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8 Indications of Low Immunity


Are you prone to catching any cold or flu within a 5-mile radius? I joke, but for many folks influenza season is wrought with coughs, sore throats, and sniffles that last one through the next, all the way through late fall to late winter. A large body of health professionals regard the following eight signs as indications of individual flu vulnerability.

Here are eight indications that your immune system isn’t as strong as you might think…

1. You’re Constantly Sick

Numerous experts say that the most obvious sign of low immunity is if you’re continually coming down with something.  Consider that the average North American adult is stricken with 2 to 4 colds while children contract an average of 6 to 8 bouts of illness during cold and flu season (late fall to late winter), if you’re sick more often, it’s a good sign that your immune system’s germ-fighting powers are low.

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