A member asked:

What medication can i get to boost my immune system as i often get sick...i don't have any allergies but also im not picking up any weight even though i eat a lot ?

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Dr. Robert Kwok answered

Specializes in 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 immune system is complex, and "boosting" it to make it act stronger is not always a good thing. In conditions like arthritis, thyroid disease, diabetes type 1, lupus, eczema, etc..., the immune system is over-acting and damaging the patient's organs.

Answered 11/10/2017

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