|mind over matter
Sep 28, 2006
Here is my question been positive over 20 years now I am 35 never taken any meds still play football with the local kids go to the gym and work full time. So why am I not sick or dead from not taken any med at all it is just mind over body. take care Christina
| Response from Dr. Young
Thanks for your post.
I'd consider you to be very, very fortunate to be a long-term non-progressor. A very small percentage of HIV-infected individuals fall into this category. Some do so because of mutations in the CCR5 HIV co-receptor, others for unexplained reasons.
Call it mind (or body)-over-HIV.
Best of health to you. BY
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