The human body is a system that is composed of many different types of cells, tissues and organs. Daily human activities unconsciously expose this system to attacks by pathogens which could lead to infections and diseases.
Fortunately, there is a shield that protects the body from infection and diseases, “the immune system“. The immune system is the body’s defense system that uses white blood cells and antibodies to identify and eliminate organisms that get through the body’s natural barriers. It is important to note that the immune system is not omnipotent, it gets weakened by several external factors such as stress, excessive alcohol, poor diet, dehydration, lack of sleep, smoking, and exposure to harmful chemical and UV radiation.
When this defense system gets weakened, the body becomes vulnerable to infections and diseases. Whenever there’s a pandemic, the strength of your immune system determines your vulnerability to the disease. People who survive a pandemic are mostly those with a strong immune system, therefore, it explains the reason why you need to boost your immune system regularly.
About “The COVID-19”
The corona virus is a family of viruses that cause disease in animals but a new species of this virus has been identified to affect humans, “The Covid-19”. According to research, people with weak immune system, older adults and people with underlying illness such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer may be more likely to have severe symptoms…