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5 Easy Steps You Can Take To Boost Your Immune System Right Now

The body is constantly exposed to microorganisms that can be easily inhaled, swallowed, or absorbed via the skin and mucus membranes. Whether or not organisms turn into something to worry about is determined by the efficiency of the body’s defense system, also known as the immune system. If the immune system isn’t working properly, the body has an increased risk of developing some sort of illness or infection.

Given the current global pandemic that is the coronavirus (COVID-19), people should amp up their immune systems to increase the body’s natural defense. While coronaviruses are very common and have been around for many years, the new strain (COVID-19) that originated in China is slightly unknown. For the most part, COVID-19 is spread by person-to-person contact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). If you do contract the virus, symptoms can take anywhere from 2-14 days to appear. The initial symptoms are very similar to the common cold or flu, but the top three symptoms include fever, cough, and shortness of breath.

What Can You Do About It?

All of the previous information, in addition to the constant news reports and social media feeds, can be very scary, but there is hope. One of the best ways to protect yourself is by building immunity. We’ve detailed easy steps to take below.

Focus On Freshness:

You don’t need to be a nutritionist to understand that eating processed foods with lots of preservatives is not beneficial for your overall health. People continue to flood the stores to buy non-perishables like canned foods, packaged donuts, frozen foods, and who knows what else. There is a lot of published data on other respiratory viruses, though, and the evidence points to the fact that poor diet and metabolic health is linked to worse outcomes, including prolonged recovery and higher mortality rates. While social distancing is encouraged, it is also important to eat clean, prioritizing fruits and vegetables. These foods help supply the body with necessary vitamins and minerals that encourage immune strength.

Get Sufficient Sleep:

When your sleep is off, or you aren’t getting enough sleep, the body has a difficult time recovering. People who lack sleep can experience inflammatory responses that reduce T cell (specific white blood cells) activity in the body. This ultimately weakens immune response, so it is advised that you get 7-8 hours of sleep every night to establish a healthy circadian rhythm.

Maintain Personal Hygiene:

This shouldn’t have to be said, but we’re saying it anyway. Scrub those hands, wash your face, clean behind your ears, brush your teeth, and wear clean clothing. There are billions of microbes around us at all times, so you want to regularly clean your body. A clean body can help promote the development of healthy bacteria that strengthen the immune system. In these quarantined times, it can be easy to just wear the same sweatpants every day, but don’t do that.

Limit Alcohol Consumption:

Many studies have shown that high alcohol consumption is linked to reduced immune function. To fight infections, it is wise to cut back on alcohol intake. Additionally, alcohol negatively impacts gut health, which decreases the amount of beneficial bacteria in the body and makes you more susceptible to harmful pathogens. If you are trying to boost your immune system, cut alcohol out of your diet.

Exercise:

You don’t need a gym to exercise, people. Daily activity is a must and there is no shortage of online workout videos with detailed instructions that show you how to do the exercises. A 2018 study found that adults (aged 55-79) with higher levels of physical activity had reduced rates of immunosenescence (the gradual deterioration of the immune system over time). Another study found that moderate exercise mobilizes immune cells that defend against pathogens. Systemic inflammation is directly correlated with little to no daily activity. Exercising helps mobilize T cells, which are white blood cells that guard against infection.

Stay safe, everyone, and remember to try and keep your stress levels down. Chronic stress can suppress immune response because of the over presence of cortisol, which interferes with T cell production.

Sources:

https://www.verywellhealth.com/ways-to-boost-your-immune-system-naturally-89283
https://draxe.com/health/how-to-boost-your-immune-system/
https://healthcareinamerica.us/for-a-stronger-immunity-natural-ways-to-boost-the-immune-system-d7aba9ae599b
https://www.ksl.com/article/46728101/3-things-you-can-do-to-boost-your-immune-system-amid-covid-19-outbreak

2020-03-20T09:40:42-07:00

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    Q: Good Day to you. July 07, I was diagnosed with having the auto-immune disease Myasthenia Gravis. Since then I have had several hospital stays, including a surgery to remove my Thymus Gland...(beleif that this was one cause)and taking many medications, one of which suppresses my immune system, the others include steroids which have terrible side effects...etc. My latest hospital stay, I was placed on the vent and intubated, because of the Myasthenia and an infection that my body couldn't fight off (suppressed immune system) that further complicated the MG restricting my respiratory system. That was a truly scary and painful experience. I am only 32 and I have been searching for a more natural approach to eradicating this Dis-Ease of the body which they say there is no cure. My thoughts are, they are not looking for cures...if they did, that would mean the pharmaceutical companies no longer have reason to continue to poison and make dependent on them those whom they make the medications...which eventually cause other problems...meaning they don't make money if cures are found. The continuous pill taking and side effects are causing more problems than the original diagnosis. Please let me know if any of your products are a possible answer to my prayers. I am desperately seeking...in addition to keeping the faith and staying strong in prayer, a more natural approach to dealing with MG and taking care of my body, the temple of which the creator has kept alive in spite of this potentially dangerous ailment. Thank you in advance for your time.

