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Doctor insights on: Signs Of A Healthy Immune System

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How will I know if I have a healthy immune system?

How will I know if I have a healthy immune system?

Just being 19: Having survived through 19 without a major health problem and had all the childhood vaccines, is by itself a proof that you have a sound and healthy immune system. Keep it up by maintaining a healthy lifestyle, eat lots of fruits and vegetables, fresh air and exercise and sleep well, wish you wellness ...Read more

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Why is it important to have a healthy immune system?

Why is it important to have a healthy immune system?

Yes: We live in a hostile environment and must fend off all harmful outside invaders to stay healthy. A declining immune function not only makes you more susceptible to infection but to development of cancer as well. A dysfunctional immune system can lead to allergic and/or autoimmune diseases. In fact, the declining immune system is probably a major cause for aging. ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can get a healthy immune system?

Get an evaluation: First it is important to determine if you immune system is deficient in any way by have labs drawn. There are different treatment options available for different types of immune deficiencies. ...Read more

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How can I ensure a healthy immune system? What kind of habits, diets, or activities can I do to strengthen my immune system?

How can I ensure a healthy immune system? What kind of habits, diets, or activities can I do to strengthen my immune system?

Be healthy: Eat a balanced diet, exercise regularly, drink plenty of water and take a good multivitamin, and it will do at least as much for your immune system as any of the fads that you hear about on late night tv. ...Read more

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Which foods do doctors think are best to help you create a healthy immune system?

Which foods do doctors think are best to help you create a healthy immune system?

Plenty of...: Foods that\ are potent antioxidants: berries, greens, peppers, etc. Foods rich in vitamin c and e. Foods rich in zinc! ...Read more

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Can you have a healthy immune system with ra?

Can you have a healthy immune system with ra?

Not really: The immune systems is compromised in active ra, even without taking meds that can further compromise it. That is why there are increased risk of lymphoma and infection in ra. ...Read more

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Can a healthy immune system destroy cancer cells?

Can a healthy immune system destroy cancer cells?

Cancer development: Each of us humans has about ten tiny cancers at any given time. The fact that we do not all have clinically detectable tumors is due to the spectacular abilities of our immune systems. Only when a very smart tumor evades the immune system does it get big enough for us to call it cancer. Your immune system destroys cancer every day, and you can help it by feeding it healthy fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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Help please! is food poisoning less severe if you have a healthy immune system?

Depends on the cause: Healthy immune system will protect against viral and bacterial infections, but not against bacterial toxins like staphylococcall toxin and botulism nor against chemical contaminants. ...Read more

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How to know if my baby has a healthy immune system? Should i give probiotics if not ? My baby is 10 month old

How to know if my baby has a healthy immune system? Should i give probiotics if not ? My baby is 10 month old

Likely fine: Kids with the immunodeficiency disorders are often picked up by the age of 4-5 months due to recurrent and significant illnesses like bone infections and meningitis.Probiotics often allow for a good balance of beneficial gut bacteria but they do not boost anything. Having a happy gut can help you tolerate minor gut ailments and viruses with less symptoms. ...Read more

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