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Effects of Poor Immunity
Physical:
HPA-Axis Activation
Illness cascade (viruses, cancer, bacterial infections)
Slow recovery from injury
Exacerbate current issues
Inflammation
Autoimmune
Sleep impairment
Low energy
Circadian rhythm disruption
Affective:
Depression
Anxiety
Grief
Loneliness
Cognitive
Difficulty concentrating
Preoccupation
Environmental:
Reduced productivity/$
Increased medical bills
Safety concerns
Relational
Social withdrawal (voluntary or forced)
Difficulty nurturing social relationships
Improve Immunity
Physical:
Regulate HPA-Axis
Take all medications
Don’t over-do antibiotics
Consider vaccinations
Eat colorfully
Anti-inflammatory diet
Hydration
Gut health
Vitamin D
Sleep hygiene
Exercise
Affective:
Meditation
Mindfulness
Happiness
Distress Tolerance
Laugh
Cognitive
Facts—As Evidenced By
Address cognitive distortions
Psychological flexibility
Environmental:
Wear a mask
Socially distance
Regularly wipe down frequently touched surface
Wash hands
Get dirty (immunological memory)
Relational
Social support can be one of the greatest buffers—
Communication (love languages)
Honesty
Awareness
Kindness
Respect (temperament)
Attitude of Gratitude

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