Ten Simple Ways to Strengthen Your Immune System
Easy ways to staying healthy all year long1. Wash your hands! Washing your hands is the easiest way, and it’s one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of germs.
Clean hands can stop germs spreading from one person to another and throughout an entire community.
2. Eat a clean healthy diet. High in fruits and vegetables to support your body with nutrients. Diet is simply how we fuel our body. According to Harvard Medical, " If you suspect your diet is not providing you with all your micronutrient needs — maybe, for instance, you don't like vegetables — taking a daily multivitamin and mineral supplement may bring other health benefits, beyond any possibly beneficial effects on the immune system. Taking megadoses of a single vitamin does not
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3. Exercise Regularly: Regular exercise may help flush bacteria out of the lungs and slows down the release of stress hormones.
4. Laugh! Laughter is the best medicine. The Mayo Clinic says laughter has both short and long term benefits. A good laugh has great short-term and long-term effects. When you start to laugh, you mentally lighten your load mentally. Laughing increases your oxygen intake, which then increases your endorphins and your entire body feels better. A good laugh lowers your stress response, heart rate and blood pressure. In the long run, laughing decreases your stress hormones, helping your body fight infections and colds. Your mood is lifted and laughing is a natural, drug free pain reliever.
5. Get Enough Sleep
6. Manage Stress
7. Don’t Smoke
8. Get some Sunshine!
9. Stay Hydrated
10. Skin Health