    A:

    You didn't have to have your thymus gland removed. This gland is the seat of the immune system so the doctors removed your natural defense and then gave you toxins which are really exacerbating your situation. I recommend that you perform the FULL BODY DETOX and after performing, take a daily regimen of RAINFOREST TONIC, IMMUNE BOOSTER EXTRACT, KHEMETIAN GOLD, ACTIVATED CHARCOAL and ELECTRIC GREENS CELL FOOD. You can overcome your present health crisis! Just stay strong, focused (on your healing), and POSITIVE! Every problem including with health is an opportunity!!!!!!

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    Q: While I know by experience that herbs can have a healing effect, You say that clearly, "Sarcoidosis affects the glands", the inner and outer skin, and the lymphatic system. Sarcoidosis is a degenerative disease, and is therefore due to improper diet. You don't mention at any stage that it is an auto immune disease. To say that diet alone can cause one's immune system to attack the body, and major organs (which you don't mention anywhere) seems very simplistic. I may be wrong, but I hope you are not just raising hopes for all the sufferers out there. My sister has sarcoidosis.

    A:

    Beloved, why would I want to in futile and falsely raise innocent people's hopes and create bad karma for myself? I'm not one of the unscrupulous Christian ministers who do such, Beloved. I'm a wise natural healer. I have no incentive in raising false hopes. Life is not joke nor is suffering! Sarcoidoisis is a PREVENTABLE and REVERSIBLE disease which means it is diet related. A disease is preventable because eating wrong foods can be prevented. A disease is reversible because poor diet is reversible. Research the medical term "degenerative disease" and you'll understand where I'm coming from. I'm not one to embrace auto-immune disease because when the body turns on itself that's not natural. The person did something to make their body attack itself. People invite disease, Ma'am via WRONG DIET, WRONG THOUGHTS, WRONG ACTIONS, etc. If she was born with sarcoidosis, she picked up in life, a life that she led pursuant to her own free will. I say again: YOU CAN heal from any disease! If you believe you can, you can. If you believe you can't, you can't! It IS that simple! Jesus (not that you may be a Christian, I'm just quoting) stated: If thou canst belive, all things are possible to him that believeth!

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    Q: My cat is currently having a hypersensitive reaction to canned food that I purchased from Whole Foods. It contained fish and I think it has upset my cat's stomach. Will your Cat and Dog Immune Booster Formula help stabilize his upset stomach? He responds well to the antibiotic from the vet however if I can give him something all natural to help his entire immune system then he and I won't have to go through the stress of going to the vet.

    A:

    I say give your cat something natural to stablize the upset stomach. Immune Booster will greatly help your cat. Or, you could give your cat Electric Greens Cell Food (open up a few capsules) and the alkalinity from this formula will serve as an antacid.

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    Q: What products will assist me with getting a higher T-cell and a healthier immune system in my fight against HIV/aids?

    A:

    Read this article: â€AIDS/HIV†Products that will help you: Electric Greens Cell Food, Vitamin C, Immune Support, and Rainforest Tonic.

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    Q: I'm hpv positive, could you recommend some of your products to keep my immune system strong, I have been feeling tired and sick often with a cold.

    A:

    First, perform the FULL BODY DETOX. Next, perform the ANTI-VIRAL CLEANSE AND REGIMEN. Please read our â€HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS (HPV)†article. You can heal from HPV, Beloved!

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    Q: My Daugter is suffereing from Autoimmune, is there any kit that can she take? The main issue is the Lymphocyte number is above normal (48%). She is Diabetic because of the Autoimmune, her Lymphocyte number was almost 10 times the normal range during the attack. We have tried some detoxing, like dandelion and others. Is there any formula that could Cleanse the Immune system and help the immune system to become normal.

    A:

    Yes, by all means there is a Dherbs formula for the child, the Children's Detox (which is in liquid form)!

    Product Links:
    Children Detox

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    Q: I think this way is easier and faster to have your response. I currently have many skin problems. I first started having body rash and eczema around my lips. When the skin gets dry, it hurts, and I've been trying to moisturize the skin with using all natural Burt's Bees andor Hugo natural lotion, cream or oil. I tried sea salt soak and been taking Sen-Fen, Blood formula, Immune support, Anti-Viral, but it's not working and the symptoms haven't gotten better at all. My entire body is really itchy from rash, so I haven't been able to sleep well for the past 2-3 weeks. If you have any suggestions for life style, special drinks and foods or products I can use, please let me know asap.

