Avoiding the Plague and Other Infectious Threats

Every year we have another alarm about the next epidemic – Bird flu, rabies, polio, smallpox, West Nile/California, etc encephalitis, the annual flu, meningitis, etc, etc.

There is a limit to precautions and worry. The simplest and safest way to keep healthy is to have a happy, positive attitude.

  • Laugh a lot.
  • Enjoy life.
  • Avoid the VAST majority of TV and news.
  • Listen to great music.
  • Exercise a lot—a minimum of an hour a day, preferably outside.
  • Be outside at least an hour a day
  • Relax at least 20 minutes each day.
  • Sleep 8 hours each night.
  • Eat a wide variety of real food-lots of fresh fruits and vegetables; adequate protein, especially Alaska fish
  • Avoid fast foods, junk food, pop
  • Minimize coffee
  • Take a good multivitamin/mineral, such as my Essentials
  • Use magnesium lotion daily
  • Take a hot soak with magnesium chloride salts frequently
  • Do at least Basic Schultz/Autogenic training daily
  • Use the RelaxMate II
  • Wash your hands thoroughly and often
  • Drink at least two quarts of pure water daily
  • Keep your DHEA healthy, with the 4 natural restoration techniques
  • Do the 90 DAYS TO STRESS-FREE LIVING program
  • During viral epidemics, consider ramantadine, 100 mg daily
  • When you are under extra stress or exposure, add
  • Glucan, 2 tablespoons daily
  • Co Q 10, 400 mg, daily
  • Omega 3 fatty acids, 6 grams daily
  • Castor oil packs to the abdomen
  • Maxogenol, 4 daily
  • Thymuril (thymus extract), 4 daily
  • Vitamin D 3, 2000 units daily
  • My YOUTH FORMULA, 4 twice a day

Above all, stay positive, happy, and active. Every Thought is a Prayer!! Think positively, Act positively, Eat positively. Be at peace with yourself and the world. You cannot afford the luxury of anger, worry, depression, and/or anxiety.

Updated for Fall, 2006: Please see Dr. Shealy's Youthful Aging Health Newsletter entitled, ''SILVER FOR HEALTH''