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Are there vitamins that can be taken to boost your resistance against bacterial infections. Is there a lifestyle?

Cleanliness. No pill will protect you from common bacterial infections as well as soap and water. Wash your hands frequently. Stay hygienic. Read more...
Nutrtion, herbs, etc. A good multivitamin & healthy diet helps. Many vitamins & minerals like vit a & d & zinc boost immunity. Avoid sweets and fried food. Many herbs like astragalus & ashwagandha help, as do medicinal mushrooms like reishi & shiitake. Reducing stress & getting adequate rest is crucial. Homeopathy & acupuncture help.The road to immunity by kenneth bock md is a wonderful book on how to boost immunity. Read more...

Why do repeated bacterial infections occur?

Frequent fliers. Repeat infections can occur for many reasons including (but not all inclusive): 1. The infection wasnt completely managed in 1st place (abscess not drained, dead tissue behind, inadequate therapy) 2. The wrong antibiotic chosen 3. Risk that caused 1st infection continues (behavior/immune disorder) 4. Immunity doesnt follow infection (syphilis, rhinovirus) 5. True true unrelated (new infect'n). Read more...