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Natural Way To Boost Immune System

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Body Positive

Enhancing Your Immune System the Natural Way ... With Food

When I found out I was HIV-positive, suddenly the words "immune system" took on a new sense of relevance and urgency in my life. I decided right away on a path of natural means to keep my immune system strong. I did some research and decided that... 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 »
Project Inform

Strategies for Improving Your Immune Health: The Different Approaches to Improving Your Immune System

Introduction What Strategies Are Available Today? Are Immune Therapies Available? What About Complementary or Alternative Medicine (CAMs)? Final Thoughts on Strategies for Improving Your Immune System Introduction AIDS is a disease... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Any way to boost the immune system for someone HIV+?

I'm hiv+ for 3 yrs now. what are good things I can do for myself to boost my immune system? My t<s are 350-400 and vl at 16K. I take a muti vitamin daily, should i be doing more?smiles,june...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
There is no need to start on HAART at this point, as long as your CD4 count is stable over the past 6 months or so. If this is the case, simply monitoring it every 3-4 months is all that is needed. If it is falling, you need to start thinking about... Read more »

Boosting the Immune System

Dr. Cal,I listened to your telephone conference December 8, on Boosting the Immune System through treatment interruptions. I didn't get an opportunity to ask any questions. In Boston there has been a study going on where patients treated...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
Hey robert... There isn't an easy way to participate in these studies at such a distance. But I can tell you that there is no clear difference in the success rates based on which antivirals are used. As long as the combo works - the virus is... 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, 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 »
Connect With Others

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 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 & 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 »