Fever 101—what’s really going on?
If you or one of your children was not feeling well and began to run a fever, what would you do?
If you’re like 96% of the people in our country, you’d probably rush off to the drug store to get some acetaminophen (Tylenol) or ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), take the proper dose and watch closely until the fever came down.
Unfortunately, lowering a fever with drugs is probably the worst possible thing you can do!
Because contrary to popular belief, a fever is not the demon people think it is. It’s actually an indication that your immune system is kicking in and working to make you better and it shouldn’t be interfered with!
Why to treat a fever naturally is a more logical option:
First of all, if you contract an infection or virus, it means that your immune system wasn’t quite strong enough at that moment to fight it off without it taking