Chances are that you may have a weak immune system. Did you know that as your percentage of body
fat increases your immune system gets weaker?
Obesity and a weakened immune system are interlinked - meaning the greater the weight the lower, your immunity. It is your immune system that fights off diseases and engineers the healing process. High fat means a lowered life expectancy and a greater risk of all the common age-related diseases.
Age: The aging process is more closely related to the functioning of the immune system than to your biological age. That means if you are 50 and have a strong immune system, your biological age will not affect you adversely.
Gender: Men have a higher metabolic rate than women. When women become menopausal, their metabolic rate decreases.
Psychological Factors: Overeating in response to negative emotions such as boredom, sadness, or anger causes stress related weight gain.
Hormonal imbalance or illness: Hypothyroidism and consumption of certain drugs, such as steroids and some antidepressants may cause excessive weight gain.There are many factors that can contribute to you getting ill.
Stress/Lack of Sleep/Poor Diet/Conflict
These are all things that you have control over. You can make changes in each of these areas in order to strengthen your immune system and keep from getting sick,more ways to improve your immunity,
If you don’t eat a well-rounded, balanced diet, your body can’t function at its best. A poor diet also increases the risk of various illnesses.