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How To Boost The Immune System Before Medication

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BOOSTING THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

IS THERE ANYTHING WHICH CAN HELP TO BOOST THE IMMUNE SYSTEM -- SPIRULINA,COLOSTRUM,GLUTAMINE-CAN ANY OF THESE HELP? SPECIFICALLY IN RELATION TO THE EYES (CMV DIAGNOSED) IS THERE ANYTHING THAT CAN HELP?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
The best thing you can do to boost your immune system is to take effective combination medication for HIV, and to treat the CMV infection before it damages your vision permanently. The other things you mentioned will not provide the help you are... Read more »

Boost Immune System before meds?

I have not started medication yet and have a viral load of147808 and a cd4 of 681 Should i be... Read more »

Clinical Trial to boost immune system

A dear friend of mine is going to be starting a clinical trial to boost his immune system. The... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

French Food Company Says Clinical Trials Show Potential Food Product Boosts Immune System in Patients With HIV

The French food company Danone reported Wednesday that clinical trials of a substance it plans to develop into a nutritional product over the next few years helped improve the immune systems of patients living with HIV, Bloomberg reports (Bauerova,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Therapy Helps Boost Immune System of HIV Patients

New research from scientists at the Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology and the University of California-San Francisco is the first to show that treatment with a growth hormone can reactivate the thymus and immune system in patients with... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

Immune System Protein in Semen Boosts HIV Spread in Female Genital Tissue

An immune system protein normally found in semen appears to enhance the spread of HIV to tissue from the uterine cervix, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health. The protein interleukin 7 (IL-7) belongs to a family... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Scientists Look to Gene Therapy as Way to Boost Immune System Response to HIV

The Los Angeles Times reports on the recent efforts of scientists to use gene therapy to strengthen the ability of patients living with HIV to fight off the HIV virus. The article examines an ongoing project by a team of researchers in California... Read more »
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Immune System Booster

Posted by kinzie1, 4 Replies
Hi,

I do not have aids but a good friend of mine passed away a few years ago from it. I

live in Arizona. I was wondering if anybody has heard about mangosteen juice a new

product that is doing amazing things as an Immune System Booster. I also... Read more »

a tip for immune boosting

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Look guys, no special food or herb is going to chase HIV out of your systems. Dietary precautions work like this: it's not what you eat, it's what you DON'T eat that will keep you healthy. I have learned that I get wasting spells several days to... Read more »

Immune system & HIV detection

Posted by andypb, 1 Reply
What is compromised/ supressed immune system.

Does compromised/ weak immune system take more time to produce antibody to HIV infection.

Would a Person having as low Cd 4 counts 350 is considered to have compromised immune system.

Do such person with... Read more »

More on the two immune system stuff

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Again, the below gospel is plagerized from Gallant.

This may be a dumb question -- but I would sincerely appreciate an answer

If AIDS is a breakdown of the immune system, why don't people with AIDS get
colds all the time? Why... Read more »