Your Immune System: How It Works And How You Can Support It
Do you know what your immune system is? The parts your immune system is made up of? How it works? Those are the things that we’ll explore in this article.
What Is Your Immune System?
Your immune system is your body’s defense system. Whenever any kind of pathogen, such as a virus, bacteria, or such, enters your body, it is the immune system’s job to find, destroy, and remove the pathogen. In short, the immune system is designed to keep you free from disease.
How your Immune System Works
Your immune system is divided into two parts: the innate part and the adaptive part.
The innate part of your immune system is the part of your immune system that is always there and guarding against infection or disease. It is your first line of defense.
Parts of the innate immune system include neutrophils, macrophages, and dendritic cells. Natural Killer Cells, or NKC’s, are also part of your innate immune system. They are specially able at killing cells infected with a virus, as well as cancer cells.
Your innate immune system also includes parts like your...