Many people believe that if you get HIV, you will eventually get AIDS – not true

Many people believe that if you get HIV, you have a fatal diagnosis – not ture

HIV is a group of viruses, an infection.  It is called Human Immunodeficiency Virus.  It moves through the body fluids and attacks the immune system. It is a different diagnosis than AIDS. HIV attacks the immune system in humans.

On the other hand, AIDS is a syndrome called Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. AIDS can develop when there is serious damage to the immune system. It is a very complex syndrome  that prevents the individual from effectively protecting themselves from any kind of infections.

Once you have contracted HIV you will experience flu like symptoms for a few weeks (acute) and then the immune system will keep the virus under control for a period of time (Latency period). You may not have symptoms for a prolonged period of time, maybe years. HIV destroys CD4 cells in the immune system. If the count goes too low, then you will get a diagnoses of AIDS.

On the other hand, if you develop AIDS, you will experience a variety of symptoms.

So, you can have HIV and never develop AIDS, but if you have AIDS, you will have had HIV (National Institute of Health).

CD4 and T helper cells aka T4 cells are both white blood cells that are an essential part of the human immune system. The T4 cells are called helper cells because one of their main roles is to send signals to other types of immune cells, including CD8 killer cells, which then destroy the infections.  If CD4 cells are depleted, as in HIV infections, the immune system becomes vulnerable to a wide range of infections that it would otherwise have been able to fight.

What is glutathione and how does it help. Glutathione is a tripeptide that is hugely involved in the immune system. It is also the Master Anti-oxidant and Master chelator in the body. it helps to regulate hormones and nitric oxide and a variety of other functions. With regard to the immune system, the immune cells require glutathione in order to develop and respond. Glutathione is also required to keep the balance between different immune cells, like T1 & T2.  Although glutathione is found in every cell of the body, the highest concentration of glutathione is found in the liver and second highest is in the brain and in particular, in the eyes.

People with HIV have significantly lower levels of glutathione. And if there is lower levels of glutathione, then the immune system is going to be impaired!!

How do we get the body to regulate and synthesize glutathione? As I showed in my last PhD in nutrition (Biochemistry of Cellular Healing), we need to make sure that three components of the cell are functioning: the 4 components of the methylation cycle; the mitochondria and the DNA expression of the tRNA and mRNA that make the tools that make glutathione.

That means we have to make sure we get the nutrients required for these cellular processes to function; and then we need the nutrients required to actually make the glutathione. There are actually different glutathione compounds in the body – we need all of them.

HIV & AIDS has been attributed to medical research in Africa, but HIV has also been believed to be a 30,000 year old giant virus that has resurfaced AND it is a condition that has been around for thousands of years. There is substantial evidence for all of the theories. I will leave that part up to you – I am interested in eliminating it.

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