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Natural Immunity To Hiv

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Damages the Immune System

Introduction The basic structure of HIV is similar to that of other viruses (Figure 1 ). HIV has a core of genetic material surrounded by a protective sheath, called a capsid . The genetic material in the core is RNA (ribonucleic acid), which contains the information that the virus needs in order to replicate (make more copies of itself) and perform other functions. You can think of RNA as the set of rules the virus follows in order to...
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Natural immunity

I have read and heard that some may have a "natural immunity" to HIV. How is this determined? Is it only that they never develope antibodies or symptoms? If they are immune can they still be carriers and pass the virus to others?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is not always possible to determine why some people get HIV infected and some do not. There has been some interesting research conducted on people who have had repeated exposures to HIV, but remain HIV negative. In order for HIV to infect a... Read more »

natural, safe immune system boosters?

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....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
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 www.daair.org or in Jon... Read more »

Natural Way of Treating HIV

Has anyone heard of the Nature's Support Immune Plus. I came across the website was very intrigued.the website www.ekur.biz/immuneplus_userforum1.html...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The Web site states "Immune Plus is a natural alternative to HIV drugs . . . . It is not a guaranteed cure, but it does support a sufferer to live a normal life free from the effects of HIV and free from drug side effects. In addition it... Read more »

natural, safe immune system boosters?

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....
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
There are many (hundreds) of immune boosters that are marketed, but none that I could recommend (hard to know if they are toxic or if they work). I think that a well balanced diet, exercise, multivitamin (perhaps a few supplements) is all that the... Read more »
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Scientists Discover 'Natural Barrier' to HIV

Posted by MOCHA
Scientists Discover 'Natural Barrier' to HIV
05-Mar-2007

(HealthDay News) -- Researchers have discovered that cells in the mucosal lining of human genitalia produce a protein that "eats up" invading HIV -- possibly keeping the spread of the AIDS... Read more »

Por que no tratar?, natural, sin efectos 2rios

Posted by Boris
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Cdula de Ciudadana: 20.352.145 de Albn
Fecha de nacimiento: 4 de junio de 1970

26 de agosto... Read more »

Immune System Booster

Posted by kinzie1, 2 Replies
Hi,

I do not have hiv or 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 »

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 »