10 Ways To Boost Your Immune System

10 Ways To Boost Your Immune Systems


Many people don’t realize how important a healthy immune system is and how it  can affect our everyday life. The immune systems helps to the body to defend  against bacteria that may cause infection, viruses, diseases and then some. When  your immune system is low and/or not functioning properly you can be more  susceptible to these common everyday problems. Also if your immune system is low  you may feel low on energy, irritable, and sluggish. On the other hand when your  immune system is functioning properly you may have energy, be in a better mood,  and have better focus. Down below are 10 ways that can help to boost your immune  system.

Exercise- try to exercise on a regular basis this will help to boost  circulation and boost your immune system. This will also help you to get better  in shape.

Drink plenty of water- this tip is very important are body needs the proper  amount of water to be able to function properly. Water also flushes toxins and  impurities that are in our body.

Proper rest- 8 hours of sleep is a good amount of time to sleep. Try your  best to get your proper rest. Are body needs to rest in order to re-cooperate  for the next day. When you do not get the proper rest that can have a great  effect on your immune system.

Eating right- eating the right foods can provide great benefits to your  immune system. Try to incorporate fresh fruits and vegetables into your diet.  Especially vitamin c this is very good for your health. Try you best to stay  away from unhealthy foods that contain a lot of grease, fat, preservatives and  toxins. These food can have a very negative effect on your overall health.

Clean hands- washing your hand more frequently can help to cut down to  bacteria and germs. You should especially make sure your hands are clan before  you eat or are touching anything that may be entering your body. If possible try  to keep hand sanitizer on hand the are many germs an surfaces everywhere in are  everyday life.

Stress- stress will have a great effect on your health. Try so stay stress  free the best that you can. Try to stay out of stressful situations or try out  different stress relievers like taking a walk, listening to music, laughing  and/or taking up a hobby.

Watch toxins- toxins such as smoking cigarettes and/or drug abuse is very  harmful to your body as well as your overall health. Try to stay away from these  or environments that may contain these toxins. Even second hand smoke can have a  effect on the well being of your body.

Harsh weather- if you do have to deal with the harsh elements take the proper  precautions. If you are dealing with extreme weather like during the cold months  in the winter bundle up and be sure that your are properly covered and warm.  Also especially sure that your chest is properly covered if not that is the best  way to catch a cold. If you are dealing with the harsh heat in the summer be  sure to stay hydrated and that you have plenty fluids in your body to help to  eliminate the risk of dehydration.

Changing your clothes- try to change into your house wear when you arrive  home if you have no place else to go. Your clothes have been exposed to the  outside environment that may carry germs and bacteria. If you have had a long  day and are tired and do not have the energy at that moment to change your  clothes try laying on the couch for a second instead of your bed.

Clean house- try keeping your house as clean as possible. Try cleaning and  dusting on a regular. If dust is accumulating in your house you are breathing  that in which can effect your health and immune system.


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Posted on March 2, 2013, in health and fitness, how to and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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