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Understanding Your Immune System

Eva Potts

Understanding Your Immune System

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Published by Avon Books (Mm) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Diet / Health / Fitness,
  • Immunity,
  • Immunology,
  • Nutrition,
  • Popular works,
  • Health/Fitness

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10754321M
    ISBN 100380897288
    ISBN 109780380897285
    OCLC/WorldCa13819790


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Immune Tolerance. Tolerance is the prevention of an immune response against a particular antigen. For instance, the immune system is generally tolerant of self-antigens, so it does not usually attack the body's own cells, tissues, and organs.

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There’s even a field of psychology specifically dedicated to understanding the link between psychological stress and the immune system: psychoneuroimmunology.

So if you’ve been holding down hour workweeks, neglecting self-care to put others first, or experiencing any kind of acute stress, slow down, honor what you need, and take a break. It may attack your own body as if it were the enemy, eg.

insulin dependent diabetes Type 1 diabetes - the type that most often starts in children and young people) is caused by the immune system attacking the cells in the pancreas that make insulin.

Allergies are caused by the immune system over-reacting to something that is not really a threat.Immune checkpoints are a normal part of the immune role is to prevent an immune response from being so strong that it destroys healthy cells in the body. Immune checkpoints engage when proteins on the surface of immune cells called T cells recognize and bind to partner proteins on other cells, such as some tumor cells.

These proteins are called immune. The immune system defends our body against invaders, such as viruses, bacteria, and foreign bodies.

The white blood cells are a key component. Here, we explain how it works, and the cells, organs.