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Immune system myths

  • A lack of sleep does not affect your immune system. There is a strong link between restorative sleep and a healthy immune system.
  • Supplements can help you get better faster. Taking megadoses of one vitamin has not been proven to support the immune system.
  • Kids need supplements. They really should get vitamins and minerals from eating nutritious foods.
  • Exercise does not affect the immune system. Exercise lowers blood pressure, keeps body weight under control and can protect you from some diseases.

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Was learning about communicable diseases in biology, and found the process of immunity really interesting in the context of the COVID 19 pandemic.

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