Check your immunity

What is your immune function status?

The factors below may put you at risk for depressed immune function

  • frequent (more than four times per year) acute infections, such as a cold, flu or ear infection
  • persistent infection, such as Candidiasis (Candida overgrowth), parasites, athlete`s foot, Epstein-Barr virus, herpes or warts
  • cancer or a high risk of cancers
  • low healing wounds
  • unexplained fatigue
  • diet high in sugar
  • hidden food allergies
  • excessive stress
  • insufficient sleep
  • excess body weight
  • silicone implants
  • excessive exercise
  • regular intake of aspirin or acetaminophen
  • cortisone therapy or chemotherapy
  • long history of antibiotic use
  • long history of vaccinations
  • recent accident or surgery
  • exposure to mercury (dental amalgams, contaminated fish), lead (old paint, copper water pipes), cadmium (cigarettes) or arsenic
  • exposure to pesticides, such as on non-organic foods, on lawns and in houses
  • exposure to organic solvents, such as paint thinners, petroleum distillates or carpet cleaners

If many of the above statements ring true for you. It is advisable to investigate ways you can change your lifestyle or modify your behaviour so you are not working against your immune system.

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