The Effect Of Hiv On The Immune System
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Strategies for Improving Your Immune Health: The Different Approaches to Improving Your Immune SystemIntroduction 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 »
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Psychotherapist and AuthorThere is an entire relatively new field in psychology and psychiatry called "Psychoneuroimmunology" which is currently researching the connections between stress, anxiety, depression and how these impact upon a person's health and... Read more »
University of Miami School of MedicineI don't know of any evidence that antidepressants have a significant effect on the immune response involved in the ELISA test. In fact, there is growing evidence that depression has deleterious effects on the immune system. This suggests that... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineImmunizations are generally effective and recommended for HIV+ patients with good CD4 counts (>> 200-350). The long term outcome in HIV + patients on treatment with a good CD4 count (ie > 500) is generally excellent so the extent of and... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyDo these things make you more suseptible to colds, flu, etc?
I haven't slept for a while now, (weeks) haven't eaten all that great, and Im usually so anxious/nervous/worried that I can't concentrate and have a 24 hr. a day 7 days a week headache....
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Posted by kinzie1, 4 RepliesHi,
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 »
Posted by Anonymous8-14-97 The method of exposing the immune system to parts of HIV
in advanced evolved forms can be made more effective if the
immune system is prepard in advance for this treatment. People
with HIV infection receive some of this preparation but the... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The immune system may be able to come back more powerfully than anyone thought after a break in treatment with AIDS drugs, researchers said Wednesday.
They said in patients who had decided to interrupt their complex HIV drug... Read more »
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