What parents need to know about a rise in RSV

After a year of COVID-19 precautions that saw virtually no cases of this common childhood illness, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is back with a vengeance, and health care professionals are concerned. “The symptoms are virtually Read More

5 Simple, Natural Ways to Boost Immunity

(Family Features) Your body’s immune system protects against illness and infection, fighting off threats before you even know there’s a problem. Even though your immune system usually does its job automatically, you can give it Read More

Boosting Your Immune System

We know: You have been told we need to boost our immune system. You ate your immune-boosting sweet potatoes, got plenty of sleep, and hit the echinacea at the first sign of a scratchy throat. Read More

Immune Support from the Curcumin-Zinc Connection

When stress, viruses, bacterial infections and autoimmune conditions attack the body, the immune system can get flooded in a “Cytokine Storm,” or hyper-activated cytokine release, which causes inter-cellular signaling confusion and can lead to life-threatening Read More

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Do you seem to be bombarded with health tips directed at helping you live healthy? We focus on content that will help support and improve immunity, Some common ideas include:

  • How you can add immunity boosting vitamins and supplements to your diet.
  • How sleep impacts immunity
  • How much exercise is needed to boost immunity

Your first line of defense is to choose a healthy lifestyle. Following general good-health guidelines is the single best step you can take toward naturally keeping your immune system working properly.  We hope these health tips can help.

Your immune system is incredibly complex. It has to be strong enough and sophisticated enough to fight off a variety of illnesses and infections, but not so strong that it overreacts unnecessarily — causing allergies and other autoimmune disorders to develop. To operate in such a delicate balance, your immune system is tightly controlled by a variety of inputs.

But despite its complexity, there are everyday lifestyle habits you can focus on to help give your immune system what it needs to fight off an infection or illness. Here are five science-backed ways to ensure your immune system has everything it needs to function optimally, as well as why you shouldn’t rely on supplements to boost your immune system.