Do the Thymus Thump
Boost Your Immune System
By maintaining a healthy diet, exercising and keeping a positive mental attitude you can definitely increase your immune response on a long-term basis. But did you know that by thumping your chest (much like you see a gorilla do), you can stimulate your thymus gland and help boost your immune strength?
The thymus gland, located at the breast bone, performs some key health-enhancing functions, including producing white blood cells that help fight infections. An under-active thymus gland can lead to a weak immune system, leaving you open to chronic infections, allergies and immune deficiency diseases. Boost your thymus by “thumping” 10 to 12 times on your chest firmly, but don’t overdo it. You will increase your white blood cell count significantly, moving them out into the bloodstream, where they can do their work. So, go ahead and thump away like Tarzan and you’ll be sure to stay in the swing of things!
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