Boost Your Immune System
Monday, 13 June 2016 | Editor
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The immune system is a system of biological structures and processes within an organism that protects against disease.
Disorders of the immune system can result in autoimmune diseases, inflammatory diseases and cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes and HIV/AIDS. HIV is in fact short for "Human Immunodeficiency Virus”, which, as if progresses it interferes more and more often with the immune system. Of course, our immune system also helps to protect us from more minor conditions such as common colds.
The immune system is affected by sleep and rest, the lack of which harm it and it this can be more pronounced amongst the aged. Malnutrition, even though one may only be moderately "under nourished” as a result of incorrect diet, can cause deficiency.
Some prescription drugs, whilst dealing with the effects of inflammation, for example, can also cause autoimmune deficiencies.
Therefore it is vital that we keep our immune system healthy because that is what it is: a function that keeps us immune from disease as far as is possible).
Because most of us do not get the full range of nutrients we need, supplements can be helpful. Indeed, there are a number of natural supplements that have been specifically designed to plus the gap between the dietary help the immune system gets from the food we eat and what it really needs.
Amongst the most popular are:
There are some products specifically for children, of example: