Posts tagged as:

Immune System

No longer just a way to chide those who whine, man flu is real, according to some research. Flu symptoms may be more severe in men, justifying that extra rest and complaining that’s alluded to by the term “man flu”. The research found that men are more likely to be hospitalized for flu, and some […]

{ 0 comments }

Remember those predictions that we’ll have a bad flu season, because Australia did? They’re turning out to have been pretty accurate. Just in time for all that holiday travel the number of flu cases in the US is increasing, with severe side effects. Right now, the South has the biggest upward flu trend, but all […]

{ 0 comments }

Boost Your Vitamin D Levels

December 7, 2017

It’s not just another Vitamin on your list for the day. If you’re short on Vitamin D, you’ll notice pretty quickly. During winter, when you feel slow, tired, and a bit depressed, it’s not some mood put on by dark, cloudy weather and shorter days, it’s the literal lack of sunlight. Without it, your body […]

{ 0 comments }

Whooping cough cases are cropping up. It’s a highly contagious disease, so that pretty much guarantees more. Whooping cough is dangerous for people with weakened immune systems, especially children, so working together to stop the outbreak is essential. Caused by the virus pertussis, whooping cough is preventable by vaccine. Since the pertussis vaccine wears out […]

{ 0 comments }

With everything it turns out that your good gut bacteria (probiotcs) are responsible for, it’s no surprise that it also plays a heavy part in immune system function. Your gut, like other parts of your body, is full of bacteria, viruses, and other microbes, and if you’re in good health, most of those are beneficial. […]

{ 0 comments }