Deploying the Troops—Basic Immunology
Lecture no. 5 from the course: Mind-Body Medicine: The New Science of Optimal Health
Taught by Professor Jason M. Satterfield | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Health,Fitness & Nutrition Courses
What is the relation of the mind to the immune system? Study how the immune system fights foreign organisms, destroys altered cells, and heals wounds. Then examine studies showing the effects of stress on front-line immune response, susceptibility to disease, and wound healing. Learn also how meditation can boost immune function.