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Boosting your Immune System to Prevent Flu & Virus Infection

This is a scary time we’re living in. While scientists have been aware of the coronavirus since the mid-sixties, the newest strain, “novel coronavirus”1, which causes the COVID-19 illness, is spreading around the world at an unprecedented rate. 

We’ve been down this road a couple of times in recent history. Both the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)2 and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)3 were also caused by the coronavirus. And all of these diseases have at least one thing in common; they have a devastating effect on people with a compromised immune system.

It’s not just the coronavirus that preys on people with weakened immunity. The common cold, seasonal flu, and even bacterial infections are far more dangerous for people with a weak immune system.

Why a Healthy Immune System is so Important

Most healthy people never really give their immune system much thought. Every minute, of every day, though, our immune system is at work fighting off diseases, infections, harmful bacteria, and viruses. It’s only when our immune system weakens, and one of these pathogens manages to infect us, do we start to pay attention to it. And by that time it’s too late.

That’s why it’s critical that we take care of ourselves, and our immune system, while we’re healthy. That way, when a particularly nasty strain of a virus comes along, our immune system is strong enough to protect us from it. 

Don’t forget to also check out, “10 Spring Health Tips To Get a Head Start On Your Summer Body” for more helpful tips.

What Causes a Weakened Immune System?

At some point in our life, we’re going to get sick. There is just no way for our immune system to protect us from every single germ or infection that it encounters. Those of us with a weakened immune system, though, are more likely to get sick and get sick more often. 

A weakened immune system can be caused by numerous things; we can simply be born with it, it could be the result of immunosuppressant prescription medication, or it could just be one of the many side effects of aging. In addition, each of the following lifestyle habits is known to weaken the immune system:

  • Lack of sleep
  • Poor Diet
  • Stress
  • Over-consumption of alcohol
  • Smoking
  • Sedentary Lifestyle

Between aging and lifestyle habits, millions of us are susceptible to a weakened immune system. Thankfully, there are ways we can boost the health of our immune system.

Ways to Naturally Boost your Immune System

If you’re concerned a weakened immune system may be putting your health at risk, either today or in the future, there are things you can do to boost your immunity.

  • Improve your Diet – Fruits and vegetables contain numerous vitamins, minerals, and amino acids that are known to boost the immune system.

  • Exercise Regularly – This doesn’t mean hitting the gym every morning or training for a marathon. A simple morning walk or taking the stairs instead of the elevator can boost your immunity.

  • Take a Time-Out – If you find yourself in a stressful situation, take some time to step aside and calm yourself.

  • Practice Good Hygiene – Wash your hands often, brush your teeth regularly, shower daily, and properly treat even the smallest cuts and sores.

  • Maintain a Healthy Weight – Being either overweight or under-weight can have a negative effect on your immune system.

  • Catch Some Rays – Even if it’s just sitting on your front porch. Exposure to sunlight raises the levels of Vitamin D in your body, which is essential for a healthy immune system.

  • Supplement Your Diet – Even the healthiest of diets may not give your immune system the boost it needs to keep you healthy. This is where dietary supplements can help. Here at Leading Edge Health, we have developed many immunity boosters formulated with all-natural herbs, botanicals, and amino acids that have been clinically proven to boost immune system health.

The immune system is an incredibly complex system, and it takes an incredible amount of work to keep it healthy. Just eating well, or exercising, or getting enough sleep isn’t enough for optimal immune system health. All of these immunity-boosting tips should be considered in order to keep your immune system functioning properly.

In addition, we suggest looking into one of our all-natural immunity boosters. Each contains ingredients that have been clinically proven to boost the health of your immune system.

All Natural Immunity Boosting Supplements

At Leading Edge Health we focus on natural remedies that are backed by science. Each of the immunity boosters below contains ingredients that have been thoroughly researched and proven effective at boosting and maintaining immune system health. Each of these supplements can be purchased online without a prescription, and it will be discreetly shipped right to your door.

VigRX® Tongkat Ali LJ100

VigRX® Tongkat Ali LJ100 is a well-rounded health supplement that’s packed with loads of benefits for aging women and men. The all-natural formulation contains the purest form of LJ100 sourced directly from the Malaysian rainforests. Using advanced extraction methods, VigRX® Tongkat Ali LJ100 is able to ensure maximum efficacy without any side effects.

