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Can't kick my cold & other minor ailments

(7 Posts)
nymphadora Sat 04-Dec-10 08:59:59

Dd3 is 8 weeks old. By the time she was born I was pretty run down & unfit due to various problems. I was also quite anaemic ( despite being on iron for months)

I lost almost a litre of blood during my section so obviously that left me mire aneamic and I was v doped for first couple of weeks until the iron licked in.

Since she was born I have had colds almost constantly, I have glue ear(6 weeks now, minimal hearing in one ear) am covered in scabs from hives that I scratched in my sleep, have v dry skin & some patches where I have had allergic reactions. All minor stuff that my body isn't fighting.

How can I boost my immune system? I'm eating pretty well & on vitamins/iron, I'm also feeling dehydrated regularly despite drinking loads water

LoveMyGirls Sat 04-Dec-10 09:03:41

Awww how awful for you, have you tried taking echinacia? Can you get more sleep (hard with a baby I know) Sorry I don't have any more advice, hope you are well again soon.

nymphadora Sat 04-Dec-10 09:18:06

Started taking that.

Not sleeping too bad dd3 pretty good in the night and not doing much during the day as dh not working so he does the running round/ hard work & o do what I want/need to!

LoveMyGirls Sat 04-Dec-10 09:47:27

have you beent o see your GP? Maybe you need a B12 injection or something? Never had it myself but know a few people who need it, might be worth looking into?

nymphadora Sat 04-Dec-10 10:09:55

Never heard of that. Have been re the glue ear but they just said waiting is all I can do

LoveMyGirls Sat 04-Dec-10 10:27:54

this might be worth a look?

not saying you have got one just maybe worth checking

nymphadora Sat 04-Dec-10 10:34:27

Def not got weight loss wink
Dont think I have enough symptoms from that. Not heard of it before so worth a shot Ta!

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