Immunity is defined as the ability of an organism to fight the infection, bacteria, or any microorganism which invaded through the nose or mouth. The antibodies are already present or produced by the body through vaccines to destroy the bacteria’s toxins. The antibodies are specific to the disease. It means polio antibodies only kill poliovirus, not influenza virus.
Immune booster – Immune Booster helps to boost the immune system so that it can easily fight with the infections.
Choose a healthy lifestyle
Avoid smoking, alcohol etc. which cause releasing of toxic chemicals in our body. Start to do some exercise at home like pushups, squats, dumbbell rows, stationary lunge, straight-leg donkey kick, bird dog, forearm plank.
Exercise not only helps you to boost your immune system but also helps in controlling your weight, improve your mental health and mood, increase your thinking and learning skill, strengthen your body muscles and bones.
Take an Adequate Amount of Sleep.
Studies have found that people who don’t get enough sleep are more likely to catch the cold or infection. Take at least 7-8 hours of sleep to make your body resistant to the infection.
Deprivation in sleep leads to Insomnia. Insomnia results in memory issues affect your long and short term memory, mood swings, anxiety and depression, high blood pressure, weight gain, heart disease, poor balance, and coordination.
Take Immune System Booster Foods
Foods like citrus fruit, yogurt, ginger, garlic, spinach, almonds, turmeric, papaya, kiwi, etc. are rich in essential nutrients like vitamin C, potassium, Vitamin K, vitamin B-6, copper, iron, selenium, etc. These foods increase the white blood cells to fight the infection.
Seeds like pumpkin seed, chia seed, sunflower seed, etc. are good for immunity. They contain vitamin E, which is a powerful antioxidant.
The immune system and mental health are connected. Mentally ill people are more susceptible to the infection. Depression, stress, anxiety, anger, etc. can weaken your immune system.
Chronic stress leads to the release of the stress hormone, which results in suppression of the immune system. You can control stress by yoga, meditation, exercise, or laughing.
“One minute of anger weakens the immune system for 4-5 hours.
One minute of laughter boosts the immune system for 24 hours.”
Hydration is not directly impacted by the immune system but it affects indirectly. Dehydration can impact digestion, heart and kidney function, stress, focus, mood, concentration, dizziness, etc. which results in illness and affects the immune system.
Don’t wait for the thirst to take a glass of water. Thirst is not an indicator. Remember that “When you feel thirsty, you’re already dehydrated.”
Take Immune-Boosting Drinks & Foods
Take apple juice, carrot juice, orange juice, etc. which are rich in Vitamin C to boost your immunity. Take green tea which is rich in antioxidants. Food and drinks that weaken your immune system.
Do you think that whatever you eat affects your immune system?
If yes, then you should also avoid those foods which weaken your immune system.
The food and drink, which contains a high amount of sugar, should be avoided. Avoid refined carbohydrate food, processed food, soda etc. that makes you compromise with your immune system. Avoid tobacco products like cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, menthol cigarettes,
water pipes etc.
Supplements To Boost Your Immune System
Vitamin D helps you to decrease the inflammation and improve the pathogen fighting effects of monocytes and macrophages( white blood cells). Vitamin D supplement use in antiviral treatment in people who have various infections.
You can take Uprise D3, calcitriol sachet, Lumia 60k capsule, etc. This Vitamin D capsule comes in the various units from 1000 I.U. to 60000 I.U. You can take Vitamin D naturally from the sun which makes cholesterol.
Zinc is a mineral which helps in immune cell development and communication. Zinc deficiency leads to improper immune system function, infection, various diseases like pneumonia etc.
Vitamin C is the most popular supplement which helps to fight with various infections. It is also a powerful antioxidant which helps to prevent oxidative stress. It is found in citrus fruits. You can also take Limcee (Vitamin c supplement) from the pharmacy.
Vitamin B, mainly Vitamin B-6 and B-12, are crucial vitamins to strengthen the immune system. Becosule tablet is the supplement of Vitamin B which also comes with Vitamin C as Becosule Forte and with zinc as Becosule – Z.
Curcumin helps to improve immune system. It also has anti-inflammatory properties. Curcumin is the active component of turmeric.
Selenium is a mineral which helps to boost immune system. Selenium is also good for cognitive function, fertility in both men and women. Selenium containing foods are dairy products, chicken, turkey, eggs, milk, pork, shellfish, yogurt etc.
You can increase your immunity by changing your lifestyle. You have to add some good habits like exercise, hydration, yoga, proper sleep etc and avoid bad habits like smoking, drinking alcohol etc. you have to take care of your food consumption.
So what changes are you going to make in your life?
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“Happiness is an immunity.” -Sylvia Townsend Warner