Looking after your immune health has never been so important. Dietary and lifestyle changes can strengthen your body’s natural defences and help you fight harmful pathogens, or disease-causing organisms. You’ll discover here how the immune system works how to restore and maintain a healthy immune system and how to shorten duration and severity of colds and flu when you are under attack.
I also cover Your body’s immune system protects you from disease and infection, but if you have an autoimmune disease your immune system attacks healthy cells in your…. An autoimmune disease is a condition in which your immune system mistakenly attacks your body. The immune system normally guards against germs like bacteria and viruses. When it senses these foreign invaders, it sends out an army of fighter cells to attack them. Normally, the immune system can tell the difference between foreign cells and your own cells. In an autoimmune disease, the immune system mistakes part of your body, like your joints or skin, as foreign. It releases proteins called autoantibodies that attack healthy cells.