10 Facts About Flu Shots Most People Don’t Know

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4.  Makes you more susceptible to many other diseases, including pneumonia

For people with a compromised immune system, injecting them with the influenza virus can have terrible consequences. Your body is already working to fight off other viruses almost daily, and an injection could put your body in real danger of contracting pneumonia, a more powerful version of the flu, or any other type of contagious disease.


5. Heart problems from vaccines

Several medical research studies have shown that flu vaccines are connected to an increase in vascular inflammation. Some of the symptoms of this type of inflammation are muscle aches, stiffness in the neck, arms, or shoulders, fever, jaw pain, and headaches.


6. Increased risk of developing narcolepsy

Although some people make jokes about this disease, it’s not a laughing matter for those who have it. There have been dozens of reports of children in as many as 12 different countries who have developed narcolepsy after receiving a flu shot. Between October of 2009 and December of 2011, a study compared more than 3 million Swedes who received vaccinations and 2.5 million who did not. Young people who received influenza vaccines were at a higher risk for developing this disease, and for those under 21 years of age, their risk of developing narcolepsy was 3 times higher.


7. Weakens your immune response

There are thousands of medical studies that have been published showing that vaccines can lead to dangerous immune responses, as well as a host of other types of infections. Poor immune responses only decrease your ability to fight the very disease the vaccine was supposed to protect you from to start with.

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  1. Anto

    Dec 18, 2014 at 12:31 am

    Yeah, not just flu shots. All vaccination can have devastating effects on a patient’s immune system. It’s an overly drastic attempt to protect people who by and large do not want to forego their unhealthy treats and live a healthy lifestyle. The same goes for all the other pharmaceutical products your doctor prescribes. There is a much better way to live disease-free, but, like government, the health system a society gets tends to be the one it deserves.

  2. badlimey

    Dec 18, 2014 at 1:59 pm

    Before switching to a vegan diet, eliminating fluoride, and some other things (See Wifi a Deadly serious Health Risk on this website), I had two major heart attacks in 3 years, despite being a lifelong athlete.

    What I found interesting that both times the first thing they asked me when I regained consciousness is do I want a flu shot, NO! Well do you want a pneumonia shot NO! I have a flu and pneumonia vaccine, its called nutrition.

    This photograph was taken the day after quintuple bypass surgery in April of this year. In addition to the cardiac problems I developed severe peripheral neuropathy from statin medications and I have some physical damage to my spine from an accident while I was serving in the Army.

    Last week I saw a Harvard educated Neurosurgeon here in Corpus Christi, TX (Dr. Gleason) who told me that my regime is better than any surgical solution he could offer and even told me that he takes cumin and turmeric to stave off alzheimers which is prevalent in his family.

    On November 10th, 2014 I quit all my meds cold turkey including the opiate pain meds (Please don’t do that, I risked imminent death). For me it was a personal decision, I couldn’t move off the couch. I wanted to put a 9mm to my head but that would have been selfish, so I decided that I would roll the dice and if I died I would have died with dignity.

    I still have a significant amount of pain but I am regaining flexibility and able to walk, 90 days from now I should be able to go back to the gym. Do your homework people, there are better alternatives to shots and pills!