Whether you’ve chosen to wear a mask or not during the pandemic, there are some immutable truths about how your immune system works that you need to know.

The human body is a highly evolved system that can be trained to fight most of the germs, viruses, and bugs that you encounter on a daily basis (yes, even in your own home).

But, does your immune system shut down when you stay indoors?

It’s become a big area of concern with stay-at-home laws in place as a result of the coronavirus.

In this episode of That’s Healthy, Right? we’ll discuss why we social distance, enforce good hygiene, and wear masks, the difference between the two parts of your immune system, and the general rules on how to keep your immune system running strong.

To ask a question, read the transcript, or learn more, visit bornfitness.com/thats-healthy-right.

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Resources:

The Fountain of Immunity: Can You Prevent COVID-19? – That’s Healthy, Right? Podcast

Can Staying At Home Weaken Your Immune System — ABC News

Partly false claim: Staying at home and wearing a face mask weakens the immune system — Reuters

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public - World Health Organization

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) > How to Protect Yourself & Others - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Importance of Protein for Immune Health — Rebel Health

Sleep and Immune Function — European Journal of Physiology

The Science of Sickness Prevention - Born Fitness

Healthy resources to help keep you fit during COVID-19 — Born Fitness


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