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How do you boost 3 y.O. Immune system? Up to date on shots but has had influenza a & b. Similar symptoms again. On singular and daily vitamin.

How do you boost 3 y.O. Immune system? Up to date on shots but has had influenza a & b. Similar symptoms again. On singular and daily vitamin.

Maybe stop singulair (montelukast): It's very frustrating to have a sick kid, one with allergies or asthma, or any chronic illness. There are drawbacks from any medication, but one of the adverse effects from singulair (montelukast) can be an increased risk of viral illness. You should consider talking to your doctor about a different allergy medication. ...Read more

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Are there any known vitamins or shots I can get for my 3 year old daughter to prevent colds or boost her immune system to where she won't get as many?

Are there any known vitamins or shots I can get for my 3 year old daughter to prevent colds or boost her immune system to where she won't get as many?

No: There is no evidence that specific dietary supplements or medications will alter a child's frequency of colds or other viral illnesses. Kids between 1-5y are expected to get 5-7 respiratory and 1-2 other viral illnesses /yr. Kids in day care or those exposed to cigarette smoke often experience a few more. ...Read more

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Hi! Wht are a few tips and foods maybe that help boost your immune system. I don't get the flu shot cause it does't help. What can I do to prevent flu?

Hi! Wht are a few tips and foods maybe that help boost your immune system. I don't get the flu shot cause it does't help. What can I do to prevent flu?

Flu shot is#1 way.: Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Avoid touching mouth, nose or eyes with unclean hands. Cough into crock of elbow. Stay away from people who are ill. ...Read more

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Aside from hand-washing, getting flu shot, etc., what are some good ways to boost the immune system during cold/flu season & avoid getting sick?

Aside from hand-washing, getting flu shot, etc., what are some good ways to boost the immune system during cold/flu season & avoid getting sick?

Great question!: Many people have opinions about "how" to boost the immune system. Practically speaking, there is no correct answer to this. The immune system is very complex and I am not aware of anything in particular that will globally "boost" this. A good diet, regular exercise, and an appropriate amount of sleep are good things along with the things that you are doing. ...Read more

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How should I boost my immune system?

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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Any tips on boosting my immune system?

Any tips on boosting my immune system?

No sure way.: Staying in good physical shape with regular exercises (not extreme exercises) and a healthy diet 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 50 to 60 ng even though the recommended level is around 30 ng. ...Read more

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How can I best boost my immune system?

Here are a few: Get adequate sleep (7-8 hours daily), exercise daily, eat healthy (using ample servings of vegetables and fruits daily) and avoid alcohol as much as possible or limit it to no more than 1-2 drinks on any day. ...Read more

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What can I do to boost my immune system?

What can I do to boost my immune system?

Reduce stress: Stress is a well known factor in reducing your immunity. Reduce your stress level whenever you can- eat a healthful diet, get 8 hrs of sleep, and try to achieve a balanced work-rest lifestyle. ...Read more

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What can I do to boost my immune system?

What can I do to boost my 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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Best natural way to boost my immune system?

Best natural way to boost my immune system?

BOOST IMMUNE SYSTEM: 1do noy smoke
2exercise regularly
3maintain a healthy weight
4get adequate sleet
5eat diet high in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lowsaturated fat
6get regular physical check ups
7if you drink alcohol, drink in moderation
8control your bp
9take a suplement of zinc, selenium, copper, vit a, b6, c and e and omega3
10 avoid stress and do activities which make you happy. Laugh a lot, enjoy music and danci. ...Read more

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Need good ways to boost your immune system?

Be healthy: There is no proven way to boost your immune system, other than to eat a healthy diet, avoid tobacco, and get the recommended vaccinations. ...Read more

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What should I do to boost my immune system?

What should I do to boost my immune system?

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 can you do to boost your immune system?

Several!: 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 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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Is there any way I can boost my immune system?

Is there any way I can boost my immune system?

Some ideas: Keep your weight in its recommended range for your height, gender, and age. Get plenty of rest and exercise. Lighten up—try to laugh more & stress less. Make sure your vitamin D level is within the normal range. Eat more foods containing omega-3 fatty acids. Don't smoke. Drink alcoholic beverages moderately. Get all recommended vaccinations. That oughta do it. ...Read more

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Which are some ways to boost the immune system?

Which are some ways to boost the immune system?

Fitness: There's no magic food, pill or herbal product. Get enough sleep and don't overdo mind-altering substances or use tobacco. The one intervention that repeatedly is shown in controlled studies to enhance people's responses to antigen challenges is re-committing to aerobic fitness. You'll be glad. Best wishes. ...Read more