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Weakened Immune System


About
Your immune system is your best defense against disease. It determines what belongs in your body and what does not. When the immune system is weak, a person is more prone to illness. Keeping your immune system healthy is the best way to keep your entire body healthy.


Notes
  • Make sure you are taking supplements for overall good health. If you are not taking these basic supplements, we recommend Enfuz from Vitabase. When you take a small packet of pills each day, you get all the basic nutrition you need. Each packet contains a multi-vitamin, CoQ10 (for heart health), Omega 3, Vitamin D-3, a probiotic, and a powerful set of antioxidants to help your body fight off disease.
  • A healthy immune system is tied to the mental condition of a person.
  • Consider having being tested for heavy metal intoxication, which can hurt the immune system. Be especially wary if you have mercury amalgam fillings.
  • Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and human growth hormone (HGH) may help boost immunity. HGH treatments should only be done under a physician's direction.
  • Immunity is affected by food allergies and reactions.
  • In a person with a healthy immune system, white blood cell count should be between 4,000 and 12,000 cells per micro liter of blood.
  • Problems with the immune system may come from an under active thyroid.
  • Using marijuana has a negative effect on white blood cells, which hurts the immune system.


Advice
  • Avoid alcohol, smoking, and caffeine.
  • Certain nutrients are especially helpful in boosting the immune system. Vitamin A helps fight infection. Take as directed on bottle or by doctor. Vitamin C helps in the production of adrenal hormones. To improve absorption, take with bioflavonoid. Vitamin E, when taken with vitamins A and C, works like an antioxidant. It also helps get rid of free radicals. Zinc enhances wound healing. Do not take more than 100 mg daily.
  • Do not overeat.
  • Exercise regularly.
  • Fasting once a month is recommended.
  • Find out what is causing strain on your immune system and change whatever is necessary. Especially observe your eating habits and the stress level in your life.
  • Get enough sleep. Try to stay away from stress.
  • Green drinks are beneficial.
  • Obtain germanium through pearl barley, chlorella, and garlic. Giant red kelp and brown kelp are good sources of iodine, carotene, calcium, iron, vitamin C, riboflavin, and protein.
  • Only take prescribed medication.
  • Raw fruits and vegetables should be a major part of your diet. Also include high-fiber foods such as nuts, grains, and seeds.
  • Spirulina is beneficial for healing and cleansing the body. Take it during your monthly fast in order to obtain needed nutrients.
  • Stay away from processed foods, sugar, animal products, and soda.



Helpful nutrients for this condition.

Acetyl-L-Carnitine
Importance: N/A
Comments: Guards the heart, cell membranes, metabolic facilitator and is an energy carrier.


Acidophilus
Importance: N/A
Comments: Replaces bacteria in the tract of the intestines.


Bovine Colostrum
Importance: N/A
Comments: Boosts immunity.


Coenzyme Q10
Importance: N/A
Comments: Aids the immune system. Stimulates oxygen to guard the heart and cells.


Essential fatty acids
Importance: N/A
Comments: Important for a healthy body.


Free-form amino acid complex
Importance: N/A
Comments: Protein that the body can use.


Garlic
Importance: N/A
Comments: Boosts the immune system.


Glutathione
Importance: N/A
Comments: Prevents the construction of free radicals / helps in the integrity of red blood cells


Kelp
Importance: N/A
Comments: To keep stability of all nutrients for the immune system.


L-Arginine and L-Ornithine
Importance: N/A
Comments: Decreases the development in tumors and cancer / and boosts the immune system.


L-Cysteine and Methionine plus L-Lysine
Importance: N/A
Comments: Kills viruses and free radicals / guards the glands.


Lecithin
Importance: N/A
Comments: Helps cellular protection.


Herbs
Importance: N/A
Comments: Helps cellular protection.


Maitake or Shiitake or Reishi
Importance: N/A
Comments: Destroys viral infection and cancer along with boosting immunity.


Proteolytic enzymes
Importance: N/A
Comments: Helps formulate protein, fat, and carbohydrates for more consumption of nutrients.


