We get news about the swine flu on a daily basis now. For all that is currently known, the swine flu is not any worse than any other flu, just much more of a "hype."

The question we should now be asking ourselves: should we get the swine flu vaccine or not?

If you want to know my truthful reply: It hasn't taken me a moments thought -- of course I will NOT get a swine flu vaccine, just as I have not been vaccinated for anything else in 20 years.) Why would I ever want to getting vaccinated against the flu. Many people get the flu regardless of the vaccine. So the decision is not between health and or getting the flu. The decision is getting the flu or not; and likely getting the flu plus a vaccine.

Even discounting the fact that the flu vaccine will not prevent all flus: I have not missed a day of normal healthy activity and I will confess that I stayed home on those times I wasn't my normal healthy feeling self because I did not feel like going to work, rather than because I was Ireligiously take my nutrients and herbs and I believe that my immunity is strong enough to fight against any flu virus.

And what's more, even if I did get exposed to the swine flu virus, I wouldn't worry one bit. It is a comparably harmless infection and will pass. Why relegate the viral fighting abilities of your body away?

I rarely take more than an aspirin either, the few times I don't feel 100% up to par..

I drink a few quarts of herbal tea and continue to take the vitamins and herbs that fight the virus. I realize that for elderly and weaker people, the situation may be a different story. But I would rather err on the side of not doing it than doing it, only to find very harmful side effects.

I believe that for most medications, as well as vaccines, the negative side effects are greatly overlooked, while their use is over estimated. I'm not the only one who understands this issue.

One of the best reasons not to get vaccinated is is because the flu vaccine contains a mercury compound called thiomersal (or thimerosal). There's little anyone could say to convince me to allow the injection of mercury into my body.

For decades, the government maintained, mercury fillings were completely safe. Now, they've been proven to cause everything form cancer to body pain. And this is the actual statement on the CDC website: "There is no convincing evidence of harm caused by the low doses of thimerosal in vaccines, except for minor reactions like redness and swelling at the injection site. However, in July 1999 the Public Health Service (PHS) agencies, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and vaccine manufacturers agreed that thimerosal should be reduced or eliminated in vaccines as a precautionary measure."

Did you notice the wording, "or eliminated?" The Government says that the mercury is not a problem, but we know what to think of Government statements. Their track record isn't that stellar.

If you don't believe that a flu shot can have serious side effects, even for a strong healthy person, take a look at this shocking video report from FOX News at: http://natural-cures-remedies.com/review/?p=514

I'm persuaded, along with a number of highly respected men and women in the field, that the swine flu hype is not much more than a clever marketing tool of the companies that sell the vaccines.

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