Did you know that stress is a top threat to women’s immune health? In fact, 90 percent of primary care visits are stress related. Of course, there are the external threats as well, such as smoking and chemical contaminants.
Caregiving is also a factor in compromised immunity. Eight in 10 caregivers have chronic illnesses and 66 percent of caregivers in the Unites States are women. Stress from caring for a sick or elderly relative increases the odds of becoming chronically ill.
The Portland naturopaths at Heart Spring Health invite you to learn more about women’s immune health and how the body responds to these threats. We invite you to learn more about the common reasons and symptoms relating to women’s immune health. Harnessing the body’s natural healing power, including the immune system and inflammatory reactions lies at the heart of naturopathic medicine. Naturopathic physicians work collaboratively to remove the obstacles to natural healing so your body can return to its optimal state.