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Dr. Sally Sherriff L.Ac., DAOM

Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Healing in Santa Cruz, CA

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Fevers, or elevated temperatures, are a good sign that the immune system is working. Fever is the body’s mechanism for fighting infections-speeding up metabolism to increase heart rate and blood supply where it is needed, producing more white blood cells to devour pathogens, and increasing antibody responses to infection. In Traditional Asian Medicine, we do not suppress fevers under 105F,

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