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VJoy
10-06-2008, 10:32 PM
Hi guys......

I want to get the flu shot this year as I have every year of my life. It has a teeny amount of a form of mercury in it as a preservative.

I am going through chelation to remove high levels of mercury and lead in my body.

My doctor can't seem to give me a straight answer on anything. She did suggest that there might be a preservative free version of the flu shot, but didn't tell me where or who or what would offer such a thing.....

Has anyone heard of this? I don't know whether to get the regular flu shot or not, as the mercury amount is so small...and I thought if I get the shot this weekend, then the rest of my chelation might get rid of it from the shot.

Any opinions?

Thank you so much!!!

P.S.........Update, I just called one of my doctors and asked if he could ORDER the shot for me, so he is checking into that....any opinions still welcome. I know some people think that the flu shot weakens the immune system, but I have had the shot every year of my life, and never had the flu........

future pather
10-06-2008, 11:56 PM
Hi Val,

I was a little worried about what you were up to as I did not see you post a response to the last time I answered a question for you. Maybe I missed it. In any case I am glad to see you are still around :thumbsup:

In my opinion I would stay far away from any flu shot. Besides your dr's inability to make things clear for you, there is the information here :

Articles of Health: The Worst Cover-Up In The History Of The World! (http://articlesofhealth.blogspot.com/2008/08/worst-cover-up-in-history-of-world.html)


Jessica

VJoy
10-07-2008, 12:04 AM
Hi Jessica..

I haven't posted because I have been very depressed. I have been feeling, what is the point of anything? That is a life long attitude that I can't seem to overcome. I don't feel I ever will.

Anyway, I am sorry, maybe I missed your post to me, I don't recall.

I read the article you posted, the thing is, even though I would like not to get the shot, MENTALLY, I know me, and I will be obsessed and worried all winter that I made a mistake if I don't get it.

So, I don't know what to do. My therapist thinks I should get it, because she knows me, and knows I may not be able to accept mentally NOT getting it. And the mental worry would do more damage than the shot.

thanks

future pather
10-07-2008, 12:28 AM
Sorry about what you are going through.

Good luck with everything :heartthrob:


Jessica

VJoy
10-08-2008, 10:08 PM
Thank you Jessica,

To all who looked at this thread: I think my post probably upset you, and you just didn't know what to say. And I apologize for my severe negative energy that I put into it.

I also posted an apology in the General Section for my overall downer attitude.

Thanks everyone for your kindness.

Val :thanks:

I have decided to get the mercury free flu shot tomorrow. thank you again.

HappyHealthyGirl
12-07-2008, 04:37 PM
Hi Val, I hope you are feeling better :) and I hope by next year I am able to convince you that you don't need the flu shot to stay nice and healthy :hug: