Do you get sick often? Are you getting ready for a big event and finding every way to not be sick in time for that event? Here are some great ways to boost your immune system so you don’t end up being sick!
Get enough sleep and manage stress.
Sleep deprivation and stress overload increase the hormone cortisol, prolonged elevation of which suppresses immune function.
Drink less alcohol
Excessive consumption impairs the immune system. Also, it increases vulnerability to lung infections!
Eat Chicken Soup
It’s true! Everyone says eating chicken noodle soup helps when you are sick. Chicken soup blocks the migration of inflammatory white cells- an important finding, because cold symptoms are a response to the cells accumulation in the bronchial tubes! https://www.prevention.com/food/healthy-eating-tips/power-foods-that-boost-immunity/slide/6
Take your Probiotics
A good example is yogurt! Yogurt contains probiotics and it is the healthy bacteria that keeps the gut and intestinal tract free of disease causing germs.
Most people turn to Vitamin C when they start to get sick or when they are sick. Vitamin C helps build up your immune system. A couple of popular citrus fruits to get Vitamin C are oranges, grapefruit, lemons and clementine.
Incorporating ginger in your foods is another food people turn to when they are getting sick or when they are sick. Ginger may help decrease inflammation, in which can help in reduce a sore throat and other inflammatory illnesses. Ginger also helps decrease nausea.