4 thoughts on “What are vitamins that boost your immune system? I had a positive Pap for HPV?”

  1. Vitamin A
    # This is the vitamin that is basically the defense to your immune system. Vitamin A helps prevent germs, viruses and bacteria from entering your body to wreak havoc on your immune system.

    Vitamin C
    # This is the vitamin you need to have in order to boost your immune system. Vitamin C makes the proteins inside your body responsible for killing viruses and germs.

    Vitamin E
    # This vitamin also plays a role concerning the immune system. Vitamin E produces another protein, interleukin-2, that fights and kills bacteria and viruses in your body.

    B Vitamins
    # These vitamins are known to supply the body with more energy as well as boost the immune system. According to the National Institutes of Health, vitamin B6 has increased white blood cells in women with an oral dosage of 2.1 milligrams per day.

    # Zinc is another way you can boost your immune system. Zinc actually helps lower cold and flu symptoms if ingested within 24 hours of the first symptoms. Zinc has its own role in the immune function along with the protein synthesis according to the National Institutes of Health.

  2. I have heard that beta-glucans from yeast can stimulate the immune system helping to make it less likely you would get ill.

  3. All vitamins and minerals play a role in boosting your immune system. It is best to get your vitamins in the form of food and also take a good multi-vitamin. But a good diet is the key to boosting your immune system.

    Vegetables are the most important foods to eat to boost your immune system since they contain what are called phytochemicals.

    More research is finding that vitamin D3 is very important to a strong immune system and most people do not get enough vitamin D, especially in the winter.

    Sambucus is said to boost the immune system and fight the flu and Umcka is said to fight off viral and bacterial infections.

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