LJ100: Clinically-Proven to Boost Immunity

VigRX® Tongkat Ali LJ100 is clinically proven to boost immunity in just 4-weeks. A recent randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel study was done on middle-aged men and women. The idea was to determine the immune-boosting benefits of LJ100 – the main active ingredient found within VigRX® Tongkat Ali.

The results were astounding. The study confirmed that ingesting LJ100 at optimal dosages enhanced comprehensive immunity across the board. If LJ100 can boost immunity in such a short period of time, you can only imagine the long-term effects VigRX® Tongkat Ali can have on your immune system.

VigRX® Organic BioMaca

If you’re looking to seriously boost your immune system the natural way, VigRX® Organic BioMaca might be your best bet. This unique formula contains the highest quality black Maca from Peru and is enhanced with BioPerine for increased bioavailability. With once-daily supplementation, your body will be able to absorb much more of this powerful herbal than any other Maca product on the market.

Maca: Clinically Shown to Improve Immune Function

Maca is known for its ability to improve immune function and help your body fight off disease. This Peruvian plant extract has many benefits to your overall health, from promoting natural antioxidants within the body to fighting off harmful free radicals.

Various clinical studies have shown promising results for increasing disease resistance in men and women that supplement their diet with Maca. That’s because Maca is rich in high nutritional value elements, such as carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, essential amino acids, and free fatty acids. By adding BioPerine to the mix, VigRX® Organic BioMaca takes the health benefits of Maca to the next level.


CurcLeve™ was specially formulated to strengthen your immune system. Using high-impact ingredients like curcumin, CurcLeve™ works to naturally help your body function at its best. Set your body up for success with this all-natural immunity booster, enhanced with Longvida® Optimized Curcumin. Start to see results in as little as 2-weeks with this unique supplement designed to optimize your long-term health.

Curcumin: Clinically-Proven to Boost Immunity

Curcumin has been used in ancient cultures for centuries as a natural immune booster. However, it’s recently been clinically proven to enhance immunity on a localized and general basis. Clinical studies suggest that the immunomodulatory effects of curcumin may even prevent and treat cancer as well as certain inflammatory diseases.

Curcumin exhibits strong anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activities that can’t be rivaled by other health supplements. The Longvida® Optimized Curcumin found within CurcLeve™ absorbs 285x greater and lasts 7x longer than standard curcumin. That’s good news for your immune system!

Nitric Oxide Support

Nitric Oxide Support is an all-natural booster for your immune system. It’s packed with numerous all-natural ingredients that are known for their ability to significantly increase your body’s long-term nitric oxide (NO) levels. Nitric oxide is important as a toxic defense molecule against infectious diseases. It also helps regulate the function of many immune and inflammatory cell types.

Nitric Oxide: Clinically-Proven to Increase Immune Response

Many scientists agree that Nitric Oxide is heavily linked to optimal immune function. Higher concentrations of nitric oxide within the body help modify key signaling molecules that are essential for healthy immune response.

Recent clinical studies have shown nitric oxide to be beneficial for patients who have compromised immune systems. During one double-blind, randomized, study, nitric oxide was given to subjects with acute bronchiolitis. The results were overwhelmingly positive, and the researchers even went on to suggest that nitric oxide possesses antimicrobial and anti-viral activity against a wide variety of phyla, including bacteria, viruses, and parasites.

Nitric Oxide Support uses maximum strength ingredients allowing you to see serious results faster than alternative nitric oxide supplements. If you’re ready to get your weakened immune system back on track, Nitric Oxide Support can help.

Stay Healthy in these Trying Times

We know that this is a difficult time for many. This virus, though, just like the previous ones, will eventually pass. The best thing to do for now is to stay home, listen to the advice of medical professionals, and keep your immune system healthy by eating right, avoiding stress, and getting plenty of sleep.

Our blog post, “10 Healthy Habits to Start Your 2022 Right” is another excellent reason to keep you healthy and happy this year!

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About Thomas Arkenis

Avatar photoThomas is a natural health enthusiast and our resident journalist. He's an avid contributor to various traditional medicine conferences and forums, Thomas stays on top of the latest industry trends to bring you the latest product and ingredient innovations.

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