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Does Vyvance suppress your immune system?

Does Vyvance suppress your immune system?

Vyvanse: I am not aware of any ill effects of Vyvanse on your immune system. That said, discuss any possible side effects or concerns about taking Vyvanse with your prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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How can chemotherapy affect your immune system?

How can chemotherapy affect your immune system?

Depends: Some types of chemotherapy wipe out cancer cells and immune cells at the same time rendering the individual susceptible to infections for the 3 weeks post chemo. The immune system reconstitutes itself in a few weeks. ...Read more

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How severely can prolonged stress affect your immune system?

How severely can prolonged stress affect your immune system?

Mild to Moderate: It depends on the severity of the stress but the effects of stress on the immune system are usually much less than the effects of other diseases of the immune system. ...Read more

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Does your mood affect your immune system?

Absolutely: More studies are coming in showing improved mood lead to stronger immune system. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you get sick as a child does it affect your immune system?

I'm just wondering, if you get sick as a child does it affect your immune system?

Doubtful: There is some suggestion that early use of antibiotics and frequent use of tylenol (acetaminophen) may increase the risk for asthma. Overall, your childhood illnesses are unlikely to affect your immune system in adulthood. ...Read more

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Does lack of sleep affect your immune system?

Does lack of sleep affect your immune system?

Yes: Any physical or emotional stress, if significant, can affect your immune system. This includes lack of sleep, anxiety, emotional distress, etc. If you are having difficulty sleeping, try 20-30 minutes of exercise a couple of hours before bed. Melatonin is also a safe otc supplement that helps some people adjust their day/night cycle. ...Read more

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Can h pylori infection negatively affect your immune system?

Can h pylori infection negatively affect your immune system?

H pylori: Usually only affects the stomach lining and does not affect the immune system. ...Read more

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Can chronic anxiety, like GAD, affect your immune system? Can your brain actually make you feel physical symptoms of anxiey?

Can chronic anxiety, like GAD, affect your immune system? Can your brain actually make you feel physical symptoms of anxiey?

Yes.: GAD, or generalized anxiety disorder, by definition does produce some physical symptoms due to anxiety (like muscle tension, rapid HR, or trembling, amongst many other possible physical effects). Stress and anxiety that is untreated or inadequately treated can disrupt immune function and also contribute to other illness promoting behavior (neglecting hygiene & exercise, having trouble sleeping). ...Read more

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Why can't our immune system defeat STIs?

Why can't our immune system defeat STIs?

It does!: You have a misunderstanding. Our immunity does defeat most STDs. Gonorrhea and chlamydia clear up within a few weeks or months, without treatment. HPV is cleared by the immune system, usually in a year or two. Immunity limits but does not cure syphilis. It doesn't clear herpes. Same for non-STD infections: immunity clears colds and most pneumonia, but often not tuberculosis, for example. ...Read more

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Can there be some reason why your immune system wouldn't fight disease at all?

Can there be some reason why your immune system wouldn't fight disease at all?

There some!: Job's syndrome-high ige, deficiency of iga-gi disease, parasites. Complement deficiency: propensity to lupus, ra, and sjogren's. But most people who catch diseases easily are stressed and fatigued. The stress can be emotional of physical or both! ...Read more

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If you have an asymptomatic illness, does that mean your immune system isn't fighting the illness off?

If you have an asymptomatic illness, does that mean your immune system isn't fighting the illness off?

Asymptomatic: If you have an illness that is asymptomatic then you should not feel the illness. Asymptomatic means no symptoms do it is hard to tell your sick. This would mean you immune system works. ...Read more

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What can I do to raise my immune system level?? Last time a I had a cold, coughs continued for 2 weeks and I wouldn't want that again.

What can I do to raise my immune system level?? Last time a I had a cold, coughs continued for 2 weeks and I wouldn't want that again.

Not unexpected: Some viral infection may cause a lingering cough for many weeks and the length of symptoms is not necessarily linked to your immune status but more to the virulence of the virus. To reduce the risk of catching a viral infection, wash your hands (or using sanitizer) before you eat or touch your face. If you fly, wipe clean the tray table, arm rest, and controls. Avoid sharing food or drink. ...Read more

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Why don't we have any cure for viruses other than our own immune system?

Why don't we have any cure for viruses other than our own immune system?

Multitude of reasons: Most importantly is that viruses keep mutating, i.e. Keep changing its form, and go deep into the nucleus of the living cell so becomes hard to reach, but there are some antiviral drugs that can kill those tiny creatures, much smaller than the large bacteria, most famous is acyclovir (zovirax) ...Read more

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How do I fix my immune system so I don't get colds so often?

How do I fix my immune system so I don't get colds so often?

Diet, supplements &: A healthy diet rich in fruits & vegies & avoiding sugar, fried foods and other immune stressors, a good multivitamin, & stress-reduction techniques are a good start. Many herbs can also enhance immune function such as ashwagandha, astragalus & medicinal mushrooms like reishi. Probiotics can also help. The road to immunity by kenneth bock md is a great book on comprehensive ways to boost immunity. ...Read more

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How to improve our immune system so we can't easylly to get sick?

