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i work at a daycare and constantly get sick know any good ways to go about boosting my immune system

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Echinacea and soap: Daycare workers get sick all the time. Hazard of the trade. However, an herbal supplement such as echinacea or airborne can help some with preventing ... Read More

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Doesn't help: Supplements or vitamins would only be helpful if the kid was deficient in their diet.They do not "boost" anything & end up in their urine within a ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
It's not that simple: Many "non-medical" supplements, foods, herbs, and techniques are claimed to "boost" the immune system, but none have been proven effective. The immune ... Read More
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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Day care: Before your premie starts day care he has all the required immunizations. While exposure to illnesses helps build immunity there is no point to expose ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rumbyrt
31 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Great question!: Many people have opinions about "how" to boost the immune system. Practically speaking, there is no correct answer to this. The immune system is ver ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Sample
23 years experience General Surgery
Ask your mother...: Just kidding. Sometimes the best medicine is to get lots of rest to let yiur body heal itself. Also, try and drink lots of fluids. Linus pauling swore ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
You : You can start by doing the following: eat a healthy diet rich in fruits and vegetables get a full night's sleep-at least 8 hours exercise regularly dr ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No sure way.: Staying in good physical shape with regular exercises (not extreme exercises) and a healthy diet may be helpful. Blood vitamin d3 should be optimal ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No. Not that simple.: Also, many "non-medical" supplements, foods, herbs, and techniques are claimed to "boost" the immune system, but none have been proven effective. The ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Novick
42 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hard to boost immune: System..If you work around sick people (as anyone in health care field does ) the best protection is to wash your hands frequently (but moisturize aft ... Read More
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