How Can I Boost My Immune System to Prevent Colds and the Flu?

Andrew Johnson

Moore Family Pharmacy

Allegan, Michigan

September 1, 2022

A robust immune system is the prevention for colds and flus. Creating and maintaining healthy lifestyle habits can help prevent these conditions. Such healthy habits include frequently washing your hands with soap and warm water, eating a well-rounded diet and drinking plenty of water, exercising and remaining active, and getting seven to eight hours of sleep every night. In addition to nurturing healthy habits, it is important to give your body the best protection by being up-to-date on your vaccines, such as your yearly flu vaccine. Finally, over-the-counter supplements are a great way to help boost your immune system. Some great options include multivitamins, vitamin C, and zinc. Stop by your local pharmacy to ensure these over-the-counter options are right for you!

The views and opinions expressed above are those of the author and do not necessarily represent that of AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation. The content is for informational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, prescribe or treat any health condition and should not be used as a substitute for consulting with your health professional.

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