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Tips to Boost your Immunity and Stay Away from Diseases

Come rainy season and a host of infections and diseases come along and easily affect especially those with poor immune system. Immunity is our body's self-ability to fight against or prevent any attack from viruses, bacteria or fungus and other biological invasions, which is usually responsible for various infections and diseases. Having a good immune system assures good health & fitness and vice-versa.

 

Symptoms of low or dropping immunity:

A person with dropping or low immunity may experience:

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Tiredness even with little effort.

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Catching cough, cold and other infections or diseases quickly.

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Difficulty in sleeping (insomnia).

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Weakness.

Tips to Boost your Immunity:

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Adopt healthy-living strategies: General healthy-living is a good way to boost your immune system. Choosing a healthy lifestyle and following good-health guidelines is the single best step toward strengthening your immune system.
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Healthy-living strategies include:

Eating fruits, vegetables, whole grains and low saturated fat diet.

Exercising regularly.

Maintaining a healthy weight.

Controlling your blood pressure.

Moderating your alcohol intake if you drink alcohol.

Quitting smoking

Getting quality sleep.

Maintaining personal hygiene and eating well-cooked non-vegetarian foods.

Getting regular medical screening tests as a preventive measure

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Herbs & Supplements:If you miss eating healthy (plant-based food), then a regular supplement of multivitamin and minerals can provide good health benefits. Some herbs are also known to bolster immunity and protect you against infection and disease, such as ginger, basil, turmeric, gooseberry etc.
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Stress Management: The mind and body are closely linked. When emotionally stressed it affects you in several ways like an upset stomach, allergies, heart disease. So learning to deal with stress in a positive way helps to keep your immune system healthy.
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Exercise: Since time immemorial, regular exercise has proven to be the pillar of healthy living and also a healthy immune system. Regular exercise improves cardiovascular health, lowers blood pressure, helps control body weight and protects against a variety of diseases.
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