Disease resistance

What is disease resistance?

Disease resistance refers to the ability of a plant or animal to limit or prevent infection and growth of pathogens such as bacteria, viruses, or fungi that cause disease. There are several types of disease resistance in organisms:

Disease resistance helps plants avoid yield losses from diseases. It is a heritable trait that can be bred into crops through artificial selection and breeding. There are several ways breeders introgress resistance traits from donor parents into crop breeding lines:

Developing crop varieties with strong disease resistance helps improve productivity and economic outcomes for farmers by reducing crop losses from pests and diseases. It also reduces reliance on chemical pesticides and fungicides.

At Balance Hormone Clinic, we help patients build disease resistance naturally through hormone optimization programs. Balancing key hormones like testosterone, estrogen, thyroid and growth hormone is essential for a healthy immune system and fighting off infections. Our integrative treatments combine bioidentical hormone therapy with diet, lifestyle changes and nutritional supplementation tailored to each individual. This comprehensive approach helps people maximize energy levels, reduce inflammation and achieve lasting wellness. Contact us today to learn more about our hormone balancing services!

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