INFECTIOUS DISEASE CENTER

How to Strengthen Your Immune System with Supplements

By Katharine Paljug @kpaljug
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November 01, 2017

Wondering how to boost your immune system? Here's how to strengthen your immune system with supplements and healthy lifestyle choices.

From the doorknob of your office to the handle of a grocery cart, you encounter billions of viruses, bacteria, and other germs every day. Your body is constantly working to fight off these pathogens and prevent infection. You can give it a hand, and keep yourself healthier, by taking steps to strengthen and boost your immune system.

 

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How to strengthen your immune system

Because your immune system is made of many interconnected cells and organs, there is no single change that is guaranteed to make it stronger.

However, by making lifestyle changes that increase the overall health and function of your body, you give your immune system the best chance of working optimally and fighting disease.

Strategies to strengthen your immune system include:

 

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Updated:

November 01, 2017

Reviewed By:

Christopher Nystuen, MD, MBA