50 Ways To Boost Your Immune System By Dr. Kelley Mulhern
Your immune system is not ONE system! It is actually made up of MANY different components:
The HEALTH of your IMMUNE SYSTEM is largely what determines how your body REACTS when under siege by foreign invaders -it is your internal military force that helps the good guys fight the bad guys. Simple, but that is the long and short of it.
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|Contain Peyer’s Patches – areas of lymphoid tissue similar to lymph nodes. These prevent harmful materials from entering the bloodstream|
|Tonsils||Contain pits to trap bacteria. White blood cells surround and kill them. House lymphocytes to create antibodies|
|Spleen||Stores platelets, creates lymphocytes, destroys/recycles old red blood cells|
|Thymus||Location where T-lymphocytes mature. Protects against auto-immune diseases|
|Lymph Nodes||Filters and traps foreign particles; contains white blood cells|
|Lymph Vessels||Allows lymph fluid to circulate through body|
|Stomach||Acid kills bacteria and viruses|
|Skin||Barrier to bacteria and viruses|
|Mucous Membranes||Secrete mucus which makes surfaces slippery so that viruses and bacteria cannot attach|
|Bone Marrow||Area where adult stem cells are created that can differentiate into many cell types|
|White Blood Cells||Found in blood and in tissues -liver, bone marrow, lymph nodes, spleen, etc.|
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