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Is there anything you can recommend to boost the immune system for the hpv virus?

By Anonymous November 2, 2014 - 5:59pm
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Hi Anon

Thank you for your post. 

I know Pam helped you with information on your diagnosis and I hope that helped. 

There isn't much you can do in terms of supplements really, in terms of directly affecting the HPV virus. 

But there are many good foods that contain antioxidants out there that help to build a strong immune system. They include:

A diverse diet is the optimal choice for boosting the immune system. Eating fruits, vegetables, beans and whole grains provides key antioxidants as well as other necessary vitamins and minerals derived from a variety of natural food sources.

Among top food sources of antioxidants are cranberries, blueberries, blackberries, beans, artichokes, Russet potatoes, pecans, walnuts and hazelnuts.

A probiotic is very important. Choose a low sugar Greek yogurt containing probiotics that also offers lots of protein. The immune system lies in the lining of the stomach and probiotics head directly there to strengthen the immune system. 

Garlic, green and black tea, beef and shellfish are also good sources to help boost you immune system. 

Physical exercise is necessary too and drinks lots of water every day. 

Wash your hands often. 

You can take a supplement if you like - ask your pharmacist what she recommends and look for those that offer immunity boosting properties. 

80% of people who have had sex have been exposed to the HPV virus. With a healthy life and regular checkups, most everyone goes on to live a good life where HPV is not even a factor. 



November 3, 2014 - 5:43am
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