• The Impact of Psychological Stress/Trauma on The Immune System’s Ability to Suppress Viruses & Autoimmunity

    Epstein-Barr Virus Antibody Titers: Is Classical Immunology Wrong? How does Psychological Stress Impact The Immune System’s Ability To Suppress Viruses?   EBV IgM is an immunoglobulin that, if positive, means you have had an infection within the last 7 weeks. IgG of Viral Capsid and EBNA will usually be positive for life if you’ve ever had

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  • Cold Sores & Transitioning To A Plant Based Diet

    If you are transitioning into a fully plant based diet, congratulations! There are so many health benefits in doing so. You’ll notice that a lot of dairy products like cheese and milk are replaced with much healthier options that are made out of nuts such as Nut-based milks, cultured butter, sweets and cheeses.    

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  • This Probiotic Strain Found To Help The Immune System In Those With HIV/AIDS

    Hey everyone! I’ve been a little MIA with blogging, I’ve been taking an intensive immunology class – and boy is it fascinating! This week, our immunology professor Dr. Zwickey has us researching all different strains of bacteria and their effect on the chemical messengers (called cytokines) and exactly what areas of the immune system they

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  • Monolaurin Found To Prevent Transmission of HIV, Inhibit Viruses, Bacteria & More

        Monolaurin & HIV   Monolaurin can inhibit the transmission of HIV #1 – The International Weekly Journal of Science carried out studies with monkeys infected with the Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV), to see what affect the use of Monolaurin (antimicrobial property in coconut) would have on the virus. SIV is the same as

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  • Iron Anemia: The Viral Connection

    In 1982, Melvin Ball hypothesized that Herpes Simpex Virus 1 (HSV-1) was causative in Alzheimer’s Disease. He proposed that HSV-1 located in the 5th cranial nerve, (called Trigeminal ganglia) could travel up the cranial nerve when reactivated, and ascend along known nerve pathways into the Limbic system and areas of the brain most affected in

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