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The contents of these pages are to provide consumers with information only and are not intended to diagnose or treat any ailment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other licensed healthcare practitioner before taking any drug or nutraceutical.

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Fever
A fever is generally defined as a body temperature of 1° or more above the normal 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit (F) or 37 degrees Celsius (C). Mild fevers are common and often accompany minor infections. High fevers (temperatures of 103° or more) may be a sign of a serious infection or illness. Please consult your licensed health care practitioner in any case of a high fever.
Fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia is usually diagnosed through two primary criteria established by the American College of Rheumatology and both must be present to be determined as fibromyalgia. Namely; 1. Widespread body aches and pain with a history of more than three months and involving all four quadrants of the body, i.e. - both sides of the body, and above and below the waist. 2. Specific points of tenderness in the body. There are a possible 18 designated tender points, although pain may be felt by a person with fibromyalgia in other areas of the body as well.
Flatulence
Symptoms of flatulence may include: bloating and abdominal pain or discomfort; excessive gas and belching. Potential causes of flatulence include: a diet comprised of foods that cause gas; swallowing excessive air; and some medical conditions, such as celiac sprue, lactose or other food intolerances, or Crohn’s disease.
Flu
The flu is generally defined as a contagious respiratory illness caused by viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness, but some individuals, such as older people, very young children, and those with certain health problems, may face more serious health complications because of the flu. There are numerous natural health remedies available which can help combat the symptoms of flu.
Food Allergies
(see Allergies)

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