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Old 05-03-2010, 11:53 AM   #1
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jackieackeret HB User
Question I'm constantly getting something wrong with me?

Hello everyone. I'm sure there are a hundred threads like this one but there are so many to read through that I figured I would just ask my specific question and get some answers (hopefully).

Over the course of the past 6 months it seems like if I come within 10 feet of anyone who is even suffering the mildidst symptons of an illness (and by illness, I mean anything...flu, cold, congestion, coughing, ANYTHING!) I always get sick. My son comes home from daycare early due to a fever, the next day I have the full-blow stomach virus, My co-workers has the sniffles after the weekend, I spend the next 10 days battling laryngitis and a sever cold.

My question is this: am I suffering from some sort of immune system disease? Is there a way to boost my immunities? I don't want to go to the doctor of I don't have to because my insurance is terrible. Does anyone know why I am getting so sick? If there is a name for a disorder like this, I'd like to know, or if I'm one of millions like this, I'd like to know I'm freaking out over nothing. Thanks

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Old 05-03-2010, 01:29 PM   #2
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Re: I'm constantly getting something wrong with me?

There is something wrong, you need to see a doctor!!
First though, check out your lifestyle, Are you eating properly-??
Are you active, you have to move every day??
do you smoke?? Drink alcohol a lot?? use other drugs. Get enough sleep?
Are you happy at work??Stress in your personal life, that can mess you up?
Please check back,

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Old 05-03-2010, 04:07 PM   #3
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jackieackeret HB User
Re: I'm constantly getting something wrong with me?

Well, let me go back and answer those questions...
(thank you, by the way)

As far as eating properly is concerned, I do eat normal, balanced meals. I don't take any ADDITIONAL vitamins, so I guess that may be an issue, but I feel like if my body isn't makeing something I need, I'd rather know than be supplementing. Sleep? I barely get 6 hours. I don't know why. I stay up very late even when I'm exhausted because for some reason I don't fall asleep well. That might be a good place to start. I do smoke cigarettes, I only drink maybe once every few months, and I love my job and my personal life.

Anything wrong you might be thinking of?

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