Poor immune system - this is how you strengthen your immune system

Did you know that as much as 70% of our immune system is in the gut? For those who want to stay healthy, it is therefore extra important to keep the stomach and intestinal flora in good condition.

Weak immune system – How to strengthen your immune system

What is the immune system?

The immune system plays a very important role for our body and our well-being. The immune system consists of a network of cells, tissues and organs that work together to protect the body against viruses, bacteria and diseases. The protective cells are called white blood cells – they work by attacking the foreign organisms that cause diseases. If you have a poor immune system, you have a lower level of white blood cells, your body will then not be able to resist the organisms that have entered your body in an attempt to make you sick.

However, about 70 percent of our immune system is located in the digestive tract, and a healthy intestinal flora is therefore important for a strong immune system. The intestinal flora consists of millions of bacteria and microorganisms that live in our intestines. These bacteria play an important role in the immune system as they, among other things, strengthen the intestinal barrier and thus prevent harmful bacteria from entering our bloodstream. The bacteria also help the immune system by increasing the number of antibodies, assisting in protein synthesis, and by producing molecules that kill the unfriendly bacteria.

Why do some people have poorer immune systems?

Everyone has different bacterial flora in the intestine and thus also different strong immune systems. The foundation for the immune system is laid already at birth when the baby inherits some of the mother’s bacteria. Thereafter, the intestinal flora develops up to about four years of age. We get the bacteria mainly in us through the food we eat, but also through our surroundings. The intestinal flora is part of the adaptive, non-innate immune system, which is the part of the immune system that we can influence ourselves. We can build up the adaptive immune system during our lifetime by challenging, training, and adapting the body to a life where the body will be exposed to bacteria and viruses.

Trying to avoid viruses and bacteria completely is thus not a solution as the body does not get the right conditions to strengthen the immune system. On the other hand, we can and should make sure that we take care of our immune system in the right way so that it stays strong and can defend our body against attack.

Therefore, it is important to take care of the immune system

Every day, the immune system works hard to protect and support us, but in order for it to do its job, we must take care of it. Unhealthy diet, stress and too little sleep are examples of things that can negatively affect the immune system. But just as the immune system can be weakened, it can also be overstimulated and the important thing is therefore to find a balance.

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Boost the immune system – 5 tips

  1. Strengthen your gut flora – A healthy gut flora is the key to a strong immune system. Top up with good bacteria and prebiotic fibre, either through food (fermented and raw vegetables and fruits) or through a synbiotic supplement .
  2. Exercise properly – Exercise has been shown to increase the amount of certain good bacteria that are especially important for the immune system. For optimal health, we should move so that our heart rate goes up and we get a little sweaty for at least 30 minutes five days a week.
  3. Stress less – Easier said than done, but no less important for that! The good intestinal bacteria dislike stress and prolonged stress can therefore create an imbalance in the intestinal flora. Something as simple as laughing or taking a few deep breaths can quickly lower stress levels and lift your spirits.
  4. Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables – An increased intake of fruits and vegetables has been shown to contribute with lots of positive effects, among other things, it can strengthen the immune system. Raw vegetables and fruits also contain prebiotics – the good bacteria’s favorite food. Have a look at the anti-inflammatory diet and its benefits. 
  5. Prioritize sleep – Lack of sleep can have a number of negative effects. Studies show, among other things, that people who sleep less than 6 hours a night are four times more likely to have a weakened immune system. Figure out how much sleep you need to feel good and make sure you get it every night whether it is 7, 8 or 9 hours.

You can test these tips to strengthen your immune system for preventive purposes – if you feel that you already have a weakened immune system, we recommend that you seek medical attention.

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