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1 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Every Parents Guide to Naturally Supporting a Healthy Immune Response Every Parents Guide to Naturally Supporting a Healthy Immune Response NOTE: Use PAGE UP / PAGE DOWN to change slides OR wait for auto-transitions.

2 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Fever Fever may be THE MOST IMPORTANT part of a healthy immune response.Fever may be THE MOST IMPORTANT part of a healthy immune response. Regularly giving medications to kill a fever teaches your body not to mount a proper, full scale response.Regularly giving medications to kill a fever teaches your body not to mount a proper, full scale response. Fever may be THE MOST IMPORTANT part of a healthy immune response.Fever may be THE MOST IMPORTANT part of a healthy immune response. Regularly giving medications to kill a fever teaches your body not to mount a proper, full scale response.Regularly giving medications to kill a fever teaches your body not to mount a proper, full scale response.

3 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Fever New evidence suggests fevers are developmentally importantNew evidence suggests fevers are developmentally important Following fevers, researchers observe: Growth spurtsGrowth spurts Increased maturityIncreased maturity Improvements in cognitive reasoningImprovements in cognitive reasoning

4 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Normal, healthy body temperatureNormal, healthy body temperature 98.6°F / 36.9°C98.6°F / 36.9°C Normal, healthy body temperatureNormal, healthy body temperature 98.6°F / 36.9°C98.6°F / 36.9°C Fever

5 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 What is High Enough In order to be effective, a fever must reach AT LEAST 99.5°F / 37.6°CIn order to be effective, a fever must reach AT LEAST 99.5°F / 37.6°C Most Bacteria & Viruses cannot live at these temperatures!Most Bacteria & Viruses cannot live at these temperatures! In order to be effective, a fever must reach AT LEAST 99.5°F / 37.6°CIn order to be effective, a fever must reach AT LEAST 99.5°F / 37.6°C Most Bacteria & Viruses cannot live at these temperatures!Most Bacteria & Viruses cannot live at these temperatures!

6 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Help that Healthy Fever Along!Help that Healthy Fever Along! Hot drinks, soupsHot drinks, soups Cayenne pepper foot bathCayenne pepper foot bath Hot shower, steam, saunaHot shower, steam, sauna Wool or down blanketsWool or down blankets Help that Healthy Fever Along!Help that Healthy Fever Along! Hot drinks, soupsHot drinks, soups Cayenne pepper foot bathCayenne pepper foot bath Hot shower, steam, saunaHot shower, steam, sauna Wool or down blanketsWool or down blankets Generate a Good Fever

7 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Is A Fever Dangerous? Infants (< 2 mo.): 102°F / 38.9°C GO TO EMERGENCY ROOM ASAPInfants (< 2 mo.): 102°F / 38.9°C GO TO EMERGENCY ROOM ASAP Children:105°F / 40.5°C URGENT, SEE YOUR DOCTORChildren:105°F / 40.5°C URGENT, SEE YOUR DOCTOR Adults: 106.5°F / 41.4°C NEARING THE DANGER ZONEAdults: 106.5°F / 41.4°C NEARING THE DANGER ZONE Infants (< 2 mo.): 102°F / 38.9°C GO TO EMERGENCY ROOM ASAPInfants (< 2 mo.): 102°F / 38.9°C GO TO EMERGENCY ROOM ASAP Children:105°F / 40.5°C URGENT, SEE YOUR DOCTORChildren:105°F / 40.5°C URGENT, SEE YOUR DOCTOR Adults: 106.5°F / 41.4°C NEARING THE DANGER ZONEAdults: 106.5°F / 41.4°C NEARING THE DANGER ZONE Danger Zone

8 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 MEDICAL EMERGENCY 107°F/41.6°C or higher EMERGENCY - Brain damage may occur107°F/41.6°C or higher EMERGENCY - Brain damage may occur

9 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Febrile Convulsions Convulsions/seizures are NOT necessarily related to high fevers.Convulsions/seizures are NOT necessarily related to high fevers. Theyre related to RAPID CHANGES IN TEMPERATURE.Theyre related to RAPID CHANGES IN TEMPERATURE. Tend to run in families.Tend to run in families. Convulsions/seizures are NOT necessarily related to high fevers.Convulsions/seizures are NOT necessarily related to high fevers. Theyre related to RAPID CHANGES IN TEMPERATURE.Theyre related to RAPID CHANGES IN TEMPERATURE. Tend to run in families.Tend to run in families.

