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How can I boost my immune system? I've tried many things and they don't seem to work.

What's the prob: The immune system has many facets, what are you trying to achieve? An immune deficiency is best diagnosed by an allergist/immunologist and they can guide you on how to treat it. ...Read more

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How can I boost my immune system stronger against getting colds and other things similar to that?

How can I boost my immune system stronger against getting colds and other things similar to that?

Immune system: There are no specific foods or vitamins to strengthen the immune system. A healthy diet, exercise and plenty of sleep are all good. Frequently handwashing can help decrease the spread of viruses that cause colds, etc. ...Read more

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How can I boost my immune system? I keep on getting sick because i work around sick patients every day, for the past two years. Taking too much abx.

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 afterwards)&don't touch your eyes or nose. I know of no specific way to boost an otherwise healthy immune system.Other than eating healthfully , exercising , &getting 7-8 hrs. Sleep..Which can be hard to do in our busy world-but are so important .. ...Read more

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How can I boost my immune system to fight infections?

How can I boost my immune system to fight infections?

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. Also having parents with a good immune system can help. ...Read more

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Iam sick with the flu almost everyday of my life, how can I boost my immune system?

See a doctor: You cannot be sick with influenza every day of your life. Go and get seen by a sympathetic pcp who will assess you and determine how much of your problems are physical or psychological. Unless you have some severe underlying immune disorder which requires replacement therapy there is very little that will "boost your immune system". ...Read more

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How can I boost my immune system for this cold and flu season?

How can I boost my immune system for this cold and flu season?

Old fashioned :): Eat right, exercise, and get enough sleep. These three suggestions really do make a difference! i also recommend the influenza vaccine to those who are 6 months old or eligable. See this list of those who should especially get a "flu shot" (influenza vaccine) this year. http://www.cdc.gov/flu/protect/whoshouldvax.htm. ...Read more

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How can I boost my immune system for this cold and flu season?

How can I boost my immune system for this cold and flu season?

Influenza vaccine: The influenza vaccine is recommended for all ages over 6 months old and can specifically increase your antibody levels to decrease the severity of influenza symptoms. ...Read more

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I'm 23 years old, 6ft, 145lbs. I have a low white blood cell count. What does this lead to and how can I boost my immune system?

I'm 23 years old, 6ft, 145lbs. I have a low white blood cell count. What does this lead to and how can I boost my immune system?

Low white blood cell: It really depends on how low your white blood cell count is. Simply having a low normal white blood cell count doesn't mean your immune system is not functioning. For many people the white blood cells are not in the blood vessels themselves but are out in the periphery and those people often times rarely get ill. Check with your doctor to see if your white blood cell count is worrisome or not. ...Read more