Natural Treatment for HIV-Aids
Although one can be gifted genetically with a powerful immune system, nutrients from food ensure the full development of it. Without proper nutrients, immune system of animals or humans can never function to the optimum. Since plants constitute the basic food chain, it provides the most valuable source of natural nutrients and even of medicinal value. Herbivores living only on plants without any use of drugs testify this.
In treating HIV, the medication should be capable of eliminating diarrhea, increasing absorption activities in the gastrointestinal region and improving immunity. Acquired immunity from drug prophylaxis is not a long-term effective solution unless circumstances warrant it. But, a good natural immune system is the key to why some HIV positives outlived others. Of particular note, medication used on long term basis should be natural so that our body can assimilate with no side and toxic effects; a good attempt to minimize damages to vital organs.
Remedies derived from plants is common to many cultures, and a number of advanced pharmaceutical drugs were derived from plants. Not just herbalists but naturopaths, homeopathic, ayurvedic, Chinese, and Native American medical practitioners use herbs as one component in an overall system of medicine. For example, Chinese medicine practitioners may use herbal formulas, acupuncture, meditation, and massage techniques simultaneously. Chinese herbs are frequently used in combination to provide a tonic for general health or to try to fight a specific pathogen or condition. Herbs have been used extensively in hopes of improving immune response and reducing symptoms. No known herbal remedy has been shown to cure AIDS or even reduce chances of AIDS-related infections. Still, some herbs can be worth trying if you use them safely and in consultation with a qualified practitioner who not only understands herbs but also has experience treating AIDS and HIV infection.
Aloe vera, St. Johnswort, echinacea, licorice, and ginseng are just a few of the herbs used to treat HIV/AIDS. Taking immunity-boosting herbs (such as astragalus, echinacea, and ginkgo) may help revive an ailing immune system, and certain herbs (such as garlic) may help battle bacteria and viruses. Deglycyrrhizinated licorice can soothe the mouth and throat ulcers that often accompany full-blown AIDS. Just remember that even if these herbs have these powers, no one yet understands just how they work in helping AIDS or whether using them really makes a difference in the course of the disease.
A woody vine that grows in the rainforests of Peru was used for centuries by the Ashanica Indians for treating a wide range of illnesses. Today it helps relieve the suffering of AIDS and cancer patients. It effectively reduces the side effects of treatments such as AZT and radiation therapy. This miraculous herb has been used since years by the Ashanica Indians to stimulate the immune system and treat a wide variety of health problems. Cat`s Claw is aptly named because the vines have cat`s claw like thorns that attach to the trees enabling the vines to wind round and grow up into the trees. The native Indian tribes traditionally have boiled the inner bark and root of the herb to make a tea decoction and regard it as a sacred medicinal plant. World wide research done on this powerful herb has led scientists to patent many of the single chemicals found in it for use in healing cancer, arthritis, AIDS and other diseases. However, traditional wisdom shows that using the whole plant can be far more powerful than any one isolated ingredient.
HyperBaric Oxygen Therapy
Inhaling pure, pressurized oxygen won`t drive HIV out of the body, but it may alleviate bothersome symptoms of AIDS, including numbness in the arms and legs and fatigue. It may even help stave off certain opportunistic infections. However, using this therapy to treat or relieve symptoms of AIDS, stroke, cancer, senility, and multiple sclerosis is much more speculative and right now too uncertain to justify using this costly therapy. Plus, oxygen under high pressure can cause serious damage (including ruptured membranes, collapsed lungs, and cataracts), so this is not a technique to be undertaken lightly.
A certain amount of oxidation has to happen for the body to function. Oxidation therapy is based on the theory that repeated environmental stress cuts down on the ideal amount of oxidation. Restoring it with extra doses of oxygen—in one of several forms—is supposed to rev up these reactions and, in the process, heal just about any ailment.
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AIDS stands for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. A diagnosis of AIDS is made by a physician using certain clinical or laboratory standards.
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