10 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Febrile Convulsions Really scary for parents!Really scary for parents! Should be evaluated by doctor but not necessarily emergency.Should be evaluated by doctor but not necessarily emergency. Not particularly dangerous.Not particularly dangerous. No higher risk of brain damage.No higher risk of brain damage. Really scary for parents!Really scary for parents! Should be evaluated by doctor but not necessarily emergency.Should be evaluated by doctor but not necessarily emergency. Not particularly dangerous.Not particularly dangerous. No higher risk of brain damage.No higher risk of brain damage.

11 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Supportive Treatments So if giving MEDICINE to kill the fever and manage other symptoms is out…So if giving MEDICINE to kill the fever and manage other symptoms is out…

12 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Moderate fever check temp every min.Moderate fever check temp every min. High fever check temp every 15 min.High fever check temp every 15 min. If fever creeps toward Danger Zone monitor every 5 min. & bring it down slowly.If fever creeps toward Danger Zone monitor every 5 min. & bring it down slowly. Watch for behavioural changesWatch for behavioural changes Moderate fever check temp every min.Moderate fever check temp every min. High fever check temp every 15 min.High fever check temp every 15 min. If fever creeps toward Danger Zone monitor every 5 min. & bring it down slowly.If fever creeps toward Danger Zone monitor every 5 min. & bring it down slowly. Watch for behavioural changesWatch for behavioural changes Monitor your sick child closely…Monitor your sick child closely… Monitor

13 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Manage High FeversManage High Fevers Warming socks treatment (click link above for hand-out)Warming socks treatment (click link above for hand-out)Warming socksWarming socks Cool compressesCool compresses Lukewarm bath, sponge-bath with lukewarm peppermint teaLukewarm bath, sponge-bath with lukewarm peppermint tea Turn on a fanTurn on a fan Cool drinksCool drinks Manage High FeversManage High Fevers Warming socks treatment (click link above for hand-out)Warming socks treatment (click link above for hand-out)Warming socksWarming socks Cool compressesCool compresses Lukewarm bath, sponge-bath with lukewarm peppermint teaLukewarm bath, sponge-bath with lukewarm peppermint tea Turn on a fanTurn on a fan Cool drinksCool drinks Supportive Treatments

14 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Manage other symptomsManage other symptoms STAY HYDRATED! tea with honey, soup, waterSTAY HYDRATED! tea with honey, soup, water Neti pot for nasal/sinus congestionNeti pot for nasal/sinus congestion Steam inhalationSteam inhalation PoulticesPoultices Manage other symptomsManage other symptoms STAY HYDRATED! tea with honey, soup, waterSTAY HYDRATED! tea with honey, soup, water Neti pot for nasal/sinus congestionNeti pot for nasal/sinus congestion Steam inhalationSteam inhalation PoulticesPoultices Supportive Treatments

15 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Garlic (antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal)Garlic (antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal) Ginger (antibacterial, antifungal, helps prevent nausea and cramping)Ginger (antibacterial, antifungal, helps prevent nausea and cramping) Onion (antibacterial, mild anti-viral)Onion (antibacterial, mild anti-viral) Essential oils (rosemary, eucalyptus, ginger, lavender, tea tree, and many more!)Essential oils (rosemary, eucalyptus, ginger, lavender, tea tree, and many more!) Supportive Treatments Herbals from HomeHerbals from Home Click here to launch recipe hand-out for KID-FRIENDLY GARLIC & ONION SYRUP (anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal) Great for cough, cold, flu and so much more!

16 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Health Store Remedies Sambucol or SambuguardSambucol or Sambuguard Echinacea & GoldensealEchinacea & Goldenseal Sambucol or SambuguardSambucol or Sambuguard Echinacea & GoldensealEchinacea & Goldenseal

17 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Health Store Remedies Vitamin C & D (antiviral, and more!)Vitamin C & D (antiviral, and more!) Zinc (immune support)Zinc (immune support) HomeopathicsHomeopathics Vitamin C & D (antiviral, and more!)Vitamin C & D (antiviral, and more!) Zinc (immune support)Zinc (immune support) HomeopathicsHomeopathics

18 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 So a loved one is under the weather... How do I know when to worry? So a loved one is under the weather... How do I know when to worry? Signs its a Medical Emergency

19 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Serious Lung or Heart Problem Difficulty breathing (when not coughing)Difficulty breathing (when not coughing) Bloody mucus (spit)Bloody mucus (spit) Chest painChest pain Difficulty breathing (when not coughing)Difficulty breathing (when not coughing) Bloody mucus (spit)Bloody mucus (spit) Chest painChest pain

