immune system health

Feed Your Immune System

Tip #6: You Are What You Eat We couldn’t talk about supporting our immune systems without talking about Nutrition. What we put into our bodies impacts how our bodies function and defend us from infections or illnesses.  When we talk about nutrition, we are talking about the process of ingestion, digestion, absorption, and utilization of …

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Feed Your Immune System

Exercise & Your Immune System

Ready for Tip # 5? Exercise/Movement! We hear it all of the time right? Exercise to stay healthy. But what is it that is so important about exercise and movement? Movement is genetically essential for our DNA. That means how you move or don’t move is very important to your health. We need healthy signals …

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Meet Our Molekule

This week for Immune System Health we want to take a more in depth look at the Molekule Air Purifier we have in the practice. The Molekule cleans and purifies our air from not only smoke and chemicals, but also over 99.9% of bacteria and viruses. University of Minnesota testing proves Molekule’s PECO (10X more …

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Sun Sun Sun Here We Come!

Immune System Health Month Tip #3 We are sure you have heard it before, but it is so important it bears repeating. Having the proper levels of Vitamin D is ESSENTIAL to having a Strong Immune System. It acts like a hormone and enables our immune system to have resources and fast-acting soldiers that protect …

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Immune System Health Tip #2

By now, everybody has heard of gut health and how important it is to our overall health and immune system. This is because there is an important connection between your digestive system and your brain. What’s more, recent studies show that your brain affects your gut health, and your gut affects your brain health.  The …

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Sleep & Your Immune System

Immune System Health Month Tip #1 We had some great guesses for what Tip #1 would be. Did you cast your vote? When we look at our immune systems, our goal is to help our innate immune system work how it was designed. One of the most important actions we can take to help our …

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Get Ahead of the Game!

Summer is in full swing, and with it comes more BBQs, more time outside, and an increase in our skin’s exposure to UV rays. Historically, we’ve been instructed to cover up, avoid the midday rays, and slather on sunscreen. But despite these warnings, the incidence of skin cancer is still on the rise. In fact, …

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Hand Sanitizer: Hurting or Helping?

Hand sanitizer although useful at times, does affect the probiotics on your skin, mouth, and gut. Hand sanitizer is useful when you can’t wash your hands with soap and water, but it has become one of the most over used measures to cleansing one’s hands, especially right now. Recently we’ve had many patients that are having issues with their health directly caused by the …

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Focus on Gut Health

Our immune system resilience (i.e., our ability to adapt and fight off bacteria and viruses) is dependent on our gut health. But unfortunately, our gut systems get abused during this time of year because of all the holiday food, treats, and alcohol. The biggest offenders to your gut health aside from antibiotics are alcohol, sugar, …

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Immune System Health Month

You all ready for Tip #4? I bet you can guess what it is based on our event last week. Yep, you guessed it, Fasting is another great way to strengthen your immune system response naturally, to help you better adapt and fight off potential viruses and pathogens. Take a look at our recap of …

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Bulletproof Your Immune System Tip #3

We are moving on to tip 3 of our Bulletproof your Immune system series for Immune Health Month. If you missed weeks one and two, you can check them out here. This may seem like an obvious one, but its importance cannot be understated. Tip #3 is Get Lots of Rest! Get Lots of Rest Studies continually show that 8 hours …

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Bulletproof Your Immune System

Happy Halloween! We loved seeing all of your costumes this year, both in the practice and online!  November is Immune Health Month, and to celebrate we are doing a series of tips on how to strengthen your immune system. Over the next few weeks, we will be hi-lighting simple things you can do to stay healthy …

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Stay Ahead of the Cold & Flu

It’s that time of year again when our level of health begins to lower, and we start to succumb to the cold and flu viruses. But why? And what can we do to stay healthy? To answer the question of why let’s examine our lifestyle habits from this time of year. Summer is over, the …

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Vitamin D… What’s all the fuss?

Vitamin D is a profoundly important nutrient that provides a vast array of health benefits. The question is, do we really need to supplement? And if we do, what’s the proper dosage? It is estimated that up to 85% of people have insufficient levels of vitamin D and are unaware of their deficient state. While …

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Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a profoundly important nutrient that provides a vast array of health benefits. The question is, do we really need to supplement? And if we do, what’s the proper dosage? It is estimated that up to 85% of people have insufficient levels of vitamin D and are unaware of their deficient state. While …

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