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Understanding Cold, Flu & Immunity

Discover informative articles, helpful tips, and customer stories to help relieve your cold and flu while maintaining immunity.

Immunity And Treatment For Cold And Flu


Immune systems defend against infectious organisms and are vital to our health. It is negatively affected by the lack of sleep, stress, alcohol consumption, even aging. Maintaining a healthy immune system means keeping colds and flu at bay.


The immune system is a defense system made up of cells, chemical messengers, and tissues that fight against diseases and pathogens.


An over-reactive immune system leads to allergies or autoimmune diseases, whereas an under-reactive system is susceptible to sickness.


Chronic pain and stressors on the body affect immunity. If the body is under a lot of stress, the immune system begins to shut down.


Stress-induced immunosuppression is the process of hormones produced by the nervous system suppressing or killing cells that are critical for immunity.


How to Treat a Cold or Flu

Overall, promoting a healthy immune system involves maintaining a healthy lifestyle while avoiding exposure to sickness - especially during cold and flu season.


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Facts about Cold, Flu & Immunity

  • The immune system is a network of organs, glands, and tissues that protect the body from foreign substances.


  • Your immune system creates, stores, and distributes the white blood cells that fight bacteria and viruses that enter your body.


  • Eating fruits and veggies keeps your immune system strong.


  • There's a strong link between sleep and a healthy immune system.

Reference 1 - HealthCentral.com

Reference 1 - WebMD.com