Immune System

The Key To Good Health Is Creating Strong Immunity

The Key To Good Health Is Creating Strong Immunity

by Len Saputo, MD and Nancy Faass, MSW, MPH. Factors such as sleep, exercise, nutrition, stress reduction, and spiritual connection provide the foundation for a strong immune response. Everything you do -- everything you touch, breathe, eat, and think affects your immunity. How you live your life is the most powerful resource...

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Tai Chi Boosts Immunity to Shingles Virus in Older Adults

Tai Chi Boosts Immunity to Shingles Virus in Older Adults

Tai chi, a traditional Chinese form of exercise, may help older adults avoid getting shingles by increasing immunity to varicella-zoster virus and boosting the immune response to varicella vaccine, according to research supported by the National Institute on Aging and NCCAM.

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Fight Colds and Flu with 3 Immune-Boosting Juices

Fight Colds and Flu with 3 Immune-Boosting Juices

by Michael T. Murray N.D. Raw fruit and vegetable juices are great immune system fortifiers, especially during an active infection with a cold or flu. This time of year, it's critical to get plenty of rest, drink lots of water, and bolster the immune system with freshly made juices rich in...

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Shaking Out Clues to Autoimmune Disease

Close up photo of coarse sea salt.

Researchers gained new insight into how an immune cell involved in several autoimmune disorders is regulated. Among their discoveries was a potential link with salt consumption....

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Got A Fever? Remedies to Stimulate the Body’s Immune System

Got A Fever? Remedies to Stimulate the Body’s Immune Systemby Christopher Vasey, N.D. The body is therefore not always up to the task of properly protecting itself. It is sometimes necessary, depending on the case, to strengthen and stimulate, or reawaken, the body’s defense mechanisms. There are a host of various remedies that make this stimulation of the immune system possible...

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Immune to Tetanus

 Two out of three senior citizens may lack adequate immunity to tetanus, a life-threatening central nervous system ailment contracted when bacteria invade an open wound, usually a deep puncture or cut made by a nail or a knife, University of Florida researchers report.

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Boost Your Immune System

Roger Jahnke, O.M.D.by Roger Jahnke, O.M.D.  You've probably noticed that there's a healing side to exercise: It can chase the blues, help fight stress, and raise your energy. Qigong, t'ai chi, and yoga were used purposefully in ancient cultures as a complement to medical treatment.

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Immune System Rebound for Some Children with AIDS

by Victoria White. Young children infected with aids have one substantial advantage over those who are older: a much greater capacity for immune system restoration when treated with a potent new class of aids drugs, according to a new University of Florida study.

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