Latest research on body fat has uncovered that men and women might be prone to different illnesses, owing to the different ways their immune system operates. This suggests that personalized drugs tailored for gender might be the way forward in health-care.
A recent study published in the journal Frontiers In Immunology, debunks the age-old myth and establishes that the changes taking place in the immune system after a strenuous bout of exercise boost the immune system, rather than leaving it suppressed. The study also suggests that regular exercise delays the process of immunological aging.
A high-salt diet doesn’t just increase the risk of heart attack and stroke, but according to a study conducted at the University of Bonn, it also weakens the immune system by inhibiting the function of granulocytes – the immune cells that help fight bacteria.
9 Ayurvedic super-herbs – Guduchi, Holy Basil, Licorice, Kantakari, Bhunimba, Turmeric, Amla, Vidari, Punarnava – are highly recommended for their immunomodulating and anti-inflammatory benefits. They use a variety of specialized mechanisms to activate the right set of immune agents while simultaneously minimizing inflammatory damage.
A variety of phytochemicals in common kitchen herbs and spices like cloves, ginger, cinnaomon, cardamom, nutmeg, holy basil, turmeric, licorice and ginseng help increase immune agents such as antibodies, restrict immune system crosstalk, suppress inflammatory pathways, capture free radicals and control pain perception.
The immune system is a complex network of organs, cells, and chemical ammunition that shields you from disease and keeps you healthy. When thrown off balance, this shield is no longer impenetrable and…you fall sick. In Balance You feel energetic You have a good digestion You don’t have brain fog or difficulty concentrating You haveContinue reading “Immunity: Balance vs. Imbalance”
Your immune system is your body’s department of defense. It prevents and deals with foreign invasion (read disease-causing microbes or pathogens) and quashes guerrilla forces (read free radicals) inside. For the first, it utilizes an army of specialized immune cells and for the second, it relies on a special unit of chemicals known as antioxidants.Continue reading “How To Boost Your Immunity”