The Basics of
We have been hearing a lot about strengthening our immune health related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The immune system uses its defense mechanisms, such as the skin and building up antibodies to prevent bacteria, viruses, and fungi from ever entering the body and getting rid of them if they do enter. Our immune systems adapt throughout our lives, fighting these invaders that enter our bodies as a team. The immune system team is comprised of white blood cells, antibodies, lymph nodes, the spleen, tonsils & adenoids, the skin, mucus membranes, the gastrointestinal tract, and bone marrow.