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Could eating bad foods help boost immune system?

Could eating bad foods help boost immune system?

No: I don't know what you exactly mean by bad foods. However, eating properly is important for proper health, nutrition and the immune system. ...Read more

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What can I do to boost immune system to my child?

What can I do to boost immune system to my child?

Several possibities: Breastfeed if an infant, vaccinate on time, provide a balanced nutrition & access to proper rest & exercise. There is no particular immune builders with as much documented success as those listed above. ...Read more

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I had tah on the 27/august what can I use for pain and to boost immune system?

Although there are a: Number of options from the standpoint of western medicine, I would encourage you to consider acupuncture. Major energy moving treatments can prove to be quite powerful. Take care. ...Read more

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What's your thoughts are on using Echinacea? Does it really work to boost immune system, fight colds? Dose/strength/name brand?

What's your thoughts are on using Echinacea? Does it really work to boost immune system, fight colds? Dose/strength/name brand?

Inconsistent studies: Many studies show echinacea modestly reduces cold symptoms while others show no benefit-they've used diff. Varieties ; preparations- see http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/981.Html
echinaforce is one type shown to work. Other herbs are more impressive for boosting immunity, like andrographis ; astragalus. Pelargonium sidoides (umcka) has much better evidence for treating colds. ...Read more

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Can elderberry syrup be effective in boosting immune system in a 7yr old?

Can elderberry syrup be effective in boosting immune system in a 7yr old?

Small Studies: I did find this study regarding elderberry extract.

http://www. Inl. Asia/resources-main-navigation-bar/three-scientific-papers-on-sambucol-elderberry-extract-and-the-flu

Preliminary data is promising, however we need more research. That said, it is inexpensive, and not likely to cause harm. Also get Flumist now and keep up with a varied diet of fruits and veggies. ...Read more

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Which vitamins, food are recommended to boost immune system?

Which vitamins, food are recommended to boost immune system?

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 not recommend any over the counter supplements. At most, a one-a-day vitamin would be a possibility. ...Read more

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Is green tea good for health. Can it boost immune system?

Is green tea good for health. Can it boost immune system?

Green Tea: It is of course thought to be very beneficial to health by many cultures in the world. I do not believe there is any scientific evidence of specific benefits such as 'immune boosting'. Billions of people use green tea in our world. ...Read more

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What can I do to boost immune system without spending too much money?

What can I do to boost immune system without spending too much money?

Several things!: Adequate sleep. Regular exercise. Avoid stress, which weakens your immune system-this is true for both physical and emotional stress! Make sure you get adequate nutrition. I do recommend supplemental zinc (50mg). But even doing all of these, if your genetics are wrong, you still may be prone to autoimmune disease! ...Read more

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What vitamins to take to boost immune system for hpv?

What vitamins to take to boost immune system for hpv?

No magic pill: Many people are looking for some "magic pill" to "boost their immune system". There is no such pill. However, there is a way to boost your immune system, live a healthy lifestyle. Proper diet, proper sleep- wake cycles, healthy environment, proper exercise are the foundation of good health and good immune health. Supplements should be used selectively to supplement a healthy diet. ...Read more

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I read that more vitamin c doesn't necessarily boost immune system, but if you didn't get much, then started eating good diet daily- this is helpful?

I read that more vitamin c doesn't necessarily boost immune system, but if you didn't get much, then started eating good diet daily- this is helpful?

Right: Eating a diet rich in antioxidants is considered healthy. Vitamin C does not have proven effect on your immune system but vitamin D3 may help better regulate your immune system. ...Read more

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Share some great foods to eat while dieting, that help burn calories, boost immune system, and give energy?

Share some great foods to eat while dieting, that help burn calories, boost immune system, and give energy?

New food pyramid: In general, there is no one magic food that do all of the things you ask. However, you can attain most of those by following the new food pyramid recommended by the usda. It emphasizes on exercise, eating more grains, vegetables, fruits, lean cut meat, poly-unsaturated oil, but not fried food and avoid processed food and fat and also keep the calories down by decreasing serving sizes. ...Read more

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When dealing with boosting immune system to help suppress HPV, besides the vaccine, what vitamins can I take that will be most beneficial.?

When dealing with boosting immune system to help suppress HPV, besides the vaccine, what vitamins can I take that will be most beneficial.?

None but: If there is one vitamin which boosts the skin's defense system, it would be vitamin D3 which acts on the skin's keratinocytes to produce defense substances against infection. HPV will need far more potent defensive action than the vitamin can provide. See your GYN before the problem spread further or to others. Besides HPV has been linked to cervical cancer. ...Read more

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Does astragalus boost immune systems?

Does astragalus boost immune systems?

Astragalus: Astragalus has been used in traditional chinese medicine for centuries. Its main use has been to boost the body's immune system. But it also has been used to treat other conditions, including heart disease. That raises the question of exactly what heart benefits astragalus might offer. And if it does offer heart benefits, are there side effects you should know about? ...Read more

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What is the best, natural way to boost immune systems? I sleep, eat properly and exercise regularly but fall sick so often.

What is the best, natural way to boost immune systems? I sleep, eat properly and exercise regularly but fall sick so often.

Nutrtion, herbs, etc: A good multivitamin & healthy diet helps. Many vitamins & minerals like vit a & d & zinc boost immunity. Avoid sweets and fried food. Many herbs like astragalus & ashwagandha help, as do medicinal mushrooms like reishi & shiitake. Reducing stress & getting adequate rest is crucial. Homeopathy & acupuncture help. The road to immunity by kenneth bock md is a wonderful book on how to boost immunity. ...Read more

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What are some alternative meds I can take to boost immune system function while pregnant?

What are some alternative meds I can take to boost immune system function while pregnant?

No magic pill: Many people are looking for some "magic pill" to "boost their immune system". There is no such pill. However, there is a way to boost your immune system, live a healthy lifestyle. Proper diet, proper sleep- wake cycles, healthy environment, proper exercise are the foundation of good health and good immune health. Supplements should be used selectively to supplement a healthy diet. ...Read more

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How should I boost my immune system?

Live healthy: The best way to boost your immunity is to eat right, exercise regularly, get enough rest and sleep. Also, you should refrain from being "too clean". There is no need for vitamins or supplements. Very few of the many supplements advertised for boosting the immune system are truly active. ...Read more

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How can you boost your immune system?

How can you boost your immune system?

No magic pill: Many people are looking for some "magic pill" to "boost their immune system". There is no such pill. However, there is a way to boost your immune system, live a healthy lifestyle. Proper diet, proper sleep- wake cycles, healthy environment, proper exercise are the foundation of good health and good immune health. Supplements should be used selectively to supplement a healthy diet. ...Read more

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