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

What is Essiac?

I recently had an opportunity to talk to Larry Poirier and Lucille Perreault PhD, the current owners of Essiac from Canada International™. They acquired the company about a year and a half ago and are Read More

Does Hand Washing Weaken Your Immune System?

As hand soap, cleaning products and sanitizer fly off store shelves, many people may find themselves thinking about hygiene more than ever. According to the Centers for Disease Control, handwashing is one of the best ways to Read More

What is COVID Long Haulers

Approximately 85% of so-called COVID-19 “long haulers” have experienced four or more neurologic symptoms while contending with the long-term impacts of contracting the coronavirus, according to a new study by Northwestern Medicine. Northwestern physicians interviewed Read More

Immune System Supports Good Health

The immune system is our body’s defense system. The main purpose of the this system is to identify self from non-self. It identifies and defends the body from non-self proteins, viruses, bacteria, fungi, parasites, and 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.