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Preventing Season’s Sneezings: How to Prepare Your Family’s Immunity for the Holidays

Preventing Season’s Sneezings: How to Prepare Your Family’s Immunity for the Holidays

The holidays are just around the corner and you know what that means: family, friends, food and… flu? Yes, busy holiday schedules, cold weather, and cramped quarters do more than lend to the magic of the season, they also create the ideal conditions for the spread of bacteria and viruses, from the common cold to influenza to gastrointestinal viruses, and even the coronavirus.

The good news, though, is that it is possible to gather together with the ones you love most without having to share more than just great memories. It’s possible to build a fortress of protection around yourself and your family with just a few immune-boosting steps.

Bolstering your family’s immune system in advance of the busy holiday season is really all about making good choices and prioritizing self-care. It means, for instance, eating a well-balanced diet packed with the nutrients the body needs to perform at its best, no matter what cold weather, chaotic schedules, and cramped celebratory gatherings throw at you and yours. It also means getting consistent, quality sleep, even when your family is away from home, and making time for regular, moderate exercise. (Even a family walk after dinner or a rousing game of Duck, Duck, Goose with the littles counts!) And, finally, it means getting a bit of extra immune support when you and yours need it.

Prioritize Probiotics

It might come as something of a surprise, but if you’re looking to shore up your family’s immune health, you need to start with more than just clean hands and good ventilation. (Though these are certainly important!) But the true immune super power isn’t in the environment. It’s in the gut. Research has shown that the gut microbiome has a profound influence on wellness in general and on immune health in particular.

That’s why immune-boosting probiotics may well be your family’s most effective weapon in the fight against bacteria and viruses this holiday season. When you combine these disease-fighting superstars with a one-two punch of immuno-supportive vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, vitamin D, vitamin B, and zinc, you’re building a scaffold of protection to help keep your family strong and healthy throughout the holidays and beyond the winter cold and flu season.

How Prime Wellness Can Help

At Prime Wellness, we are proud to offer a range of products to support our clients’ immune health, including probiotics supplementation to support total gut health and IV therapies for rapid and robust immune support. We also offer comprehensive laboratory testing on-site, enabling our expert team of functional medicine specialists to build a customized immune-building regime for adults, children, seniors, and persons with compromised immune systems or pre-existing health conditions. Contact the caring team at Prime Wellness to discuss how we can help you and yours enjoy a truly healthy, happy holiday season!


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IV Therapy

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The Immune Bag - $175

This is the best IV bag when you are trying to prevent sickness, stay well, or are treating a sickness. This vitamin IV bag contains high doses of vitamin C and other nutrients to make your immune system strong again.

New patients are required to do an IV consult prior to having an IV administered at our office. Please contact our office to book your IV consult appointment.


Vitamin Injections

Vitamin injections are administered anywhere from weekly to monthly to help with anything from immunity, energy, and recovery, to adrenal stress reduction. We offer injections with B vitamins, vitamin C, glutathione, and more. Injections are done at our office as well as at several satellite clinics all through San Diego. No appointment is required, all places are on a walk-in basis for patients as well as the public. Click here to view our B12 injection schedule.


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