Immunity has been one of the top searched keywords in the past year. This is because keeping our immunity strong is one of our best bets to fight the novel coronavirus.If you have been looking for ways to boost your immunity, five easy ways to boost your immunity.
Get adequate sleep
Getting enough sleep is one of the basic steps towards healthy living. According to a study published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, a good night's sleep can help the T-cells function better. T cells are responsible for killing infected cells in the body and regulating the immune response.
Say no to alcohol
A glass of alcohol can actually spell doom for immunity. It reduces the body's capacity to fight off infections.
Quit smokingSmoking disrupts the balance of the immune system and reduces the body's ability to fight off infections.
Keep your stress levels in check
Stress can wreak havoc in our system. Even if you are eating right, sleeping enough, not smoking or drinking, stress still can be a villain in your life, which reduces your body's ability to beat infections.
Stay physically active
According to a 2019 study published in the Journal of Sports and Health Science, every time you engage in moderate exercise, your body's natural defence system enhances.
(With Times of India inputs)