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How to increase one's immunity to avoid infections?

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Posted on Tue, 1 Dec 2015
Question: Hello,

How to increase immunity to avoid any infections, weather changes etc.

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Answered by Dr. Shashi Dangwal (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Maintaining a healthy life style helps in giving good immunity.

Detailed Answer:
Hello XXXXXXX

Immunity is a very vast topic and has many components to it.

Natural immunity is what a person is borne with and comprises of various cells and chemicals in the body. Skin also acts as a part of immune system as it acts as a physical barrier.

You may improve your immunity by maintaining a healthy life style like eating a balanced diet, consuming colourful fruits and vegetables and avoiding junk food.

Not indulging in harmful practices like smoking and substance abuse.

Aequate sleep and some sort of physical exercise is essential.

Taking recommended vaccine at prescribed interval helps in acquired immunity to certain disease.

These are general guidelines to a healthy lifestyle which gives body a good immunity.
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Brief Answer: Maintaining a healthy life style helps in giving good immunity. Detailed Answer: Hello XXXXXXX Immunity is a very vast topic and has many components to it. Natural immunity is what a person is borne with and comprises of various cells and chemicals in the body. Skin also acts as a part of immune system as it acts as a physical barrier. You may improve your immunity by maintaining a healthy life style like eating a balanced diet, consuming colourful fruits and vegetables and avoiding junk food. Not indulging in harmful practices like smoking and substance abuse. Aequate sleep and some sort of physical exercise is essential. Taking recommended vaccine at prescribed interval helps in acquired immunity to certain disease. These are general guidelines to a healthy lifestyle which gives body a good immunity.