One simple thing that can be done is to try and reduce as much stress in your life as possible. One of the negative side effects of stress is that it weakens your immunity. A form of meditation that is effective is to think about positive things, and this will reduce your stress levels. You can also exercise regularly, as this has also been known to lower stress levels. Both of these things, if done consistently, can make your life much less stressful, and keep your immune system strong and healthy.
Diet and digestive health have long been known to have a direct effect on our ability to fight off colds and flues. The digestive system is very sensitive to stress levels, and when you become stressful your stomach releases more acid than usual. This can lead to acid reflux, or irritable bowel syndrome, both of which indirectly affect the strength of your immune system. Also, it is important to eat properly and reduce your sugar intake as these both affect immune system health.
Eating a healthy diet is important, and you can also supplement your diet with specific types of vitamins that help the immune system. First off, you should take a multivitamin because it contains numerous small amounts of trace minerals your body needs. It has been proven that regular doses of vitamin C do help boost the immune system. Researchers have also found that Vitamin D helps replace vital components needed when we can’t get out in the sun as much as needed.
Consider these areas when you want to boost your immune system more naturally. I think if you put these suggestions in to practice you will see that you are not sick as often.
By Elijiah Rampart