TARPON SPRINGS, Fla., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthy immune systems increase protection from viruses, including the H1N1 swine flu. Herbal and nutritional supplements can dramatically increase protection from swine flu by increasing levels of Natural Killer Cells, which destroy viruses, without attacking healthy body cells.
Drastic measures including closing schools, canceling graduation ceremonies and airline flights are being used to slow spread of the H1N1 swine flu virus. Governmental authorities recommend increased hand washing and avoiding handshakes, which did not prevent previous influenza epidemics from killing millions of people, in 1918.
Rick Sponaugle, MD, Medical Director of Florida Detox and Wellness Institute, recommends increasing levels of Natural Killer Cell white blood cells, to prevent infection with swine flu and other viruses. Natural Killer Cells protect us from viruses, during new infections, while other white blood cells attempt to produce antibodies against new viruses. Research proves over the counter herbal and nutritional supplements can increase Natural Killer Cell levels.
Dr. Sponaugle reported, "We have measured 60 percent increases in Natural Killer Cells, using over the counter formulas containing naturally occurring inositol phosphates. The 60 percent Natural Killer Cell increase is consistent with results published in scientific studies." Since Inositol phosphates occur naturally in the body, there is essentially no risk of allergic reaction.
AHCC, is an immune booster extracted from mushrooms which increased Natural Killer Cell levels, 200 to 300 percent, in published studies. Florida Detox and Wellness Institute increased Natural Killer Cell levels in one severely immune suppressed patient, from 3 per milliliter to 150 per milliliter.
Natural Killer Cell levels tend to decrease with age. Patients with chronic fatigue syndrome, fi
|SOURCE Florida Detox and Wellness Institute|
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