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Can herbal supplements boost your immune system and help you fight off the bird flu easier?
3 doctors weighed in

Dr. Dennis Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: Yes
You don't need to be concerned about the bird flu, but rather the seasonal flu that we are susceptible to.
Fish oil, vitamin b complex and vitamin d may all be helpful. Good dietary habits and exercise are most important for a healthy immune system.

In brief: Yes
You don't need to be concerned about the bird flu, but rather the seasonal flu that we are susceptible to.
Fish oil, vitamin b complex and vitamin d may all be helpful. Good dietary habits and exercise are most important for a healthy immune system.
Dr. Dennis Clifford
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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Dr. Joseph Woods
A balanced diet can also do this.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
In brief: Not proven effective
Herbal supplements are not proven effective in preventing bird flu or other infections.
Staying healthy & happy, eating a balanced diet, and getting reasonable exercise, etc... May help keep one's immune system in top shape, to fight against viruses & bacteria. Some herbs, in certain concentrations, using some parts of the plants, prepared in a particular way, may help relieve some flu symptoms.

In brief: Not proven effective
Herbal supplements are not proven effective in preventing bird flu or other infections.
Staying healthy & happy, eating a balanced diet, and getting reasonable exercise, etc... May help keep one's immune system in top shape, to fight against viruses & bacteria. Some herbs, in certain concentrations, using some parts of the plants, prepared in a particular way, may help relieve some flu symptoms.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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