Check out our top tips below to ensuring your family’s immune system is as strong as it can be!
Right now, there is a lot of information in the media about viruses, illnesses and how to protect yourself and your family. The susceptibility to these with a weakened immune system is widely studied and reported. We’ve put together 5 simple steps for a strong immune system.
Work on those stress levels
When we’re stressed, the immune system’s ability to fight off antigens is reduced. That is why we are more susceptible to infections. The stress hormone corticosteroid can suppress the effectiveness of the immune system
Catch up on your zzz’s
A study recently conducted by a team from the University of Tübingen in Germany has found a mechanism linking sleep to the functioning of the immune system.
The researchers who led this study found that a good night’s sleep can boost the effectiveness of certain specialised immune cells called T cells.
Schedule your next adjustment
Studies show that following a Chiropractic adjustment, the response of white blood cells taken from blood collected 15 minutes after the adjustment is significantly higher than blood collected 15 minutes before. This research demonstrated an, ‘enhanced respiratory burst’ following the Chiropractic adjustment. Such a ‘burst’ is specifically needed for our immune cells to destroy invading viruses and bacteria.
Take your Vitamin D!
Vitamin D is responsible for a number of functions within the body. It helps regulate calcium, ensuring it enters the bone to maintain healthy bones and teeth as well as supporting a strong immune system.
BetterYou DLux 3000 is an optimum strength vitamin D oral spray. Specially formulated to deliver vitamin D through the soft tissue of the mouth for optimal absorption. Each spray delivers 3000IU (75μg) of vitamin D3 for an optimal dosage.
Don’t forget your Probiotics!
The use of probiotics has been shown to modulate both innate and adaptive immunity in the elderly. But is also shown reduce the length of infection in children and adults.
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