HIV is the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, which damages the immune system to the extent that it can no longer fight infection.
Most experts believe that HIV is responsible for Aids, but there is some evidence that not everyone who acquires HIV goes on to have full Aids (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome). Infection with HIV is followed two to six weeks later by the development of antibodies to the virus. This process can be accompanied by one or more systemic diseases. Symptoms include tiring night sweats and fever, fatigue, and loss of diarrhea, oral thrush, and herpes infection, herpesmouth ulcers and bleeding gums.
The Treatment of HIV by Vibrational Herbal Medicine
Complete recovery is the norm immediately after this disease, but after that the person will test positive for antibodies to HIV (they will be positive HIV) but appears otherwise healthy. Several years usually pass between the acquisition of the virus and the development of fully blown Aids. Aids is generally believed to be caused by HIV. It was suggested that Aids might be an autoimmune disease (in which the body’s immune system turns against itself), but it is now clear that the immune system itself is being attacked, especially the “support” T cells, so that the body cannot fight off the infection.
There is, at present, no known cure for the disease, which, once developed, is usually fatal. However, various “natural” therapies have been, effective in treating the symptoms of a disease, succeeded in slowing its progress in most cases, and sometimes even reversing it. Aids can appear in many forms, but those around the patient have pneumonia (pneumocystis carinii) and the third Kaposi’s sarcoma, a form of skin cancer. Others suffer from various secondary infections as a result of their weakened immune system. Most suffer from fatigue and malaise, as well as stress and anxiety.
Treatment Alternative medicine for Aids depending on individual symptoms, is laid down based on four aims.to inhibit the virus to prevent and treat secondary infections to enhance the immune system to treat the patient holistically. Many patients benefit from a combination of the following approaches, with or without conventional drugs. Emotional support has been very important since then. Aids is a disease in which physical and mental integration is indispensable for good results in treatment. Consult a qualified practitioner / therapist for: Counseling and Hypnotherapy This is invaluable for helping with stress and depression. The power of the mind over the body is especially evident in people with AIDS.
Considerable research has shown that a positive state of mind towards disease and survival has actually helped increase the T-cell count in some patients and reduce their symptoms. Visualization And Meditation These can be used to encourage the body to heal itself.
Complementary Therapies for HIV
Traditional Chinese Medicine A variety of Chinese treatments have been found to be very effective, including chi kung and the use of Chinese herbs, especially astragalus, which inhibit the spread of the virus. Chinese diet therapy is based on the idea that food is hot or cold, dry or lubricates (naturally, not literally). Those with skin problems are advised to avoid “hot” and spicy foods, while those with diarrhea, for example, should not eat cucumbers or dairy products, which are “cold.” Acupuncture This has been found to be beneficial.
Aromatherapy oils used for massage and in the bath include tea tree (which is antiviral, antifungal, and antibacterial), eucalyptus, lavender, juniper, myrrh, fennel, and sage. The oil can be taken by mouth, but only under the supervision of a therapist who is qualified in clinical or medical aromatherapy. Herbal Medicines which are believed to be of value include golden seal and garlic. The gold seal contains berberine, another antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal agent. It is very effective against diarrhea.
Garlic increases T-cell “killer”. HomeopathySome patients may find homeopathy beneficial. Massage and Reflexology It can provide stress relief and relaxation. Lymphatic drainage massage, which stimulates the flow of lymph, which carries waste products away from the blood, can also help. Yoga, T’ai Chih, and Chi Kung This movement therapy is said to be beneficial.