Fevers, Flu Vaccines, and Flu Remedies – Part 1

Fevers, Flu Vaccines, and Flu Remedies / Chiropractic

Part 1

Should you treat a fever?
It is inevitable that almost every child is going to develop a fever or two throughout their life. Every parent desires to protect and comfort their child during this time, but what does the science say about a fever? Is a fever good or bad for a child? When is a fever dangerous?

RESOURCES

Good and bad fever
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3681366/

Dose of Confusion
https://www.propublica.org/article/tylenol-mcneil-fda-kids-dose-of-confusion

Population-level effects of suppressing fever.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24452021

Fever: facts, fiction, physiology.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15747490

The effect of antipyretic therapy upon outcomes in critically ill patients: a randomized, prospective study.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16433601

The adaptive value of fever.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8698984

Fever–concepts old and new.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1296384/

Common Painkillers Tied to Kidney Risks for Children: Study
Expert says NSAIDs are overused for treating kids with fever
https://consumer.healthday.com/gastrointestinal-information-15/diarrhea-health-news-186/common-painkillers-tied-to-kidney-risks-for-children-study-672832.html

Flu Deaths Caused by Immune System ‘Storm’
https://www.livescience.com/35867-flu-triggers-deadly-immune-system-storm.html

Children’s Seizures Not Always Damaging, Study Finds
Those caused by fever don’t appear to harm brain function
https://consumer.healthday.com/cognitive-health-information-26/brain-health-news-80/children-s-seizures-not-always-damaging-study-finds-671080.html

Pathophysiology and Management of Fever–We Know Less Than We Should
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/labs/articles/16444848/

Acetaminophen and the U.S. Acute Liver Failure Study Group: lowering the risks of hepatic failure.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15239078

Fever Increases Immune System Defense, Study Shows
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/11/03/fever-immune-system-cells_n_1074445.html

Impact of osteopathic manipulative treatment on secretory immunoglobulin a levels in a stressed population.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21464262

Acetaminophen overdose in children
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3447018/

Elevated body temperature helps certain types of immune cells to work better, evidence suggests
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/11/111101130200.htm

The effect on mortality of antipyretics in the treatment of influenza infection: systematic review and meta-analysis
http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1258/jrsm.2010.090441

Enhancement of in vitro interleukin-2 production in normal subjects following a single spinal manipulative treatment
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18507834

Relationship Between Vertebral Deformities And Allergic Diseases
http://ispub.com/IJOS/2/1/8061

Empirical Data Confirm Autism Symptoms Related to Aluminum and Acetaminophen Exposure
http://www.mdpi.com/1099-4300/14/11/2227

Hyperthermia as an immunotherapy strategy for cancer
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2828267/

Safety concerns and hidden agenda behind HPV vaccines: another generation of drug-dependent society?
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27921284


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