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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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