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Doctor insights on: Immune System Activities For Kids

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How to improve my child's immune system?

How to improve my child's immune system?

Good diet & exercise: But if you supplement, 50mg of zinc as the gluconate is what i would recommend. It is the most important mineral or vitamin for a good immune system. He/she can take it after or with food. Obesity takes a toll on the immune system, so ideal weight is important. Finally, when sick, you do not exercise of the illness will be more severe and last longer! ...Read more

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How do you build up a child's immune system?

How do you build up a child's immune system?

Play and explore: Just as you can't read without being exposed to words, the immune system needs exposure -- yes, this includes microscopic germs that you can't see -- to learn and build defenses. So, fill their tummies with a healthy diet and let them play with other children and explore their surroundings. Not only will this enrich their minds, it will make their bodies stronger, inside and out. And vaccinate. ...Read more

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What could I do to boost kids immune system?

What could I do to boost kids immune system?

Diet/exercise/shots: A well balanced diet and exercise will allow a kid to develop his/her best immune responses.Breast feeding during the first year adds transient immune factors that will fade over time. Vaccines as recommended by the american academy of pediatrics & the american council on immunization practices will maximize the immune barrier to otherwise worrisome childhood diseases. ...Read more

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How can I strengthen my kids immune system.?

Many things.: To maintain a strong immune system, adult or child, there are several things one can do: 1. Eat a healthy balanced diet including a variety of vegetables, lean proteins and complex carbohydrates. 2. Exercise daily. 3. Keep up to date on recommended immunizations. 4. Wash your hand frequently. ...Read more

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What could help boost my child's immune system?

What could help boost my child's immune system?

Wholesome living: The following are all helpful: vaccines, plenty of sleep, plenty of active play, lots of fruits and vegetables, frequent handwashing, avoiding others when they are contagious, and avoiding undue stress. There is no commercial product that has had demonstrable benefit to the normal human immune system so far. ...Read more

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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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How to enhance a child's immune system ages 4- 8 yrs.?

Basics: Proper nutrition, rest and physical exercise will support a kids immune system. Lack will impair it. Use of available vaccinations is the best way to boost the level of individual protection. ...Read more

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Please tell me what will help boost my child's immune system?

Please tell me what will help boost my child's immune system?

Wholesome living: The following are all helpful: vaccines, plenty of sleep, plenty of active play, lots of fruits and vegetables, frequent handwashing, avoiding others when they are contagious, and avoiding undue stress. There is no commercial product that has had demonstrable benefit to the normal human immune system so far. ...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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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