The thymus is a small organ behind the breastbone that plays an important function both in the immune system and endocrine system. It contains tissue that produces hormones that support the development and “training” of T-lymphocytes (T cells). These T cells support the immune system and respond to foreign organisms in the body. It is believed that only 2% of T cells released from the thymus survive, which may be the result of genetic code identifying T cells that may provide optimal functioning inside the body.
The thymus reaches peak maturity around puberty, then loses mass as a result of normal aging. To help maintain the normal production of T cells for support of a healthy immune system, thymus support supplements contain ingredients that may promote its function during healthy aging. It is thought that the T cells can even fight cancer and the functions and properties of the thymus gland can last for a lifetime! Ingredients found in these supplements include adrenal tissue, pancreas tissue, thymus tissue, spleen tissue and more.
Thymus Supplement Product Details
- May support a healthy immune system
- Blends tissues from animal sources
- May support T cell product
- May help maintain hormone levels already within the normal range