Do you have a weak immune system, and catch every cold and flu that gets passed around? Or do you have other signs of a low immune
system, such as skin disorders, allergies, or digestive problems?
If so, the good news is that there is a natural solution for boosting your weak immune system. Ready? Here it is ...
... go with your gut!
Your Gut and a Weak Immune System
What does your gut, or your gastrointestinal system have to do with your immune system? A lot! It turns out that your gut is the
largest immune organ in your body, according to Len Saputo, M.D.
About 80% of our body's protective immunoglobulins are produced in the gut. That's a big word, but don't worry. Immunoglobulin
is a substance the body uses to protect itself. For instance, one type of this substance is immunoglobulin A, or IgA. IgA can be
found in mucous membranes throughout the body, including the nose, throat, bladder, breathing passages, and the gut. IgA is also
in mother's milk, sweat, tears, and saliva.
IgA protects mucous membranes by killing off foreign invaders, including viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites. And IgA is just
one example of a protective substance produced in your gut.
So what should you take away from all of these big words? It's simple: If you want to stay healthy, keep your gut healthy and
Prevent a Weak Immune System
One of the simplest and most natural ways to keep your gut balanced and healthy is to take probiotics. Probiotics are the beneficial
bacteria that live in your gut. When these "good" bacteria are thriving in your gut, they help keep the production of protective
substances like IgA high.
However, life tends to kill off the probiotics in our guts. Stress, chlorinated water, environmental toxins, drugs, and a poor diet
all decrease the number of probiotics. To ensure that your gut stays healthy and balanced, just add probiotic supplements to your
daily regimen. The three forms of probiotic from Simplexity Health are especially potent, allowing them to pass through stomach
acid unharmed and reach your intestines in good shape.
Acidophilus: This probiotic supplement supports the health of the small intestine, and also acts as a first defense against
colds, flus, and other airborne contagions.
Bifidus: This probiotic supports the health of the large intestine, and is also useful in cases of diarrhea. Bifidus has also
been known to help those with low self-esteem regain their sense of self.
Spectrabiotic: This supplement contains 8 different strains of probiotic and supports the entire gut. Spectrabiotic can also
help those who suffer from constipation.
Preventing a weak immune system is not difficult. Just take the probiotics of your choice with natural spring water. We
recommend taking 2-4 capsules of Acidophilus in the morning, 2-4 capsules of Bifidus in the evening, and Spectrabiotic as needed.
Your gut and your immune system will thank you!