The immune system is easy to generalize but hard to detail each individual part. Generally we all know that the immune system protects us from infection. The immune system can also become unstable and attack an individual, this is called autoimmunity and these conditions are on the rise in our toxic and busy world.
Our immune systems can also get confused and try to help out and create a change in the body due to a perceived threat, but not be very helpful when it creates cancer.
There can be dysregulation in the immune system that results in allergies, eczema and asthma.
Your immune system is made of up a complex collection of cells and organs.
A huge percentage of the immune system is located in the digestive system. Some experts say up to 60-70% of the immune system has an impact or effect in the digestive system. The great part of this fact is that we have good access to the digestive system by diet modification and support with oral agents such as vitamins, minerals, herbs and co-factors.
The immune system is a complex group of defense responses, with multiple locations and names…..but each and every part of the immune system that has been researched, has been able to be modified using natural substances. The research is vast.
Many people use naturopathic doctors to optimize their immune system during flu/cold season, support allergies, asthma and eczema and some use naturopathic medicine to support autoimmunity and cancer.
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