13 Simple Habits to Naturally Boost Your Immune System
What you eat, your attitude, and the amount of exercise you get can help play a role in strengthening your immune system and preventing illness.
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Take time to find calm
“Chronic stress can have a negative impact on your immune system,” says Tania Elliott, MD, infectious disease expert and allergist at NYU Langone in New York City. To help relieve some anxiety and tension, pause for two minutes a day to just breathe and focus on the now. “Meditation can definitely help,” she says. You can also try practicing this mantra throughout the day: There is no past or future, just the now.