Tag Archives: Immune

Medical News Today: What role does the immune system play in hypertension?

Millions of people in the United States and across the world have hypertension, a condition that, without proper management, can contribute to the risk of heart disease and stroke. Specialist white blood cells play an important role in the regulation of blood pressure, a new study finds. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and… Read More »

Chronic fatigue: Overactive immune system 'may trigger ME-like symptoms'

An overactive immune system may help explain the cause of chronic fatigue syndrome, scientists from King’s College London have suggested. Many sufferers of CFS, or ME, say their condition began with a challenge to their immune system like an infection. The scientists studied 55 patients with Hepatitis C who were given a drug that causes… Read More »

10 Ways to Support a Healthy Immune System

Learn which antioxidants help promote a healthy immune system and more! Seasonal changes and holiday stress may deplete your immune system, triggering unwanted symptoms like coughing, sneezing, itchiness, or fatigue. If you’re feeling under the weather, or if someone around you is sick, it may be a good time to reinforce your immune system. Keep… Read More »