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Low Immune System
Foods/Immunity: I am not certain what you mean by "a low immune system". If you have a medical condition, like malabsorption, immunodeficiency or cancer treated with chemotherapy, you may need certain vitamin supplements. Otherwise, maintaining a normal diet with fruits, vegetables and whole grains, limiting saturated fats and maintaining a normal wieght should be fine for normal immune function. ...Read more
No sure way.: Staying in good physical shape with regular exercises (not extreme exercises), sleep well, a healthy diet (with a lot of antioxidants) may be helpful. Make sure your plasma vitamin d3 level is optimal since vitamin d3 has been shown to be an important immune regulator. I would like to see the 25 oh vitamin d3 level to be around 60 to 80 ng Get rid of anger. Healthy mental state is essential. ...Read more
Immune system: There are several tests to check the integrity and function of multiple facets of the immune system, a board certified allergist/immunologist is best equipped to do it, all depending on your symptoms. ...Read more
Should be only one: By getting the chicken pox, one should produce immunity to the pox virus. If there is a second infection, it is probably reactivation of the virus and is called "shingles" or zoster infection. In any case, if your child has an immune problem, any infection is serious and you shold seek prompt medical attention by your pcp, specialty physician or other health care provider. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My brucella IgG came back 0.03 and IgM 0.07. What does that mean? Also does that mean that I have a low immune system? Please help! thank you
Can a low immune system make lyphm node swell and will taking a multi vitamin help the swelling down? can they still go down if it not low immunity
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