    A:

    Greetings! You skin problems are explained in the article "SKIN DISORDER = BLOOD DISORDER" which I suggest you read. (visit articles section). When there's no physical healing, check the mind. Check out the NEW MENTAL SCIENCE MANUAL and there is a chapter in there on using the mind to heal. Basically you are focusing too much on the problem and not the solution which is optimal health and well-being. You are telling yourself how you don't want these problems and by saying this subconsciously, you are keeping the problems. Have your permanently switched or changed your diet? If not, what are you waiting for? Your blood is begging to be purified. Herbs alone won't get the job done. Let go of worrying about the problem. Focus on enjoying life, getting back in balance and you will begin to heal!

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    Q: Please tell me which products will help my 11 yr old son eliminate or aid in his healing of this horrible disease (Allergic Fungal Sinusitis). He was taking allergy shots once a week for a year. He is allergic to everything...grass, trees; dustmites, soy, wheat, dairy, eggs. He now drinks rice milk and I order food online at ener_g foods such as breads, cookies etc that are made without all the things he is allergic to. I want to boost his immune system to help fight this disease. He is on a strict diet and I would love you input on how to help him.

    A:

    Clearly he's toxic! Clean his body out and the problem will go away. Try CHILDREN DETOX (liquid extracts) . Let him drink warm water and lemon juice (from fresh squeezed lemon) every day. Let him drink herbal tea of Mullein leaf and/or Eucalyptus. When he is bathing, drop in 6-8 drops of essential oil of Eucalyptus per bath and add 1 box of sea salt to every bath. Let him soak for 45 minutes or so. He can heal from this problem!

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    Q: Hello, I am going to Africa next month and I want something to build my immune system before I go. I also need to perform a cleanse before I start using the immune builder. What products do you recommend and why. How soon will I be able to get the suggested products?

    A:

    Perform the FULL BODY DETOX and then take our IMMUNE SUPPORT formula and RAINFOREST TONIC TEA. Why? Well, just read the descriptions of these products and you'll be greatly convinced based upon their activity on and in the body.

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    Q: My 18 month old has sickle cell anemia. What do you suggest to help keep her immune system fortified? She is currently taking daily doses of penicillin (2 tsp), 10 mg folic acid 1000 mg vitamin C, 1/4 tsp B12. I'm doing everything I can to keep her healthy and strong. What else can I do?

    A:

    Read our â€SICKLE CELL ANEMIA CRISIS†article for solutions (located under ARTICLES). If you need additional help after reading this article, e-mail us again.

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    Q: I absolutely felt great, while I was taking the FULL BODY DETOX and the ANTI-VIRAL CLEANSE AND REGIMEN. Where can I get the ELECTRIC GREENS CELL FOOD? Can I order them from you? What herbs should I take on a daily basis to keep my immune system strong and blood clean? What do you suggest? I am still waiting on my doctor to call me with my results after the ANTI-VIRAL CLEANSE AND REGIMEN and 5 working days has passed and I have not heard anything yet?

    A:

    YOU CAN ORDER FROM DHERBS.COM. (VISIT OUR ON-LINE STORE), GO TO WWW.DHERBS.COM. YOU CAN ORDER RAINFOREST TONIC, IMMUNE SUPPORT, BLOOD AND LYMPHATIC FORMULA , AND VITAMIN C. STAY POSITIVE AND FOCUSED ON YOUR HEALING. JUST BE PATIENT AND LET TIME TAKE ITS COURSE.

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    Q: I have been a heavy smoker for eight years and I recently felt the cigarettes start taking a toll on me. Three weeks ago I started having this irritating throat ache, so I starting skipping a few cigarettes. The more smokes I skipped the more I felt my throat getting better. Shortly after I started back smoking heavily again I experienced bronchitis/pneumonia symptoms. Such as Fevers, Soar and swollen throat, congestion, wet coughs, loss of appetite, and a few other symptoms. I immediately stopped smoking. It’s been 6 days now and my symptoms have decreased, but I am getting these nasty night sweats. I am waking up at least 4 or five times a night drenched in sweat. I feel it could be a number of things causing the night sweats such as nicotine withdrawals, my body's immune system going to work and sweating out toxins, and a number of other reasons. I would like to hear your expert opinion on why you think I am experiencing these sweat episodes, that sometimes happened in the day too. Also I took one capsule of Super Milk Thistle 3 days ago.

    A:

    It's plain and simple: HEALING CRISIS (withdrawal).

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    Q: I went on a business trip to a not so clean hotel and came back with these mites. I tried to treat them with a common cream (I cannot think of the name right now). It worked but I did not realize then that you were supposed to use a follow up application a week later. They are back, and now seem to be immune to it. I?ve read about neem and karanja oils, and I have tried them, but I am not sure I am doing it right. Any suggestions?

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    Bathe in hot water, 2-3 boxes of sea salt, 7 drops of tea tree oil, 3 drops of Eucalyptus oil, and half a cup of hydrogen peroxide daily.

