Immunity what is thy price?
You are as healthy as your immunity permits you to be. Immunity is your ability to fight invading organisms be it virus or bacteria. Therefore, here we are going to see how to build up a strong and healthy immunity mechanism in our bodies. By building a healthy reservoir of strength against invading organisms, one can be sure of not getting any disease.
Immunity vs disease
You will be surprised to know that immunity and disease are inversely connected. How? The more immunity you have, the less likely it is for you to fall ill. Conversely, if you are afflicted with a disease, your immunity is, likely to have shrunk. Furthermore, if you examine the word disease; it consists of two words dis-ease which means the opposite of being at ease. Being at ease is a sign of health, right?
Eat healthily and build immunity
You are what you eat. It may sound too simplistic, but it is a fact. Eating affects your very being. Therefore, always make a wise and knowledgeable choice when it comes to eating. Fruits, veggies, and lean meat are preferable to other heavy food. Remember, immunity builds resistance to infection and influenza. Moreover, remember to consume as much water as possible for improved digestion and circulation.
Negative factors affecting immunity
You guessed it correct! Smoking!
The single big contributor of weakness and impairment to your lungs is smoking. Give up if not already done. It is no longer fashionable to smoke! If you remember the eighties, everyone smoked.! The actors, celebrities, you name it, they did. Remember, ” Come to Marlboro Country”? The handsome macho looking man with a Stetson western hat holding a horse. His left hand holding the horse and a glowing cigarette in his right! So effective was the ad, the theme of the ad continued for a long time!
Positive factors building up immunity
Let us come to the positive aspect of building and harnessing the immunity factor. In fact, any type of physical exercise is welcome. To begin with, the list of physical exercises is long and varied. It includes walking, jogging, long-distance running like a marathon. Not to speak of the gym, aerobics, swimming, cycling apart from Yoga and Meditation is unthinkable! Therefore, join a weekend online yoga class. Better still any class that teaches you a deep breathing technique. In fact, there are so many different practices of deep breathing techniques that are effective in building up immunity.
Psychological factors affecting immunity
Studies have shown that one’s self-esteem and self-worth are intricately connected to personality. Therefore, anything that elevates your mood like music, dance, and meditation is worth its weight in gold! Go for it without postponing it to tomorrow! Also, conversely, if you feel low, you may not want to do any practices! In this context, ten minutes of doing something every day is more important than reading about it!
Summing up, an ounce of practice is worth a pound of knowledge! So go for it now and enjoy every bit of the present moment! Never accept other’s definition of life. Because it is your life, so define it yourself and build your health practice. Good luck and safe living!