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Does Your Brain Have an Immune System?

From the Show: Mindful Medicine
Summary: What scientists previously thought about your brain (and overall health) may have changed since the discovery of your brain's immune system.
Air Date: 7/28/15
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Holly Lucille, ND, RN
Holly Dr. Holly Lucille is a nationally recognized and licensed naturopathic doctor, educator, natural products consultant and television host. Dr. Holly is also the author of Creating and Maintaining Balance: A Women's Guide to Safe, Natural, Hormone Health.

An acclaimed expert in the field of integrative medicine, Dr. Holly lectures throughout the nation on a variety of natural health topics. Her appearances include national media programs and networks including Dr. Oz, The Doctors, Lifetime Television for Women, Montel Williams, PBS's Healing Quest, The Hallmark Channel and Discovery Fit & Health channel. She is on the editorial advisory board of Alternative Medicine and Natural Practitioner and is also regularly quoted as an expert in both consumer and peer journals. In 2007, Dr. Holly was listed in Time Magazine's "Alt List" as one of the "Top 100 Most Influential People".
Does Your Brain Have an Immune System?
Your immune system is composed of different types of cells that work together to fight off bacteria, infection, and other diseases.

According to an article posted on Green Med Info, recent research shows that your brain has a lymphatic system, and its primary purpose is to connect to the immune system.

What can you do to help keep your brain's immune system healthy?

Holly Lucille, ND, RN, shares the recent study that shows your brain also has an immune system and what this means for your overall health.