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Strengthen the immune system

Strengthen the immune system

Some tips to strengthen your immune system.

Unfortunately, little is said in the media about strengthening your immune system while this is so extremely important. A good immune system ensures that your body can cope with a lot and fights diseases/bacteria/viruses.

1. Focus on a healthy night's sleep where you have enough deep sleep moments. Between 7 and 9 hours is sufficient for adults. Your immune system is disrupted if you don't have enough quality sleep. One hour less sleep already has an increased chance of getting sick. Create a regular sleep rhythm and provide a relaxing evening ritual so that stress does not give you too much energy. Avoid too much (blue) light at night so that your melatonin hormone can be released properly and you can sleep well. Also, do not drink caffeine drinks after 2 p.m. A magnesium supplement in the evening can also contribute to a good night's sleep. This is because magnesium activates neurotransmitters responsible for relaxing the body and mind. As a result, you experience deeper sleep and are better able to fall asleep

2. Eating fast sugars directly lowers your immune system. When you're sitting at home so much, it may be harder to stay healthy but get sugary products as little as possible. Prioritize your health and know what you are doing this for

3. Boost your immune system with extra fruits and vegetables

4. Get plenty of exercise! Get outside for a nice walk/bike ride and get your vitamin D flowing. Vitamin D is proven effective for a healthy and strong immune system. You can also take extra vitamin C and zinc as supplements. Vitamin C and zinc are both antioxidants that help protect your body from harmful outside influences and maintain normal immune system function.