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How can I build up my immune system if I am at school?

Having a strong immune system will help your body fight off infections more effectively. Getting enough sleep every night, eating a balanced diet, exercising regularly and minimizing stress are the best ways to keep your immune system running its best.

Sleep is incredibly important, especially the night before a test. Forming a study schedule that allows you to keep up with your classes and get an adequate amount of sleep each night will serve much better than any cram session. Forming these good study habits early will set you up for success later, as well.

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