Dr. Eldon Dahl – Your Body’s Immunne System

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Dr. Eldon Dahl, Prevent Disease

The body’s immune system is always working at some level, and as time goes on, scientists continue to discover just how crucial its role can be.

Just last month, the Perelman School of Medicine in Pennsylvania released a study noting that recurrence of HER2-positive breast cancer may be due to an immune system weakness brought about by the cancer. While the researchers suggest a vaccine targeting HER2, we believe the body is fully equipped to not just meet, but exceed this challenge via the thymus gland.

The thymus gland is one of the principle glands for the auto immune system. It is composed of two soft pinkish-grey lobes lying in a bib-like fashion just below the thyroid gland and above the heart. It is also known as the longevity gland.

The thymus produces T-lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell responsible for ”cell-mediated immunity.” This term…

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