Pycnogenol and/or grape seed extract
Importance: N/A
Comments: Immune stimulator and strong antioxidant.


Quercetin
Importance: N/A
Comments: Aids to keep reactions to pollens, allergens and certain foods hindered.


Bromelain
Importance: N/A
Comments: Increases the effect of Quercetin


Raw thymus glandular
Importance: N/A
Comments: To improve the making of T cells.


Multiglandular complex plus Raw thymus glandular with Raw Spleen Glandular
Importance: N/A
Comments: To improve the making of T cells.


Selenium
Importance: N/A
Comments: Kills free radicals.


Superoxide dismutase (SOD)
Importance: N/A
Comments: Stimulates the oxygenation of tissues.


Dimethylglycine (DMG)
Importance: N/A
Comments: Stimulates the oxygenation of tissues.


Vitamin A
Importance: N/A
Comments: Boosts immunity kills free radicals and is a strong antioxidant. To keep the immune function working properly.


Natural carotenoid complex (Betatene)
Importance: N/A
Comments: Could help the body guard against cancer and heart disease.


Vitamin B complex
Importance: N/A
Comments: Anti-Stress, necessary for the brain to function normally. Injections preferred.


Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine)
Importance: N/A
Comments: For the greatest absorption of amino acids vitamins B6 and B12 potentiate amino acids.


Vitamin B27
Importance: N/A
Comments: For the greatest absorption of amino acids vitamins B6 and B12 potentiate amino acids.


Raw liver extract
Importance: N/A
Comments: Source for Vitamin B. and iron. Injections preferred.


Vitamin C
Importance: N/A
Comments: Antioxidant that lowers the ability to catch infection.


Vitamin E
Importance: N/A
Comments: Antioxidant that is necessary for the defense system for the body.


Zinc
Importance: N/A
Comments: Essential for the immune system.



Helpful herbs and supplements for this condition.

Astragalus
Type: Internal
Purposes: Stimulates immune system. Potent antioxidant. Keeps the liver safe from toxins.
Cautions: If you have a fever you should not take astragalus.

Bayberry
Type: Internal
Purposes: Stimulates immune system.

Fenugreek
Type: Internal
Purposes: Stimulates immune system.

Hawthorn
Type: Internal
Purposes: Stimulates immune system.

Horehound
Type: Internal
Purposes: Stimulates immune system.

Licorice
Type: Internal
Purposes: Stimulates immune system.
Cautions: Using licorice on a daily basis for more than a week can boost blood pressure. Those with high blood pressure should not take it.

Red Clover
Type: Internal
Purposes: Stimulates immune system.

Black Radish
Type: Internal
Purposes: Purifies the liver and blood.

Dandelion
Type: Internal
Purposes: Purifies the liver and blood.

Milk thistle
Type: Internal
Purposes: Purifies the liver and blood.

Boxthorn Seed
Type: Internal
Purposes: Provides germanium. Stimulates immune system.

Ginseng
Type: Internal
Purposes: Provides germanium. Stimulates immune system.
Cautions: Those with high blood pressure should not take ginseng.

Suma
Type: Internal
Purposes: Provides germanium. Stimulates immune system.

Wisteria
Type: Internal
Purposes: Provides germanium. Stimulates immune system.

Echinacea
Type: Internal
Purposes: Stimulates immune system. Improves lymphatic function.
Cautions: Those with autoimmune disorders should not take echinacea.

Ginkgo biloba
Type: Internal
Purposes: Potent antioxidant. Boosts brain function. Enhances circulation.

Goldenseal
Type: Internal
Purposes: Fortifies the immune system. Purifies the body. Fights bacteria.
Cautions: Pregnant or nursing women should not use goldenseal. Do not use a daily dose of goldenseal longer than one week. Goldenseal may cause an allergic reaction in those with ragweed allergies.

St. John's Wort
Type: Internal
Purposes: Cleanses the blood. Combats viruses.

Ligustrum
Type: Internal
Purposes: Boosts lymphocyte production and growth. Helps thymus and spleen.

Picrorrhiza
Type: Internal
Purposes: Enhances immune system.