Christmas is right around the corner as I write this. I am looking forward to our kids coming home for a visit; other family members joining us for a special meal; friends and neighbors getting together. Just like everyone else there is lots of shopping, cooking, visiting, family dynamics. There is also more stress, more eating, less exercise; a break in the usual routine. It's wonderful to have the break, but it also takes it's toll on our immunity. Take a look at what you can do to build your immunity. And exercise for me...
3 Steps to Building Immunity41 days ago by Mark Murphy in ( Nutrition , · Science & Health )
- Weakened Immune System: Chronic stress can raise cortisol levels, making us more vulnerable to colds and the flu, as well as more serious health problems.
- Unhealthy Choices: In stressful situations, we often fail to sleep enough, eat well or exercise, increasing the likelihood of illness.