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Exercise helps boost vaccine response

Physical activity has been found to improve immunity in general, but exercise specifically before or after a vaccination increases the success of vaccination, says a new study.

This is due to exercise circulating cell numbers, with specific increases in certain subsets, and the release of immune messenger proteins by working muscle cells themselves.

Exercise after a flu shot may also prevent side effects such as headaches and muscle soreness.

Read more at University of Sydney

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  1. Ronny Sanchez

    CrossFit Albuquerque Owner

    Chalk up another win for exercise!

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