Your Immune System is More Dangerous than You Think [Science Video]

There is this idea floating around that what doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger. That surviving a disease leaves you better off. And it seems to make sense because we have all experienced this. When you go through hardship, often you come out more resilient, more ready to face a difficult situation in the future. But it turns out that sometimes, what doesn’t kill you makes you weaker.

So, what happens when you get sick?

[Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell]