Revolutionize Your Health: Immune System Hacks By Dr. Axe

By: Dr. Axe |

Dr. Josh Axe

Today you’ll discover the key to better digestion, radiant skin, more energy and so much more: your immune system.

You know immune system helps protect you from bacteria and other invaders. But you might not know it also impacts virtually every other system in your body — from your hormones to your nervous system.

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Understanding this fact means two things:

1. Pinpointing immune issues can be challenging. Since immune issues can rear their ugly head in many ways, any one — or all — these things could be linked to an immunity problem†.

2. Supporting your immune system can completely revolutionize your health†. Even a small improvement can dramatically influence the way you look, feel and even think every day.

I know because a few years ago I helped my mom overcome a major health crises and a host of immune system challenges.

Within days of addressing these issues, she noticed:

  • Clearer thinking
  • More energy
  • And better sleep

A few months later, she looked years younger. She says,

“I feel better now than I did 20 years ago!”

Today, my mom is in the best shape of her life. She water skis every summer. Here she is waterskiing at age 60!

She’s making up for years of feeling sick and exhausted and living her life to the fullest every single day.

But it’s not just her. I’ve got thousands of success stories. People report complete transformations after addressing immunity issues.

We’re talking about people who went from lethargic to energetic, from “foggy” and unfocused to attentive and sharp, from “soft” and unfit to lean and strong.†

Today, I’ll show you how to do the same. 
But before I tell you how to support your immune system, let’s talk about how your immune system works and where issues originate.

What Exactly Is Your Immune System?

Your immune system is a collection white blood cells scattered throughout your body. And there are two major goals for immune cells:

  • Addressing issues INSIDE your cells.
  • Attacking infections on the OUTSIDE of the cells.

Almost every healthy person will have enough of both types of cells, fully functioning and performing their critical roles.

But problems arise when things interfere with these cells’ ability to respond to the areas they influence.†

In the modern world, these interference’s are becoming all too common.

Addressing heavy metal and pesticide issues is possible. Especially if we take steps to reduce our exposure to harmful compounds. With a few tweaks to your shopping list (buy organic) and lifestyle choices (avoid mercury-rich fish), you can see improvements almost immediately. And over time, you can see radical improvements in your health.

But when it comes to addressing the remaining two issues, we have to look much deeper into our diets and digestive system.

Optimizing Your Digestion: The Key to Immunity and Better Health

When it comes to fighting potential immune issues, digestion is key. Here are two of the most important steps you can take:

Step 1. Seal Your Leaky Gut†

Leaky gut syndrome is a rapidly growing condition. In fact, millions of people are struggling with it and don’t even know it. From the sound of it, you might think leaky gut only affects the digestive system, but in reality it can lead to many other health challenges.

According to research, the cause of your food allergies, low energy, joint discomfort, thyroid issues and immune challenges could be leaky gut symptoms spreading throughout the body.

Thankfully, you can get some quick wins on this front.  Two huge wins involve:

Removing Toxic Foods From Your Diet

Some foods are notoriously toxic to your immune system.

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Foods to avoid include:

  • Sugar and sweeteners:  Excess sugar will wreak havoc on your immune system faster than almost anything else. That includes avoiding everything from high-fructose corn syrup to artificial sweeteners as well. Be aware that sugar is an additive in many breads, condiments and dressings. Try to avoid as much extra sugar as possible.
  • Processed and microwaved foods: Highly processed foods have TONS of preservatives and fillers. Those things are hard to digest. And over time, they wear out your body’s energy, digestion cycle, and immune system. Try to buy food on the outer walls of your grocery store (organic vegetables/fruits and grass-fed meats) and prepare your own food whenever possible.
  • Hydrogenated oils: Vegetable oils like soybean, canola and corn oil are highly inflammatory and can lead to inflammation. Try to only use good fats such as coconut oil, olive oil, organic butter or ghee, as these can be soothing on your gut and great for your immunity.

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