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Natural Awakenings Dallas -Fort Worth Metroplex Edition


North Texans Give Tips for a Strong and Healthy Immune System

We all need to be vigilant in maintaining our immune system to resist all assault, not just the coronavirus. Here is some advice from a few of our local experts.

Leisha Anders – Chi Nei Tsang practitioner. 214-810-1424.

Three things to do every day to strengthen the immune system:

  • Meditation will decompress our mind which will support our immune system.

  • Belly massages to support the release of serotonin.

  • Hot baths will support us in letting go, if only for a moment, the stress in our physical bodies.

Jerron Hill, M.D. – Dr. CBD & Nutrition Centers. 972-212-4341.

Tips for building a healthy immune system:

  • Nutraceuticals that support a healthy immune system. Some to consider taking daily are vitamin D, curcumin, green tea-70, and immune health support formulations.

  • CBD enhances immune support by allowing our own endocannabinoids to function optimally.

  • Exercise and intermittent fasting.

Deborah McFarland – OsteoSrong of Carrollton. 469-301-6050.

Three immune-enhancing super-foods for immune-boosting support:

  • Ginger: the active compounds in ginger have powerful antimicrobial and antiviral properties.

  • Garlic: this kitchen stable is an immune boosting-superstar.

  • Citrus: Oranges, grapefruit, lemons and limes are great at preventing deficiencies in vitamin C, which leads to impaired immune function and increased risk of infection.

Denise Hickey – Conservation Manager, North Texas Municipal Water District. 972-442-5404. and

  • With the increase use of wipes for disinfection, remember these tips:

  • Wipes block everything, so don’t flush them.

  • All types of wipes belong in the trash.

  • While packaging states flushable, wipes do not break down, causing blockages in sewer pipes.

  • The commode should only be used for three things: pee, poop and (toilet) toilet paper.