Immune System

Gut Health

Why Healing the Gut Is the Key to a Healthy Immune System

Why Nutrition Is So Important Nutrition plays an essential role in maintaining proper function of the immune system. The majority of the immune cells within the human body are found within lymphatic tissue surrounding the intestines, called the gut-associated lymphoid tissue (GALT). The location of the immune system near the digestive tract plays an important …

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Stress at Work

How Stress Compromises Your Immune System

We each experience different forms of stress in our lives. Stress can range from acute time-limited stressors, like public speaking, to brief life stressors, like academic examinations. Stress can also be more chronic, due to loss of a job, a relationship, or debilitating illness. How stress impacts the immune response differs depending on the type …

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Strong Immune System

Top 5 Ways to Protect Your Immune System against Coronavirus and other Viral Infections

How Your Body Fights Viruses: Mounting an Immune Response to Coronavirus, HPV, the Herpes Virus (cold sores), and more. With the COVID-19 virus currently surrounding us, many of us are looking for natural ways to support our immune system. The way the body fights off infections like COVID-19, HPV, and even cold sores caused by …

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