Are you ready to take an in-depth journey into your immune system? The immune system plays a crucial role in defending against harmful pathogens such as viruses, bacteria, and fungus.
Let’s get started—today, we’re discussing organs that function as barriers.
The innate immune response acts as our first line of defense to protect against harmful invaders such as bacteria and viruses. This first line of defense is made up of the following components:
We can help remove germs to prevent infections and thus aid our immune system by frequently washing our hands. Germs from unwashed hands can enter the body through food and by touching our eyes, nose, and mouth. These germs can also be transferred to others.
Introduction on Immunity-
Welcome to 5 Elements Coaching New Blog! Working to make it more of a resource and more than just quick posts like social media outlets. So here goes...
First series of posts will be on immunity..
Understanding and caring for your immune system is more important than ever before.
Throughout this series, we will cover the following topics:
- Organs that function as barriers
- The lymphatic system
- The thymus
- The spleen
- Lifestyle factors that impact your immune function
The main goal of the immune system is to protect us from infection and disease. Incredibly, the immune system keeps a record of every microbe it has ever defeated. That means it can recognize and destroy the microbe quickly if it enters the body again.
This series will dive into the process that helps the immune system function. It will also provide tips on different ways to help promote the function of various immune system parts.
When the immune system malfunctions or is overwhelmed, it cannot protect us from illness. For an easy to understand explanation of how the immune system works, check out this animated video: https://youtu.be/PSRJfaAYkW4
More coming soon...