Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Carole | 2009-02-12


3 year old always sick

Hi, i have a 3 year old who was prem, and who has VUR, and a very poor immune system, we are giving her a multivitamin daily, but now that she has started pre-school, she seems to pick up any virus that`s air-borne. this time she`s been home since Monday with a middle ear infection and a bad cold. The specialist in Jburg did warn us that this would happen once she starts school, but also said that as long as we are boosting her system she should not pick up every-thing that`s air-borne. Should we try another multivitamin or maybe an immune booster to help?
Please i`m desperate here

Expert's Reply



Multivitamins will not solve this problem at all. Your little girls immunity is low and she is a 'sitting duck' for every cold and virus infection going around. Try her on an immune booster such as VIral Guard Junior every day and combine this with a probiotic such as Probiflora for Children once daily.

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