By Victoria Frankel
Give Your Gut a Chance: Microorganisms and Your Immune System
Whenever an infectious disease threatens the health of many, the topic of how our immune system operates often arises. Across the board, the human immune response helps to manage a plethora of tasks, the most important of which is fighting pathogens. Properly employing it in times of sickness is an important part of keeping us well. Since a large proportion of our immune system is housed within our gut, the gut microbiome plays a pivotal role in determining when and how well our immune response operates.
Mar 16, 2020