Since the pandemic most people are hypersensitive to any red flag from their body that might signal sickness, such as a sniffle, cough or lethargy, especially during the height of cold and flu season. What they may be less aware of are the stress signals leading up to sickness that are often dismissed as fallout from the daily grind. James B. LaValle, R.Ph., CCN, is an internationally recognized clinical pharmacist, author, board certified clinical nutritionist and naturopathic doctorate with more than 35 years of clinical experience. In addition to his LaValle Metabolix Practice he is the academic co-chair for the American Academy of Anti Aging Medicine. He is best known for his expertise in metabolic and integrative medicine, with an extensive background in natural products, lifestyle drug/nutrient depletion and uncovering the underlying metabolic issues that keep people from feeling healthy and vital. LaValle is an appointed faculty member and course educator for the Integrative Medicine postgraduate program at George Washington University School of health sciences. He is author of more than 20 books including, “Cracking the Metabolic Code,” and serves as a scientific adviser for Probiotics.com.