rona’s article:
- Limited clinical testing before releasing it to the public in order to get on top of the situation.
- No more effective than a placebo. Some reliable studies have called into question the necessity of vaccinations.
- Toxic ingredients. Many vaccinations carry `fillers’ that have been linked to cancer, autoimmune, brain damage and several neuro-degenerative diseases. Among the chemical cocktail: formaldehyde, thimerosal (a preservative and derivative of mercury), aluminum and mercury.
Who should get vaccinated?
Most doctors seem to agree that certain people are at risk for complications steaming from the flu and H1N1: pregnant women; caregivers and household contacts of children younger than 6 months; children 6 months to 5 years of age; health care providers; people over the age of 65; and people ages 25 to 64 with existing health problems.
The CDC (Center for Disease Control) does not recommend that pregnant women, very young children and people with compromised immune systems receive the nasal vaccine (which contains the live virus).
Isn’t it interesting that the people who are most at risk for the flu are recommended to stay away from the vaccinations (at least the live version)? And why should we get vaccinated again?
Natural solutions to vaccinations
Many consider the flu as an inevitable fact of winter, but this is not necessarily the case. Although our lifestyles may not always allow it, the best way to prevent this viral illness is to keep our health at its optimum. This can be done by getting enough rest, limiting stress and by eating a nutritious diet.
Dr. Zoltan Rona, Vaccination Controversy, Vitality magazine, October 2009.
Dr. Rona also stresses the importance of nutritional supplementation and outlines some hard evidence for its effectiveness in boosting the immune system. Here are the highlights:
- vitamin A
- beta carotene (provitamin A)
- vitamin C
- vitamin D (antibiotic properties may be more effective than vaccinations!)
- vitamin B6
Flu extras you might be interested in
Again, the article is well-worth the read but if for those who want just the nuts and bolts, Dr. Rona also shares with us:
- Vaccine exemption in Canada. If anyone tries a fast one and says you HAVE to get vaccinated, just print, fill out and get this form notarized. It’s your choice and this affidavit will protect you.
- More flu information: credible resources like the National Vaccine Information Center and vaccination is not immunization.
What do you consider acceptable risks?
What are your thoughts on vaccination for the flu and H1N1?