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Doctor insights on: What Proteins Are Fundamental To The Immune System

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How CRP (c-reactive protein) can be marker of the immune system?

How CRP (c-reactive protein) can be marker of the immune system?

Marker of : Inflammation. Elevated CRP is an indicator of inflammation, including that due to infections. It is one of the acute phase reactants. It helps in clearing some microbes. High sensitivity CRP test is used to assess risk of cardiac disease. ...Read more

Protein (Definition)

Proteins are large molecules made up of a smaller class of molecules called amino acids. Proteins play an enormous role in the function of our bodies including enzymes, messengers, replicating dna, ...Read more


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Are heat shock proteins part of the nervous, endocrine, or immune system?

Are heat shock proteins part of the nervous, endocrine, or immune system?

All: Hello Edward, Heat Schock Proteins could be viewed as being a part of all these systems. These proteins are primarily upregulated in response to stress and affect numerous other proteins which could potentially be part of any system in the body. ...Read more

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During post strep glomerulonephritis, since there is loss of protein and blood, won't it weaken immune system of body and also affect tissue repair?

During post strep glomerulonephritis, since there is loss of protein and blood, won't it weaken immune system of body and also affect tissue repair?

Not enough protein: While you lost some protein in your urine with glomerulonephritis, you don't lose enough to lower immune function and affect tissue repair o a substantial degree. ...Read more

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Where immune system is located?

Where immune system is located?

All over: Immunes ystem is located all over your body. ...Read more

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Can I improve my immune system?

Can I improve my immune system?

Good immune systems.: Eat a healthy diet. Get adequate sunshine, exercise and come from parents with good immune systems. ...Read more

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How can the immune system work?

How can the immune system work?

Long story: In nut shell igg fight the diseases and keeps immunity up. It's in blood, which circulates everywhere. ...Read more

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How can I boost my immune system?

Vitamins: Vitamins and a healthy diet and lifestyle are the best way. ...Read more

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What herbs help the immune system?

What herbs help the immune system?

Many good choices: There are many herbs proven to improve immune function. Some of the best choices include astragalus, ashwagandha, andrographis, echinacea, eleuthero & medicinal mushrooms like reishi, cordyceps, turkey tail, shiitake & maitake. See http://blog. Chestnutherbs. Com/herbs-for-the-immune-system & http://articles. Mercola. Com/sites/articles/archive/2011/12/31/organic-mushrooms-for-immune-support. Aspx. ...Read more

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How can I better my immune system?

Immunity: Keep up all your immunizations, eat a healthy diet and stay away from people with infections. ...Read more

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Where is the immune system located?

All over.: The immune system is the bodies defense against invaders and is located in all body tissues with concentration in the mucosal surfaces and skin. ...Read more

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Can I strengthen my immune system?

Can I strengthen my immune system?

Simple rules: Get adequate rest. Eat properly, exercise. Try to have proper mental health. It sounds simple but each of these things can affect the inmmune system. Also, having parents with a good immune system can help. ...Read more

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How can I improve my immune system?

How can I improve my 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

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How can I build my immune system up?

Immune system: Eat healthy and exercise regularly, and don't waste your money on supplements of doubtful value and effect. ...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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How do I strengthen my immune system?

How do I strengthen 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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How can I strengthen my immune system?

How can I strengthen my immune system?

More fruits and vege: Unless a person has an immunodeficiency, a balanced diet with more vitamins (seafood, fruits, vegetables and nuts) and better life style with enough sleep, sports and fresh air,. Those are the pillars for good health hence better immunity. ...Read more

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What to do to increase my immune system?

Live well: You'll hear lots of claims about herbal supplements, foods, and vitamins that are touted to improve your immune system, but there not many data to support them. The best advice is to be healthy: eat a balanced diet, don't smoke, drink in moderation, exercise, have safe sex, and enjoy life. If you do that, the immune system will usually take care of itself. ...Read more

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How can you build your immune system up?

How can you build your immune system up?

Lifestyle: Good sleep, fresh air, exercise, fresh vegetables and fruits and multi vitamins, are the recipe to boost your immune system, if still suffering despite that, you need to see an allergist/Immunologist ...Read more

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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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Can you tell me what is an immune system?

Can you tell me what is an immune system?

Keeps us healthy: Pretty big subject for this venue. Humans have an advanced immune system that has many facets, including aspects that are innate (born with) and adaptive (learned from exposure to the environment). Immune cells (white blood cells, lymph nodes, bone marrow, spleen, liver) antibodies, proteins (including complement), that function with heirarchy, transport, communication, and redundancy. ...Read more

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What can I do to bolster my immune system?

Immune system: Eat properly. There are many components of the immune system and some are affected by malnutrition or an imbalanced diet. Think right since nasa studies confirm that bereavement and prolonged depression will lower the cellular mediated response. In fact doctors now recognize the psychoneuroimmunological connection. Many natural products promise a quick fix but few are recognized by physicians at t. ...Read more

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How can I naturally build my immune system?

How can I naturally build my immune system?

Healthy lifestyle: Eat well, exercise regularly, get enough sleep, don't smoke, don't use illicit drugs, drink in moderation, get the recommended vaccinations. I can't say whether each of those things will matter, but they can't hurt. There's nothing specific you can do to build your immune system other than to be healthy. ...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 to do to strengthen your immune system?

What to do to strengthen your 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 are some ways to build up immune system?

What are some ways to build up 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

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What should I do to improve my immune system?

What should I do to improve my immune system?

General health!: Proper nutrition, exercise, keeping a good weight. Adequate sleep, avoiding stress-all are very important and need to be in concert together! ...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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What organs are not part of the immune system?

What organs are not part of the immune system?

All organs: The immune system functions to a degree in all the organs of your body. So, an infection anywhere will eventually be noticed and attacked. Certain organs, like the brain, eye, and testes are immune "privileged"--the immune cells will ignore those tissues to minimize the chance of disrupting their function. That is, unless something is seriously wrong (like a major infection). ...Read more