What are the Signs of a Weak Immune System?
3% of the entire US population suffer from weakened immune system mainly in their 50’s, women being the most prevalent.
As per the statement of Dr. Rafael Harpaz, (US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
“Tracking immunosuppression over time is particularly important given the hundreds of clinical trials now under way to assess the use of immunosuppressive treatments for prevention or mitigation of common chronic diseases in highly prevalent risk groups”
61% of North Americans have changed their diet in 2019 to strengthen their immune system. Where only 49% described their immunity as good.
7% of the US supplements market accounts for immunity-boosting supplements.
43% Americans always search for healthy foods, while 52% look out for healthy foods at least some point in their lives according to the International Food Information Council.
Age group of 23-54 appeared to be the most health conscious in the study.
What is Immune System?
The immune system is a complex network of cells and proteins that defends the body against infection. The immune system keeps a record of every germ (microbe) it has ever defeated so it can recognize and destroy the microbe quickly if it enters the body again.
It needs balance and harmony to function well.
51% Americans always shop for healthy foods that boost their immune system with a market value of over $ 7 Billion.
What Causes Weak Immune System?
Your immune system can also be weakened by smoking, alcohol, and poor nutrition. AIDS. HIV, which causes AIDS, is an acquired viral infection that destroys important white blood cells and weakens the immune system. People with HIV/AIDS become seriously ill with infections that most people can fight off.
70% people suffer from weak immune system due to bad food choices, viral infections and intoxication.
10% suffer from severe infections such as HIV/AIDS that wreck their immune system.
Death rate of patients with weakened immune system jumped as high as 55% in recent years.
3% of patients suffer from a weak immune system due to stress factors.
More than 30,000 Americans die each year due to weakened immune system ailments.
1 out of every 8 patients suffer from weakened immune systems.
Diseases caused by weakened Immune systems?
People with a weak immune system may also be more likely to experience:
- Autoimmune disorders
- Inflammation of the internal organs
- Blood disorders or abnormalities such as anemia
- Digestive issues, including loss of appetite, diarrhea, and abdominal cramping
- Growth and developmental delays, in infants and children
Signs of Weak Immune System
Autoimmune Diseases: Immune system becomes overactive and starts damaging cells and tissues. Immunity is unable to attack invaders and makes you vulnerable.
Digestive Disorders: The root of most diseases is a weak digestive system. There are some beneficial microorganisms in our gut to defend the body from different infections. Weak immune system cause diarrhea, constipation, bloating etc.
Frequent cold and Infections: Recurring cold and flu infection indicate weakened Immune system.
Delayed Growth: Weakened immunity may even delay growth and development in children. Their diet must also include all necessary nutrients, including Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin B and other macro and micro nutrients.
Blood Ailments: Bleeding disorders like haemophilia, anaemia, blood clots and blood cancers like lymphoma, leukaemia and myeloma are signs of weakened immune system.