Natural remedies and their effects on a virus

Paragon Orthopedic Center put out their monthly newsletter for November to help you understand whether you might have a cold virus or the flu.  Catch it on our blog if you missed it.  Whether it’s a cold or the flu, you likely want something to help with all those nasty symptoms that viruses bring on our bodies.  Natural solutions are becoming more and more mainstream, but do they work?  Now we’d like to help Southern Oregon understand how medical professionals view a few of the popular natural remedies.  The three big ones are Vitamin C, echinacea, and zinc.  Most of the professional healthcare community likes to see scientific support in the form of research to know if a substance is reliably helpful and not going to adversely affect your health.  These 3 substances have thus far not proven themselves to remedy a cold.  The reputable Mayo Clinic gives us more information about what works and what doesn’t.  Read on: