New research shows extreme exercise could weaken your defenses

November 21, 2023

Recent studies suggest intense physical activity may compromise your immune system. The study emphasizes that while moderate exercise is generally associated with immune system benefits, pushing the body to extremes may have the opposite effect.

The research explores how prolonged physical activity can lead to immunosuppression, making individuals more susceptible to infections and illnesses. One key aspect of the study is the examination of the stress hormone cortisol, known to increase during strenuous exercise. Longetivity