How eye surgery at JHAH has helped save the sight of three local residents ›
The immune system does great in defending your body against infections caused by microorganisms. There are many health and nutrition tips that can boost your immune system and its response to infection. These tips also improve the functioning of your organs and reduce your risk for non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, obesity, hypertension, heart disease, stroke and some types of cancer.
Minimize stress by consuming healthy food; performing exercise; relaxing and breathing deeply; limiting your exposure to contaminants, pollution and noise; and keeping busy by volunteering. High levels of stress over a long period of time negatively affect the immune system.