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With aging comes change in the body’s immunity. The body’s defense system doesn’t work as well as it did in younger days. Fortunately, there are steps older adults can take to compensate for the immune system’s decline. It’s important to do so to protect yourself from viruses and other health conditions.
5 Natural Ways Seniors Can Boost Their Immune System
Most people are hesitant to take medications or receive vaccinations that might not be necessary. That’s why seniors should first discuss natural immune system boosters with their physicians. Here are a few the doctor might recommend for a strong immune system:
Our final suggestion for boosting your immune system is to work with your physician to stay current on immunizations. Most recommend an annual flu shot, as well as shingles, Tdap, and pneumonia vaccines.
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