As long as a fever remains mild (up to 106*F) and does not persist more than 10 days, the raised temperature appears to increase the efficiency of the body’s infection-fighting agent. The antiviral substance interferon operates more effectively. Phagocytes attack their prey with more speed and vigor. Fever may even increase production of T-cells which you know now are responsible for the immune response within the body.
As the lymphocytes, phagocytes, and antibodies begin to overcome the virus, the innate intelligence of the body uses suppressor T-cells to signal the defenders to bring their efforts to a halt. My head clears, my runny nose dries up, I can swallow easily again. All of without medications.
That’s why I wrote 2 blogs 2 days in a row. YAY!!!
Amazing isn’t it?