BY: Camila Loew
As the world struggles to recover from the Covid19 pandemic, and we anxiously await the right vaccine, an active thing you can do for yourself is to take steps to boost your immune system.
In order for disease to manifest, there has to be an agent -such as a virus- as well as a host, i.e., an organism that can carry the disease. The host doesn't necessarily get sick; we can act as carriers for an agent without displaying symptoms of the disease (asymptomatic carriers). We get sick when some part of our physiology becomes hospitable or attractive to the agent.
What this means is that by making ourselves as unattractive as possible to the agents of disease -by strengthening our immune system- we lessen the chances of getting sick. Here we offer you several ideas, simple ways to take action and boost your immunity naturally to prevent illness: