Strengthening the Immune System in Children: 11 Tips

Strengthening the Immune System in Children: 11 Tips

A Little Dirt is Healthy
A Little Dirt is Healthy
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1. A Little Dirt is Healthy

Sure - good hygiene is important, especially in times of the coronavirus or in times of flu and colds. Nevertheless, one should not pay strict attention to hygiene in children, after all, their immune system is still in the learning phase and must first develop a certain defense. In other words: Playing in the mud and dirt strengthens the immune system. Through contact, the body learns to distinguish pathogenic viruses and bacteria from harmless microbes and is thus in constant training to strengthen the children's immune system.

As soon as the days get cooler and the wet weather becomes permanent, a runny nose or other symptoms of a cold become noticeable in children. The main reason for this is the fact that children do not yet have a fully developed immune system and are therefore much more susceptible to disease than adults. Children have to deal with a cold an average of six to ten times a year. In order to minimize this risk of illness and to strengthen the children's immune system, one should focus on the following eleven points. Sniff nose and Co. don't stand a chance!

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