Tag Archives: immune

Medical News Today: How do our emotions affect our immune response?

New research uncovers fresh evidence to suggest that frequent exposure to negative emotions may have an important impact on the functioning of the immune system. Do you often feel sad or angry? This could affect how your body reacts, researchers warn. Many studies have shown that chronic exposure to stress, anxiety, and negative moods generally… Read More »

Chronic fatigue: Overactive immune system 'may trigger ME-like symptoms'

An overactive immune system may help explain the cause of chronic fatigue syndrome, scientists from King’s College London have suggested. Many sufferers of CFS, or ME, say their condition began with a challenge to their immune system like an infection. The scientists studied 55 patients with Hepatitis C who were given a drug that causes… Read More »

6 immune boosters you need right now

This week in ‘Ask the nutritionist’, Nutritional Director Rick Hay reveals three nutrients that help to boost immunity Kleenex tissues stuffed into your pockets, a blocked nose and a nasal voice – yes, it’s time to go to your local supermarket and buy some Lemsip. While this may benefit or ease the symptoms of a… Read More »