Don’t Fear A Fever: The Importance of Working With, Not Against the Immune System in Warding Off Infection

A fever can actually benefit a sick person, and both traditional healthcare practitioners and now even modern researchers have attributed tendencies to over-treat to “fever phobia”–a fear that fever is harmful, which likely originated after the introduction of anti-fever drugs like Tylenol. Fever is a protective adaptive response that should be allowed to run its … Continue reading Don’t Fear A Fever: The Importance of Working With, Not Against the Immune System in Warding Off Infection