Tip of the Day

Simply getting enough sleep each night can make the difference between a strong immune system and one that leaves you vulnerable to illness. Sleep is important for both emotional and physical health and is essential for immunity. If you miss even a single night’s sleep, your immune system will suffer. In one study conducted at the San Diego Veterans Affairs Medical Center, it was found that a lack of adequate sleep for even one night can dramatically reduce NK (Natural Killer) cell activity the following day. [Editor’s note: NK cells are the immune system’s frontline of defense.]

(Source: Immunotics: Your Personal Immune-Boosting Program, by Robert Rountree, M.D., and Carol Colman.)

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