    You can also perform our Parasite & Worm Cleanse to detoxify your body from harmful invaders.

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    Q: I made the alternative baby formula for my 3 month old yesterday, and she drank all of it! However, I just did some research online and wanted to know what your take on a warning I found online. Caution: Irish Moss has some blood thinning properties, So people taking anti-coagulating medications should avoid using it. Pregnant or breast-feeding patients should avoid it. Infants shouldn't be given Irish moss because it may suppress the immune system. Patients with underlying bleeding disorders or hypotension should use Irish moss with caution. Please Advise?

    A:

    A bunch of BS! Don't believe the hype! Sea moss is 100% nutrition with no adverse side effects!

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    Q: I would like to know what is I can take for my sinuses I have very bad problems with them, and there are not many over the counter medications that I can take cause I no longer have a thyroid gland. I would like to know what I can take to help lose a little weight, as well as what is that I can take to help me get pregnant, and I would need to know what I can take that will not hurt me being that I no longer have that thyroid gland in my body and I need a product to help improve my immune system... I have other questions but I would rather ask you them myself.

    A:

    We suggest you take SINUS FORMULA, MUCUS FORMULA, IMMUNE EXTRACT,  and THYROID FORMULA. These will greatly help you.

    Also, consider performing the Full Body Cleanse.  You should do this kit before taking the 4 individual formulas. The Full Body Cleanse can aid your entire system and greatly improve their function.

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    Q: My daughter is 2 years old and I am trying to help prevent her from having bad colds or colds at all. She is going to a daycare facility while I work and I know she is being exposed to a lot of other germs. What can I give her to help her immune system?

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    You could give her CHILDREN'S ELIXIR EXTRACT and/or IMMUNE BOOSTER EXTRACT! A healthy diet is the best thing though! And try not to worry about germs. They are so overrated. Just think positive - think the best and you will attract it!

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    Q: The problem is I am having heavy congestion and now its worse. I am pulling up dark green mucus, I have a sore throat, and also I have the chills. I am sick like almost every other day. My immune system is going down the drain. It’s depressing I don't know what to do because not even the doctors know what to do except for prescribing antibiotics.

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    I WOULD RECOMMEND THAT YOU PERFORM OUR FULL BODY DETOX FOLLOWED BY OUR RESPIRATORY CLEANSE AND REGIMEN. THESE WILL HELP YOUR CONDITION AND HELP YOU TO HEAL. AFTER YOU PERFORM THESE KITS OR AT LEAST ONE OF THEM, A GOOD DAILY FORMULA WOULD BE OUR RAINFOREST TONIC AND/OR OUR IMMUNE SUPPORT FORMULA. AND REMEMBER, YOU MUST ALSO CHANGE YOUR DIET. YOUR DIET IS WHERE THE MUCUS IS COMING FROM. YOU CAN HEAL, BELOVED! IT'S YOUR DIVINE BIRTHRIGHT!

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    Q: My brother was diagnosed with HIV some years ago; now he has full blown AIDS. He is very weak now and has stopped taking the medication that he was given on many times now there are not too many more things that they can give him what do you suggest that he take to build his immune system up I told him that he needs to detox. What should he do first? Should he do the blood cleaning first or the ANTI-VIRAL CLEANSE AND REGIMEN first or the FULL BODY DETOX first please help me help him he will be calling you for a phone consultation.

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    First, please read the â€AIDS AND HIV†article on our site. Knowledge is very important in healing and solutions. Product-wise, please start him out first with the FULL BODY DETOX Cleanse followed by the ANTI-VIRAL CLEANSE AND REGIMEN. Perform these for starters and contact us again after he completes these two kits. Kudos to him for stopping the medication that is sure to have killed him by blowing out his immune system and destroying his liver.

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    Q: I have been recommended to your site. I have been diagnosed with this autoimmune disease 10 years ago. It almost killed me 5 years ago because I could not eat. I was in remission for 4 years. It is back. I am on 20 mg of prednisone to counter the immune system. I was given cellcept 200-0 mgautoimmune drug, could not take it. It made me black and blue and I have a low platelet problems as well. Right now the platelets are going in the right direction. What do you recommend?

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    Try our FULL BODY DETOX Cleanse!

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    Q: I have a woman friend who has lupus but becuz she refuses prescription medication, hasn't shown signs of it's debilitating symptoms. Is there anything she can take to enhance her immune system to further lessen lupus' affects? Also her son is autistic. While I don?t think there are natural remedies for autism, is there anything you can recommend that will decrease autisms? affects?

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    Please read the "Metaphysics of Autoimmune Disorders" article and "Bi-polar" article (which touches on disorders such as autism). Regardless of the disease or disorder, a person should always DETOX with the Full Body Detox and change their diet to a vegan one. Peace and Love!