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What You Can Do To Avoid Developing Pneumonia

Pneumonia can be prevented in most cases. Vaccination The very first action of defense against pneumonia is to be vaccinated. There are various vaccines that can help in preventing pneumonia. Prevnar 13 and Pneumovax 23 These pneumonia vaccines helps in protecting against pneumonia and meningitis caused by pneumococcal bacteria.

  3 months ago ago
What You Can Do To Avoid Developing Pneumonia

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Vaccinations And Screenings For SCD Patients

Photo Credit: td;pharmacy Immunizations All of a child's routine vaccines should be obtained through their primary pediatrician. It's also a good idea to get a flu shot every year after six months of age. Prevnar and Pneumovax – Both aid in the fight against bacterial infections that can lead to pneumonia, blood infections, and meningitis (infection in the spinal column).

  4 months ago ago
Vaccinations And Screenings For SCD Patients

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10 Ways To Boost Your Immune System Against Diseases

10 Ways To Boost Your Immune System Against Diseases Get enough sleep and manage stress. Sleep deprivation and stress overload increase the hormone cortisol, prolonged elevation of which suppresses immune function. Avoid tobacco smoke. It undermines basic immune defenses and raises the risk of bronchitis and pneumonia in everyone, and middle ear infections in kids. Drink less alcohol. Excessive consumption impairs the immune system and increases vulnerability to lung infections. Eat plenty of vegetab

  1 year ago ago
10 Ways To Boost Your Immune System Against Diseases