Boosting your Immune System

Keeping your Immune system healthy
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By boosting your immune system, you can also help your eczema. You need to give yourself every chance possible if you’re going to manage your skin back to it’s full potential.

Things to Do Help Boost Your Immune System

Luckily there are lots of different things that we can all do to help boost your system.

The primary thing you should do, is try to eat the best foods for your body. Having the biggest effect, eating a well-balanced diet goes a long way to creating and sustaining a fit immune system. There are also specific items you can target on to help achieve that goal.

These foods contain dark berries such as blueberries and grapes. Cutting down on meat and increasing the consumption of fruits and vegetables has also been shown to help improve the defence system. This is because heavy protein such as meat, takes a lot more power to break down in your system, leaving less accessible energy for you as a whole. Garlic also contains a compound that can help to fight off germs.

Get Plenty of Vitamins

Another good idea to help improve your system is to take a daily mix of vitamins, including antioxidants supplements to help block free radicals in your system. Vitamin E and C are mainly best for this as well as carotene and selenium and also b-100. Be sure to talk your doctor for the best mix for your specific circumstances.

Only Use Antibiotics When You Need To

Another best tip is to reject indiscriminate use of different antibiotics. Yes, antibiotics will help fight bacteria but they can also stop the defense system from having a chance to deal with bacterial infections on its own. When you use antibiotics too much it can help bacteria to develop into powerful strain – which is bad for your defence system in the field.

Oral Hygiene

Finally, many people are shocked to learn the maintaining best oral health is vital for your defence system because your mouth is a remarkable place to harbour hidden infections. If you think about it for a minute you will realise why. You should brush your teeth and floss at least twice a day. You should also have an annual checkup with your dentist, so that they can root out any hidden cavities and infections.

Get More Sleep

A healthy sleep cycle can do amazing things for your body. If you’re struggling to sleep, please see our article on Insomnia and Eczema: Get More Sleep.

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