How Sleep Wildly Boosts the Immune System

Contributed by Dr. Michael Lewko- Pristine Health, Geriatrician & Rheumatologist

A good night’s rest has always been the doctors’ orders. Did you know there is substantial evidence that sleep boosts the immune system in the best way? During this pandemic, it is essential we do everything we can to strengthen the immune system.

According to Healthline, around one-third of Americans are not getting quality sleep. A night of good sleep can assist in fighting off infection in the body. That is a perfect way to boost your immune system, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Here are the most important ways that sleep boosts your immune system:

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