IMMUNE SYSTEM

Kicking germ's butts

FUNCTION

The function of the immune system is to protect your body from harmful diseases and stops bacteria from getting into your body.

THREATS

Too much sun can suppress your immune system.

Getting less than 5 hours of sleep greatly depresses your immune system.

Smoking can damage your immune system (a lot).

Not having a healthy diet.


HOW TO KEEP IT HEALTHY

Eat healthy

Sleep a lot

Exercise often

Don't smoke


INTERDEPENCE

The immune system is interdependent in the circulatory system because if the circulatory system did not pump blood then the white blood cells would not move around to protect the body.

INTERESTING FACTS :P

Studies show that people who lack humor in their lives tend to have less protective immune responses.

There are about 50 million white blood cells in your body.

One way to boost the immune system is to reduce stress.