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Foods which increase immunity - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query
User :   hi
User :   Just wanted to know that i have been getting frequent cough cold now a days. i had a pneumonia attack in Jan, after that my health is deteriorating. like no immunity
User :   want to know any specific diet and medicines to increase immunity
Doctor :   May i know your age?
User :   i am 37 years old
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other problems?
User :   no
User :   just that i egt my periods after 40 days
Doctor :   1)Vitamin C tops the list of immune boosters
Doctor :   Vitamin C increases the production of infection-fighting white blood cells and prevents entry of viruses
User :   i take celin every day
Doctor :   Daily have 200 mg every day
Doctor :   Also have more of citrus fruits
User :   ok. any other vitamin tablets?
Doctor :   Like oranges, lemon
Doctor :   2)Take Vitamin E 100 to 400 mg every day
Doctor :   Take Evion Capsule
Doctor :   3)Chew 3 to 4 cloves of garlic daily with warm water. It boosts immunity
User :   on empty stomach?
Doctor :   4)Take Omega 3 fatty acids regularly which is found in fishes and flax oil
Doctor :   Yes in morning
User :   it will not be heaty?
Doctor :   No
User :   ok . thanx. i will try to follow this
Doctor :   5)Eat more of almonds, broccoli, olives, papaya, sunflower seeds, turnip greens
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know?
User :   no thanx
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting , bye for now
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