Boost Your Immunities with Exercise
When people think about boosting their immunities, they often think of adding supplements. The best way to boost immune system function however, is with all-natural lifestyle improvements. Exercise provides so many health benefits it’s no surprise that it can improve your immune response. Moderate exercise improves circulation, enabling immune cells to attack viruses and bacteria more quickly. In addition, exercise temporarily increases the body’s production of certain immune cells. These positive effects on the immune system usually return to normal within a few hours of exercise, but there is a way to maintain these benefits long-term. You guessed it, daily exercise results in an overall stronger immune system and fewer upper respiratory illnesses.
Behaviors that decrease immune function
Lack of sleep
Rapid weight loss (usually associated with unhealthy dieting)