One of the first questions I ask patients with the cold or flu is "have you broken a sweat?" Whenever we find ourselves fighting a serious pathogen, our body reacts by raising its internal temperature in an effort to burn out the invader. The breaking of a fever is an indicator that the fight is over. The sooner the fever comes, the quicker the pathogen is killed, and closer we are to recovery. Here's my regular recipe for recovery soup!
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