Library — Immunity
Sleep impacts your immunity By Shannan Garrison Your sleeping habits directly affect your wellness. When it comes to your immune system, sleep is one of the drivers of your immune cells (1, 2). With sleep, your body’s melatonin levels rise. With your melatonin, your growth peptides are released. And these put your immune cells to work. Good sleep leads to empowered immune cells. So, how do you get good sleep? Add Catching Zzz’s Sleep Formula to your routine. Our sleep formula calms you before bed and gives you deep, restful sleep. Made with safe, non-habit forming herbal ingredients, it’s...
Water and Brain Function By Dr. Madhavi Gupta, M.D. The Importance of Water Start With Hydration Brain cells need two times more energy than other cells in the body. Water provides this energy more effectively than any other substance. Water is also needed for the brain's production of hormones and neurotransmitters. Nerve transmission requires one-half of all the brain’s energy (1). Studies have shown that if you are only 1% dehydrated, you will likely have a 5% decrease in cognitive function. If your brain drops 2% in body water, you may suffer from fuzzy short-term memory, experience problems with focusing, and...
Vitamin D, the “sunshine vitamin” By Dr. Madhavi Gupta, M.D. Vitamin D is synthesized in our skin when we are exposed to direct sunlight. Although vitamin D is well known for promoting bone health, it does more than that. Scientists have now linked vitamin D and its hormone-like activity to the workings of the brain. Vitamin D is needed throughout the central nervous system and in the hippocampus. It activates and deactivates enzymes in the brain and the cerebrospinal fluid that are involved in neurotransmitter synthesis and nerve growth. Advantages of Vitamin D3 Boosts mood (1) Supports immunity (2,...
Boosting your immunity is likely top of mind to stay healthy. We want to talk about methylation and how it supports your immunity.You may be asking what methylation is.Methylation is the making of methyl groups which your body needs to be at its best. Methyl groups are necessary to turn each system on and off and help your body function properly.