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3 things to do every day to support your immune system

1. Get a good night’s sleep Sleep is an important immune modulator (1). Lack of sleep is known to compromise our ability to respond to infection with even just a single nights of poor sleep resulting in a decrease in natural killer cells (2) which are our first line defence against viruses. Research suggests that 7-9 hours is optimal but this will vary for each individual. Signs you are not getting enough sleep include needing an alarm clock to wake up, reaching for coffee f