Immunity

Immunity, or the immune system, refers to the body’s ability to keep illness away by fighting infection and disease. A fully functioning immune system can quickly recognise a variety of threats to the body, such as bacteria, viruses and cancer, and remove them.

Immunity encompasses a range of organs that centre upon the production, maturation and storage of disease-fighting white blood cells. White blood cells, existing in two forms, lymphocytes and leukocytes, originate from the bone marrow. From the bone marrow they then move to the spleen and lymph nodes, circulating through the lymphatic system, waiting to tackle any invader.

There are multitudes of ways that immunity can go array. Allergies such as hay fever, a food allergy and asthma are perhaps some of the most common immune-related diseases. These conditions arise from incorrectly recognising a harmless material such as pollen, dust or food particles and raising a small immune response whenever these enter the body.

Other less common and more severe conditions of the immune system are autoimmune diseases. Autoimmunity results in the production of antibodies against the body’s own tissues, reducing the immune system’s ability to fight infection. Some examples include rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, type-1 diabetes and multiple sclerosis. The mainstream approach to treating autoimmunity is to deplete the immune system, leaving the body all the more susceptible to infection.

The mainstream’s common approach to boosting immunity is through measures like annual flu vaccines and antibiotics, despite the fact there are many natural ways with which you can protect and boost your immune system.

Many of us don’t think about our immune systems, but the fact is a compromised immune system is the gateway to disease and deteriorating health. The Daily Health will show you how to protect and bolster your immune system naturally and effectively.

Latest Articles in Immunity

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Manuka In The Battle Against MRSA

We receive many letters from readers who are due to go into hospital, or know a loved one who is, and are worried about the threat that deadly super bugs like MRSA pose. And its...

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Olive Leaf Extract’s Disease-Fighting Abilities

The numerous health benefits linked to extra virgin olive oil a vital ingredient in the Mediterranean diet are well known, especially in relation to its heart-protective properties...

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Colloidal Silver Helps Boost Immunity And Fights Infections

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Has Your Child Had Their Cocktail of Toxins Yet?

Recently the UK's interim Chief Science Officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies advised that children aged 12-13 months should have three vaccinations at one appointment. These includ...

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Key To Lasting Good Health is Your Lymphatic System

A lot has been said about cardiovascular health or how to improve our diets and lifestyle in order to try and prevent the development of cancer and other disease. But one very impo...

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Pathogens: 4 Natural Ways To Fight Pathogens

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Research has revealed the significant role inflammation plays in the development of atherosclerosis (narrowing of the arteries). In previous e-Alerts I've told you about C-reactive...

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Vaccines: Will We Ever Know The Whole Truth?

It's 8am in the morning, the trains to London are packed with commuters and everyone onboard is minding their own business, flicking through the morning papers or listening to musi...

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A New Weapon in the Fight Against Heart Disease

When an infection arises, your body sends in the WBC's. White blood cells, that is. WBC's (also known as leukocytes) are an indispensable element of the immune system; WBC co...

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Beta Glucans Boost Immunity: Don’t Let Your Guard Down Yet… Winter is Far From Over

I am sure most of you saw or read the news about the Swine Flu hotline - set up at the height of the pandemic - closing down, because of a decline in the numbers of people infected...

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