How To Support Your Immune System as You Age

Nov 22

During adult life, we have a well-functioning immune system, but when we become older, our immune system becomes less efficient. As a result, we become more susceptible to infections such as influenza and the common cold.

Older people are not necessarily more often infected by these respiratory viruses, but they get more severe symptoms because the immune response to the viruses is less efficient.

In addition, the innate immune system in ageing also produces more inflammatory markers when it should be resting.

Inflammation is linked to almost all chronic non-communicable age-associated diseases and, like atherosclerosis, Alzheimer, type 2 diabetes, arthritis and osteoarthritis.

So how can you support your immune system? A healthy and balanced diet forms the basis for a normally functioning immune system.

Watch the video to learn more, and check out our solutions for natural immune support.

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