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Can I take herbal supplements that boost my immune system and a prevent mono infection?

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Dr. Michael Rothman
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Michael Rothman
Dr. Michael Rothman
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not proven effective

No herbal supplements have been proven effective in preventing mono, caused by the ebv virus.
Once a person catches ebv, it seems to stay in one's body, and can re-activate to cause mono-like symptoms more than once. Staying healthy & happy, eating a balanced diet, and getting reasonable exercise, etc... May help keep one's immune system in top shape, to keep the ebv virus suppressed.

In brief: Not proven effective

No herbal supplements have been proven effective in preventing mono, caused by the ebv virus.
Once a person catches ebv, it seems to stay in one's body, and can re-activate to cause mono-like symptoms more than once. Staying healthy & happy, eating a balanced diet, and getting reasonable exercise, etc... May help keep one's immune system in top shape, to keep the ebv virus suppressed.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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