Podcast Episode Five: The Top Factors Affecting Your Immune Health

Our best defense is a powerful offense and that powerful offense is an effective immune system. So are you setting yourself up for optimum immune health? In this episode, we are sharing how you can boost your immune system by making small but important changes every day. Making adjustments to what you eat, how you mitigate stress and even how much sleep you get can affect healthy immune function. Dr. Carling also shares her top herbs and supplements that can support your immune health.

What’s in this episode:

  • The natural barriers our body already has
  • How the food we eat affects our immune system
  • Why sugary drinks are not good when you are sick
  • Why you need a balanced endocrine system
  • Mitigating stress for healthy adrenal function
  • Why sleep is vitally important for a healthy functioning immune system
  • Herbs and supplements that can support your immune health
  • Why the vitamins you take need to be from a food form
Dr. Holly Carling

Dr. Holly Carling

Dr. Holly Carling is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, Licensed Acupuncturist, Doctor of Naturopathy, Clinical Nutritionist and Master Herbologist with nearly four decades of experience. Dr. Carling is a “Health Detective,” she looks beyond your symptom picture and investigates WHY you are experiencing your symptoms in the first place. Dr. Carling considers herself a “professional student” – she has attended more than 600 post-secondary education courses related to health and healing. Dr. Carling gives lectures here in the U.S. and internationally and has been noted as the “Doctor’s Doctor”. When other healthcare practitioners hit a roadblock when treating their patients nutritionally, Dr. Carling is who they call. Dr. Carling is currently accepting new patients and offers natural health care services and whole food nutritional supplements in her Coeur d’ Alene clinic.

Medical/Health Disclaimer:

The information provided in this article or podcast should not be construed as personal medical advice or instruction. No action should be taken based solely on the contents of this article or podcast. Readers/listeners should consult appropriate health professionals on any matter relating to their health and well-being. The information and opinions provided here are believed to be accurate and sound, based on the best judgment available to the author, but readers/listeners who fail to consult appropriate health authorities assume the risk of any injuries.

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