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Illustration by Ruslan Safarov
If some bad guys manage to slip past your outer defenses, God gave you a second layer of protection to turn the tide.
When your temperature goes up, it means your body is kicking into high gear. Scientists think fevers help your body fight sickness faster. How? By speeding up your defenses and helping you get back on your feet.
Ever gotten sick and felt a knot on your neck? That’s your lymph nodes doing their job. Think of them as a web of filters throughout your body. They help destroy the bad germs that then get washed away. Talk about lymph-tastic!