The Immune System Every day your body is exposed to millions of germs, and you do not get sick from them because of your immune system. Even when you don't feel sick
your immune system works to
get rid of germs. Usually the older you get, the more germs you become immune to because your immune system knows how to fight more germs. The skin is the first line of defense in your immune system. You know how you put plastic wrap over leftovers to keep them fresh enough for later? Well, your skin is like that plastic wrap to keep germs from getting into your body. If any do, the “scouts” that patrol your body identify them and call the right sort of army trained to fight it. How It Works COOL FACTS You might be surprised but, ANTIBIOTICS!!!! They hurt your immune system by destroying good bacteria along with bad bacteria. This can be harmful because good bacteria can help your immune system fight germs.
Second, when you are treated for an illness — especially if that treatment is aggressive — you can end up with a weaker immune system. This is especially true of some cancer, HIV/AIDS and other illness treatments. Where is the immune
system? Well, technically speaking
the Immune system is every-
where but there is a major
system called the Lymphatic
which carries white blood cells. Ways to HURT your immune system. 3 tpyes of Immunity Innate: Immunity that you are
Adaptive: Which developes throgh
Passive:Immunity that is "borrowed"
or, as an example,a mother breast milk
protects the baby from any diseases the
mother had temporaly. Alergies are only when the immune system reacts to an allergien that should be ignored. One way to boost your immune system is to reduce stress. Guillain Barre Guillain Barre is an auto-immune disorder, which means the body attacks itself thinking it is foreign material.Your body thinks it's doing the right thing, but it's really doing the wrong thing! Thankfully, we do have a cure. Blood has many different parts. The part that carries white blood cells is seporated and gave of medicine.It can cost up 5,ooo$ per dose (or a big bag)!!! How to HELP your
immune system 1.Get a full night's sleep. sleep is linked to
keeping weight down, clear thinking and reasoning, improved mood, and vibrant, healthy skin.
2.Stop drinking coffee!! Cofee robs your body of vital minerals and vitomins, while also making you dehiderated. You should drink 2 extra cups of water for every cup of cofee.
Bounus!3. Get exercise! Most humans spend 90% of their lives indoors where we inhale filtered air and catch other people's germs. The Immune system organs free images of bone thymus, anomated Lymphatic system Thymus apendix bone marrow adenoids spleen tonsils Or all of them in one. Or most. Here are few notable sufferers of Guillain Barre Syndrome:
Andy Griffith, actor
Rachel Chagall, actress
Joseph Heller, author
Franklin D. Roosevelt, U.S. president. In 2003 doctors concluded that Roosevelt”s paralysis, long attributed to poliomyelitis, was actually Guillain-Barré syndrome.
Len Pasquarelli, sports writer and analyst for ESPN
Markus Babbel, German soccer player
Serge Payer, Canadian-born professional hockey player.
Morten Wieghorst, Danish soccer player played for Celtic and Brondby
Lucky Oceans, Grammy Award winning musician
William “The Refrigerator” Perry, former professional American football player with the Chicago Bears was diagnosed with GBS in 2008.
Tony Benn, British politician. http://prezi.com/wryjtzclmxaw/the-immune-system/See the full transcript