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Antioxidants Vs Antitoxins
Immunotherapy indicates the use of immunological mechanisms for treatment. Allergy immunotherapy (allergy shots) do not include antitoxins.
Antitoxins are antibodies against toxins and are used whaen toxins are suspected, for example posionous snake bites. This treatment can be called immunotherapy. ...Read more
Antioxidants are substances that protect your cells against oxidation, especially oxidation by molecules called free radicals. Free radicals can damage cells, and may play a role in heart disease, cancer and other diseases. Vitamins a, c, e, as well as beta-carotene, lutein, lycopene, and selenium, are common antioxidants. Foods high in antioxidants include fruits, ...Read more
Of course.: If you are talking about "botox", it does have side effects and benefits. It all depends on the dosage and the indications. Botox has certain medical indications, injected by experienced doctors for specific treatments to improve specific conditions, as the same we can say for any medication. Different patients respond differently to the same medication. ...Read more
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Suffering from Suboxone withdraw. Is there any way to ease the symptoms & to get threw the withdraw faster? Will antitoxins like fruits & veg. Help?
Suboxone: Should be very gradually tapered in order to minimize the withdrawal effects. You need to call your Suboxone prescriber to have your Suboxone discontinuation closely monitored. In between, there are no easy ways known to decrease the withdrawal symptoms. Chamomile tea, bananas & green veggies r good ingredients for ur body, so u may eat those as u like. Good luck & bravo 4 getting out of suboxone. ...Read more
Edwin klebs (1834-1913), a swiss-german pathologist, identified and described the bacterium that causes diphtheria in 1883. (just to point out the devastation that diphtheria caused, in 1883, the diphtheria death rate was 125 per 100, 000 people in new york city.) a year later, german bacteriologist friedrich loeffler (1852-1915)
http://www. Historyofvaccines. Org/content/blog/early-uses-diphtheria-antitoxin-united-states. ...Read more
Damage already done: This is like asking whether an anti-missile missile would prevent damage to the target after the incoming missile has already hit it. ...Read more
Yes but...: In neither conditions, recovery from the disease does not confer immunity because the toxin is usually not present in amount large enough to induce adequate immune response. ...Read more
Why is green tea and other herbal teas considered so healthy if they have no antitoxins or vitamins?
Antioxidants: Green teas contain antioxidants and obviously water, which is essential to human function. ...Read more
Yea: All fruits and vegetables are sources of antioxidants. So-called "white" fruits and vegetables like pears and apples were recently shown in a dutch study to significantly reduce the risk of stroke, by as much as 50%. ...Read more
A little: Bananas do not have nearly the quantity of antioxidants as things like oranges, appes, grapes, blueberries, etc. They do have some flavenids, vit a, e, and c, which do have antioxidant effects, but this effect is somewhat muted by the high sugar content. However they do have many healthy components like fiber, b vitamins, and potassium - which has been shown to help control blood pressure. ...Read more
Not really.: Plese forgive me. Most scientific physicians doubt that anti-oxidants are even especially good for you. Specific antioxidants have a few narrow uses, but overall, the utter failure of administering antioxidants to slow aging or successfully prevent or treat any common illness is one of the greatest disappointments of medical science in recent years. ...Read more
Doubt it: There are many people out there, selling a variety of "antioxidants". Such products are not fda approved medicines, so their effects and side effects are not well known when real-life people take them. It is safer to just eat a healthy diet containing natural fruits and natural vegetables, plus good proteins & healthier fats. ...Read more
Antioxidants (Vit A, C, E etc) are something we turn to when we think of eating a healthy diet. However, the USPST recommends against using antioxidants Beta Carotene and Vitamin E to prevent cancer or cardiovascular disease. Studies show we have yet to find evidence that antioxidants can prevent cancer or disease.
http://www. Hsph. Harvard. Edu/nutritionsource/antioxidants/
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