How to Boost your Immune System

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Published on January 31, 2017 by shiva

Your immune system is a network of cells, tissues and organs that work together to defend your body against the attack of foreign invaders. Foreign invaders generally cover organisms such as bacteria, fungi and parasites that are known to cause infections.
People under stressful condition are known to have a weaker immune system. Your immunity generally dips in stressful situations. You need to relax more and perform certain physical activities like yoga that not only relax your body but also help in boosting your immunity.
Isolating yourself from social gathering and your own community will increase your stress. Connecting with your family and friends will help you in relaxing and recover from stress. Being happy generally has a positive impact on your body and eventually results in boosting your immune system.
Being optimistic can also help you in maintaining a healthy immune system. Regular physical activity can also enhance your immune response. A healthy balanced diet comprising of fruits and vegetables can also help in boosting your immunity.
Non-vegetarian food products especially sea food is good for your immune system. You must avoid processed food items and fried items as it will decrease your immunity and can make you more prone to infections and other major diseases. Natural immune boosters are preferred when compared to immune boosting supplements.
Mothers who consume preserved food products are more prone to have babies with ADHD (Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). Mostly harmful insecticides and pesticides are used for preserving food products.
Frequent use of antibiotics can also lead to lowered immune system and increase the risk of autoimmune diseases. Frequent use of medication will not allow your body to identify the harmful foreign organisms entering in your body and causing infections. Excess usage of medication is not good for both children and adults.
Adequate amount of sleep is required for a healthy life. Sleep deprivation can also increase the risk of cardiac problems. Drinking plenty of water can help in flushing out toxins from your body thus, preventing the risk of major health diseases. Alcohol and smoking can also aid in decreasing your immunity, thereby increasing the risk of cancer development in your body.

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