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Flu Vaccine Effectiveness/ Flu Vaccine Safety


A great deal of controversy surrounds the flu vaccination and the governmental policies surrounding its use. Consumers are asking these two  big questions, addressed here:

     1. Is it effective?

     2. What are the side effects or risks?

1. Is it effective?

Well, you would certainly think so, given the huge campaign currently underway to get everybody to get a flu shot. But there's lots of evidence to the contrary.

For one thing, the flu shot only stimulates antibody production for certain strains of flu. These are decided based on the best guess of the Centers for Disease Control in the US, the World Health Organization, and, operating behind those agencies, the pharmaceutical industry. The 2011 version of the shot includes three influenza viruses: H1N1, H3N2 and influenza B.

But the strains of the flu that actually make the rounds in any given season are not necessarily - in fact, seldom are the same as the ones in the shot. So if you get a flu shot, in addition to the various ingredients listed below, you're being given a (supposedly) 'mild' case of a flu that is most likely irrelevant to the present strains, and therefore won't protect you.

Then, mounting evidence reveals that certain sensitive individuals may be harmed, in some cases irreparably. These include joint inflammation, arthritis, anaphalactic shock and Guillian-Barre syndrome, which can result in permanent paralysis.

2. What are the side effects or risks?

Some of the risks from the flu vaccine come from the assorted ingredients it contains. According to Lawrence Polevsky M.D., the current flu vaccine contains:

Egg proteins: including avian contaminant viruses

Gelatin: known to cause allergic reactions and anaphylaxis are usually associated with sensitivity to egg or gelatin

Polysorbate 80 (Tween80(TM)): can cause severe allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis

Formaldehyde: known carcinogen

Triton X100: a strong detergent

Sucrose: table sugar

Resin: known to cause allergic reactions

Gentamycin: an antibiotic

Thimerosal: a mercury containing compound. This is 49% mercury by weight, which is 250 times more than the EPA safe limit. Mercury is a potent neurotoxin implicated in severe neurological disorders such as Alzheimer's, ADHD, and Autism.

According to Dr. Patricia Doyle, the Tamiflu vaccine contains:

Saccharin sodium (E954)
Sodium benzoate (E211)
Sodium dihydrogen citrate (E331 (a))
Sorbitol (E420)
Titanium dioxide (E171)
Tutti Frutti flavour
Maltodextrins (maize)
Propylene glycol
Arabic gum (E414)
Natural identical flavouring substances(mainly consisting of banana, pineapple and peach flavour)
Xantham gum (E415)

In Japan, the Tamiflu label warns that

disturbances in consciousness,
abnormal behavior and convulsions

may occur in children who take the drug.

Knowing these facts, you are in a much better position to make an informed choice in the service of your better health. 

Pamela Levin, R.N.
October 24, 2011

Source: http://www.betterhealthbytes.com

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Pamela Levin is an R.N. and a Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst who has been in private practice offering health improvement services for 40 years.

She has over 500 post-graduate hours of training in clinical nutrition, herbology and applied kineseology.

She has published many professional journal and lay audience articles and has an international reputation in the fields of emotional development, emotional intelligence and Transactional Analysis.

For her work in these areas, she was awarded the prestigious Eric Berne Award by members of the International Transactional Analysis Association in 72 countries.

She has lectured and trained both lay and professional audiences all over the world.

Her work is continues to be used  throughout North and South America, The UK, Europe, Asia and Australia.

She has personally researched the key emotional nutrients™ she makes available through this site.

They have consistently been demonstrated to be the core nutrients people need to feed all the six parts of their emotional selves. 

People from all cultures and languages in all parts of the world have used them since she first made them public in 1974 to feed their emotional selves, move from surviving to thriving, release limiting beliefs, improve parenting skills and more.