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do centrum vitamins boost your immune system

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Almost all of them!: Research shows that vitamins a, b complex (esp. B6, B12 & folic acid) c, d, e & k all enhance immune function. Bioflavonoids and minerals like zinc ar ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Klein
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Normal healthy diet: A normal healthy diet and a healthy life style avoiding street drugs, tobacco and alcohol are helpful to maintain a healthy immune system. I would no ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
No: There is no evidence to support that theory.
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Neutropenia & Vits: Neurophils are a type of white blood cell produced by the bone marrow & important in fighting off many types of infections. Isolated neutropenia (low ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No...: ...Not unless you have significant vitamin deficiency to start with.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Kirschner
39 years experience General Practice
Several: Vitamin c raises hdl, lowers blood pressure, inhibits arterial plaque. Vitamin e implicated in lowering risk of cardiovascular dz (harvard study) beta ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Fehr
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
Vitamins: There is no evidence that vitamins are ever going to increase your immune system to a specific virus. Hpv is so common, it might be considered an ano ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rupp
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Maybe: Garlic does have some general and very non-specific immune boosting effects, but the exact effect and to what extent is not clear. If you feel your i ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes, if good quality: A large number of studies show that good-quality echinacea products can boost immune function, esp. What is called non-specific immunity, by enhancing ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Vit C, D & herbs &..: A good multivitamin supplies all the vits. You need but extra c can be useful- 1-2, 000 mg 2x/day. In fall & winter take 5, 000iu of vit d3- year-roun ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
More fruits and vege: Unless a person has an immunodeficiency, a balanced diet with more vitamins ( seafood, fruits, vegetables and nuts) and better life style with enough ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
No vitamins boost: Bad news. No vitamin supplement will boost your immune system. Just plan to eat right & exercise regularly to get & stay healthy.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Not proven effective: No herbal supplements have been proven effective in preventing mono, caused by the ebv virus. Once a person catches ebv, it seems to stay in one's bod ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Not proven effective: Herbal supplements are not proven effective in preventing bird flu or other infections. Staying healthy & happy, eating a balanced diet, and getting r ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Menchell
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Immunity and Diet: Despite much dietary hype, there are no specific dietary needs to "boost" your immune system. Except in cases of severe protein-calorie malnutrition, ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probiotics: Probiotics are live bacteria, that when present in the gut, leads to some measure of improved health. The intestinal bacterial can be very different ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Only trust: Echinacea is a plant that indeed if processed have the ability to produce products that have medicinal, anti-inflammatory and antibiotic effect. It se ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Kirschner
39 years experience General Practice
Several: First, lifestyle! cut down on sugar, because sugar can weaken the immune system, increase inflammation. You need enough sleep, healthy diet, hydrati ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
None: Vitamins and supplements do not boost one's immune system. You are wasting your money. Stop believing the hype. Calcium is higher doses is potent ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Simple rules: Get adequate rest. Eat properly, exercise. Try to have proper mental health. It sounds simple but each of these things can affect the inmmune system. ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: It has no value.

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