First let me start by saying that I’m not a doctor, I’m just passing along a study that I found. So, be smart please! But the medical researcher makes some great points about holding off on treating a fever with medication right away. A fever is your immune system doing its job — cranking up your internal temperature to kill off the bacteria that’s ailing you. So, treating with medicine right away to lower your fever is actually preventing your body from doing the very thing it was created to do. Now, read more in Lisa’s Home School to learn about the balance and when your fever may reach the danger zone.