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Exercise-Induced Immune Suppression
Intense exercise is known to be associated with an increased rate of sickness and reduced immune cell count, and supplementation is sometimes thought to reduce this rate of loss and thus preserve immunity. These effects are conditional on exercise being conducted.
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"Exercise-Induced Immune Suppression," Examine.com, published on 5 July 2013, last updated on 29 April 2017, https://examine.com/topics/exercise-induced-immune-suppression/