Strengthening Your Immune System: A Brief Guide

Did you know there are various lifestyle changes that you can make to optimize your overall immune system? Now more than ever, having a healthy immune system is a must. Today, Dawn Potter Acupuncture in Clearwater, Florida is discussing various ways to improve the immune system. Have questions? Interested in scheduling acupuncture or other treatment options? Contact Dawn Potter Acupuncture today, we’re happy to answer any questions you may have and are welcoming new patients at our practice.

Kick Tobacco

Do you know that using tobacco can actually inhibit your immune system? We recommend kicking tobacco, whether you smoke it or dip it. Acupuncture can actually be used to aid in tobacco addiction, reach out today for your consultation.

Improve Your Diet

Diet is highly important when it comes to your immune system, we recommend adding lots of healthy fruits and vegetables to your daily diet; and avoid packaged and processed foods as much as possible. Interested in professional help to improve your diet? Schedule an appointment with us today.

Regularly Exercise

Exercise is another highly important part of keeping your immune system at its best. You don’t have to lift weights or do anything crazy, simply adding a daily walk or light yoga can greatly improve how your body feels and operates.

Minimize Alcohol Consumption

If you must consume alcohol, try to minimize it. Wines are a less detrimental drink to select and can actually contain a few antioxidants that may benefit the body in various ways. But remember, alcohol is a toxin to every tissue it touches; it is not a healthy food.

Get Enough Sleep

Did you know that sleep can directly impact your immune system? We recommend at least 8 hours of sleep per night to ensure that your body is as healthy as possible. Getting less sleep can increase stress and cause other negative side effects on the body and the immune system. 


Get Acupuncture

Acupuncture has been shown to regulate immune function. Acupuncture can also reduce the effects of stress on the body, which are known to impact immune system, and to help modulate the immune system malfunctions of auto-immune diseases.

Visit Dawn Potter Acupuncture in Clearwater Today

Ready to schedule your appointment with Dawn Potter Acupuncture in Clearwater? Reach out today, we’d be happy to get you added to our schedule.