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My immune system seems to be constantly under the weather

This week, expert Dr Mark Rowe advises a parent of young children on how to become more resilient in the face of constant minor illnesses

The immune system is something we can all take for granted but sometimes it temporarily fails when we are unwell

Dear Expert,

I’m looking for some tips on simple things I can do to give my immune system a lift. I have two young children who are almost constantly sick. When they pick up a virus, I normally fall ill too. I know this is part of being a parent – but I also know from speaking to friends and family that I seem to get sick much more often than others. Often this will ...