How to improve our immune system so we can't easylly to get sick?

No sure way.: Staying in good physical shape with regular and moderate exercises plus a healthy diet may be helpful. Make sure your plasma vitamin D3 level is optimal since vitamin D3 is an important immune regulator. I would like to see the 25 oh vitamin D3 level between 60-80 ng instead of 30. More fruits and veggie. Wash your hands often especially before eating. Good sleep habit and mental attitude. ...Read more

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How do you build up a child's immune system so he won't catch so many illnesses?

How do you build up a child's immune system so he won't catch so many illnesses?

GOOD diet: I sound like a "broken record" but it must be obvious to all that the only way that you can use an engine is by obeying the fuel rules in the owner's manual. The human body must have the right fuel for its cellular engines. We are wondrously made and all that is reqired is energy to run those engines. That comes from studying the right diet. It might require some supplements. ...Read more

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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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What happens if a person doesn't ever get sick, does their immune system still get stronger?

What happens if a person doesn't ever get sick, does their immune system still get stronger?

Immunity: I assume you are alluding to viral infections and urti? Some people have a good natural immune system that fights off viruses, they are not invincible though! ...Read more

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Is it true that a child who never gets sick doesn't really improve or strengthen his immune system?

No: There are some kids with good reserve who acquire new germs occasionally & their immune quietly recognizes them & fights them off without the process rising to the level of a recognized illness. If we test these kids blood for immunity factors at a given age, they are as high or higher than some of the sickly ones. Most kids are not that lucky. ...Read more

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been sick w many diff sicknesses consecutively in Jan. How do I make my immune system strong so I won't get sick w something else after this cold?

been sick w many diff sicknesses consecutively in Jan. How do I make my immune system strong so I won't get sick w something else after this cold?

TLC: Adequate rest, healthy diet with whole foods, especially anti-inflammatory foods (greens, berries, turmeric and other spices salmon and other fatty fishes and chia seeds), regular exercise and stress management. Probiotics may also prove beneficial. Get checked out if you continue to get frequent illnesses. ...Read more

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Is it possible to improve your immune system? Some people seem sick all the time and others who eat bad and don't exercise never seem to get sick?

Is it possible to improve your immune system? Some people seem sick all the time and others who eat bad and don't exercise never seem to get sick?

We can easily think: That but the statistics say otherwise. Better lifestyles promote better health. Vitamin C in 2 doses - a.m. & p.m., mushroom supplements such as Maitake, exercise, and guided imagery can all be helpful. See your doc to rule out any medical conditions. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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We got very good immune system but why is it that we can't fight hiv?

We got very good immune system but why is it that we can't fight hiv?

Immune system attack: Good evening,
it is an insightful question! HIV agent attacks the immune cells themselves while most other infectious agents are attacked by cells of immune system as soon as they enter our body. Hiv enters the immune cells, kills them, causes programmed cell death of cells, and we lose cell-mediated immunity. This makes us defenseless against other invading organism and normally harmless germs. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is it true that someone with a strong immune system won't catch a cold if they're sneezed on?

No: Contrary to popular belief, there's no such thing as a "strong immune system." there are weak immune systems and normal immune systems. People with normal immune systems still get colds when exposed to cold viruses their immune system hasn't seen before. ...Read more

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When testing the immune system can bloods test. B cells t cells nk killer cells, what is the best way to test immune function in depth?

When testing the immune system can bloods test. B cells t cells nk killer cells, what is the best way to test immune function in depth?

Good start: Yes, the parameters you mentioned can be tested easily, and there are numerous other tests which may help to assess "immune function" which can be utilized depending upon the clinical situation and indices of suspicion. You might see either an infectious diseases expert or an immunologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Ways I can boost my immune system? I work 2 jobs with 65 hours a week in total, I don't sleep much and I eat once a day. Is this a contributor?

Ways I can boost my immune system? I work 2 jobs with 65 hours a week in total, I don't sleep much and I eat once a day. Is this a contributor?

Immune system: Life style and diet certainly effects your immune system. You are working very hard, but I would find a way to take a few snacks during the day e.g. A handful of nuts or a health bar. Try to find a way to get more sleep or try to take a nap. Take a multivitamin daily. ...Read more

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I suffer from urti very often but never had fever since last 8 years. Does it mean that I have a problem with my immune system as I don't get fever??

I suffer from urti very often but never had fever since last 8 years. Does it mean that I have a problem with my immune system as I don't get fever??

Immune system: Allergies (sort of chronic inflammation) means rather a heightened immune system not a weak one, you had the problem for 8 years, and that's not uncommon, and you don't need to have fever if you have chronic rhino-sinusitis, which can allergic or non-allergic. You need to see an ENT or an allergist/immunologist, if you have access to one, for proper management, good luck ...Read more