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natural, safe immune system boosters?
Jan 13, 2005

hiya. apologies if i'm posting in the wrong area, but this seems the closest match. i'm recently positive, and am wondering if there are any non-prescription supplements (or even recommended foods) that would give my immune system a boost. although i'm less than a year positive, my cd4 level hovers around 350-400, vl ranges from 6k to a recent 46k. my numbers seem less than ideal for being so recently infected, just wondering if there's a natural, non-toxic boost i can give my immune system. more background: i exercise 3-4x a week, am 32, lean, have a healthy diet. thanks!

Response from Dr. Henry

Nothing was been proven to work on a regular basis though numerous approaches have been reported to be helpful on an anecdotal basis. Information about alternative approaches to boost the immune system can be found at or in Jon Kaiser's book Healing HIV. KH

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