10 Habits To Steal From People Who Never Get Sick

9. Get Frisky.

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Any enjoyable activity (including those between the sheets) that provides stress relief is good for the immune system. Skin-to-skin contact floods the body with oxytocin, a neurotransmitter and hormone that reduces stress responses (like anxiety). Studies have also shown that people who regularly had sex had higher levels of infection-fighting immunoglobulin A (IgA) in their saliva than people who didn’t.

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