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Boosting the Immune System for Illness Prevention During Cold & Flu Season

Learning to support the immune system as a preventative measure can help us to avoid the need for immune suppressing over-the-counter medicines during periods of illness.  Our lifestyles effect the immune system by 80%, so forming healthy habits is key to a healthier life. Preventing illness begins with our daily regimen beginning in early childhood when exposure to infectious agents is beneficial in developing our immune systems adaptability to allergens and disease.  Sleep is critical in making antibodies, laughter and forest therapy boost natural killer cell activity, exercise increases delivery of nutrients to our cells and helps eliminate metabolic waste,...