20 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Cyanosis is the first VISIBLE sign that the patient is not getting enough oxygen to cells/tissues/organs.Cyanosis is the first VISIBLE sign that the patient is not getting enough oxygen to cells/tissues/organs. Bluish or gray discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes.Bluish or gray discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes. Usually first seen around the lips and in the mouth.Usually first seen around the lips and in the mouth. Then on fingertips (under fingernails) and toes.Then on fingertips (under fingernails) and toes. Cyanosis is the first VISIBLE sign that the patient is not getting enough oxygen to cells/tissues/organs.Cyanosis is the first VISIBLE sign that the patient is not getting enough oxygen to cells/tissues/organs. Bluish or gray discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes.Bluish or gray discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes. Usually first seen around the lips and in the mouth.Usually first seen around the lips and in the mouth. Then on fingertips (under fingernails) and toes.Then on fingertips (under fingernails) and toes. Cyanosis (Poor oxygen exchange)

21 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Cyanosis (Poor oxygen exchange)

22 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Dehydration Serious danger with high fever, diarrhea and/or prolonged vomitingSerious danger with high fever, diarrhea and/or prolonged vomiting Check for Dehydration:Check for Dehydration: Pinch GENTLY to draw up a tent of skin on the back of the hand (older child/adult) or abdomen (infant/toddler)Pinch GENTLY to draw up a tent of skin on the back of the hand (older child/adult) or abdomen (infant/toddler) Hold for about 2 seconds, then let goHold for about 2 seconds, then let go Watch how long it takes for the skin to return to normal. Should take LESS THAN 1 SECOND (2 seconds in seniors due to decreased skin elasticity)Watch how long it takes for the skin to return to normal. Should take LESS THAN 1 SECOND (2 seconds in seniors due to decreased skin elasticity) Serious danger with high fever, diarrhea and/or prolonged vomitingSerious danger with high fever, diarrhea and/or prolonged vomiting Check for Dehydration:Check for Dehydration: Pinch GENTLY to draw up a tent of skin on the back of the hand (older child/adult) or abdomen (infant/toddler)Pinch GENTLY to draw up a tent of skin on the back of the hand (older child/adult) or abdomen (infant/toddler) Hold for about 2 seconds, then let goHold for about 2 seconds, then let go Watch how long it takes for the skin to return to normal. Should take LESS THAN 1 SECOND (2 seconds in seniors due to decreased skin elasticity)Watch how long it takes for the skin to return to normal. Should take LESS THAN 1 SECOND (2 seconds in seniors due to decreased skin elasticity)

23 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Dehydration

24 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Lethargy & Prostration Your child is just not right.Your child is just not right. Extremely tired/fatiguedExtremely tired/fatigued Floppy – wont stand up, cant hold head up, suddenly very dizzyFloppy – wont stand up, cant hold head up, suddenly very dizzy Cannot concentrate or focus attentionCannot concentrate or focus attention You know your child! And you know whats normal when your child is sick.You know your child! And you know whats normal when your child is sick. Your child is just not right.Your child is just not right. Extremely tired/fatiguedExtremely tired/fatigued Floppy – wont stand up, cant hold head up, suddenly very dizzyFloppy – wont stand up, cant hold head up, suddenly very dizzy Cannot concentrate or focus attentionCannot concentrate or focus attention You know your child! And you know whats normal when your child is sick.You know your child! And you know whats normal when your child is sick.

25 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Lethargy & Prostration

26 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Last words: Many of Grannys old remedies really do work!Many of Grannys old remedies really do work! Trust your instincts.Trust your instincts. If ever in doubt… CALL YOUR DOCTOR!If ever in doubt… CALL YOUR DOCTOR! Many of Grannys old remedies really do work!Many of Grannys old remedies really do work! Trust your instincts.Trust your instincts. If ever in doubt… CALL YOUR DOCTOR!If ever in doubt… CALL YOUR DOCTOR!

27 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 And Remember… Prevention is the best medicinePrevention is the best medicine WASH YOUR HANDSWASH YOUR HANDS Eat a healthy diet rich in fruits & veggiesEat a healthy diet rich in fruits & veggies Exercise & get enough sleepExercise & get enough sleep Love, laugh & play OFTENLove, laugh & play OFTEN WASH YOUR HANDSWASH YOUR HANDS Eat a healthy diet rich in fruits & veggiesEat a healthy diet rich in fruits & veggies Exercise & get enough sleepExercise & get enough sleep Love, laugh & play OFTENLove, laugh & play OFTEN

28 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Dr. Tamara Eriksen N.D. Tailor Made Wellness Clinic 200, 85 Cranford Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0H9 Or go online to find a licensed Naturopathic Doctor in your area: (Canada) (US) Still have questions? Call, or Schedule a Visit with Dr. Eriksen, ND Still have questions? Call, or Schedule a Visit with Dr. Eriksen, ND


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