Effect of stress on immunity

When we’re stressed, the immune system’s ability to fight off antigens is reduced. That is why we are more susceptible to infections. The stress hormone corticosteroid can suppress the effectiveness of the immune system (e.g. lowers the number of lymphocytes). Stress can also have an indirect effect on the immune system as a person may […]

Role of immunity in fungal infections

There are huge number of fungi in the world around 1.5 – 5 million species which have the ability to grow almost anywhere including the ocean, soil, plants and animals. Some form spores which we inhale on a daily basis (e.g. Aspergillus species) and others live as human commensal organisms (e.g. Candida species).  Fungi can cause disease in humans, from […]

இன்ஸ்டன்ட் கபசுர குடிநீர்!

அடேங்கப்பா கபசுர குடிநீர் தயார் செய்வது இவ்வளவு ஈஸியா? நன்மைகளும் ஏராளமா ? உலகை ஆட்டிவைக்கும் இந்த கொடிய வைரஸின் பிடி நம்மை இறுக்காமல் காக்க நமது பாரம்பரிய சித்த வைத்திய முறையில் உள்ள அற்புத மருந்து கபசுர குடிநீர். பொதுவாக நமக்கு தெரிந்ததெல்லாம் கபசுர குடிநீர் தயார் செய்வது என்றால் கடையில வாங்கிய  பொடியை எடுத்து 300 மிலி தண்ணீரில்  கொதிக்க வைத்து அதை 60 மி லி யாக  சுருக்கி

Role of Immunity in combating various infections

Immunity – The Science of Staying Well. The state of protection from infectious disease (or) the condition that permits either natural or acquired resistance to disease. The immune system defends our body against invaders such as viruses, bacteria and foreign bodies. They are made up of a network of cells, tissues and organs that work […]

DRUGS Vs FOODS – Stay healthy in a right way.

Recent health crisis COVID-19 outbreak has been producing many unexpected things. One such thing is that drugs are sold as food supplements particularly which are common in Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani (ASU) drug category. The best example is Kabasura kudineer. It is a siddha sastric medicine recommended in COVID-19 management by AYUSH ministry of India. […]

Immunity – The Science of Staying Well

Immunity refers to the body’s ability to protect itself from foreign invaders like viruses, disease and infection. So it is the strength of our immune system which decides who gets sick and who doesn’t. Fortunately, most of us are born with optimal immunity. Unfortunately, though, as we age because of environmental assaults and our less […]

Take Your Immune System to the Next Level

Immunity, as we all know, is our body’s ability to resist infections or illnesses. However, not all of us have a strong immune system, which is why even the slightest change in the weather, lifestyle or diet or even current viral outbreak make many of us fall sick. But your immunity can always be enhanced […]