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Foods That Increase The Activity Of Natural Killer Cells
Natural killer (nk) lymphocytes have the ability to kill various abnormal cells such as those damaged by trauma, aging, viruses and possibly cancer cells. Nk cells do not need to be stimulated ("primed") by previous recognition of the cell, antibodies or lymphokines; they ...Read more
Circulation: There are no studies that prove that any nutrient or food can increase circulation in the blood stream. Beware of any promotional material that makes these claims. There are plenty of foods (collectively eaten as a 'diet') that can result long-term in blockages to the arteries. Reversing this type of unhealthy diet will prevent progression of these blockages but not necessarily reverse the blockag. ...Read more
Is there anyway to stimulate production of your nk (natural killer) cells? Ie special diet, supplements, immunotherapy, etc
No: In fact, too much nk cells can cause serious illnesses. The body needs to work in a balanced fashion, too little or too much of a component tends to make one less healthy or even seriously ill. You need nk cells for defense but when the defense gets too intense, it can cause collateral damages in your body. ...Read more
Which type of food have the highest percentage of phosphorus(p) in them?Is there limit to consumption of natural sources(not supplements) of p daily?
See answer: Might find this website helpful: http://www.Healthaliciousness.Com/articles/high-phosphorus-foods.Php *recommended daily dietary allowance or adults: 700 mg **recommended tolerable daily upper limit: 4, 000 mg (ages 19-70) and 3, 000 mg (age >70) ***caution in presence of kidney disease. ...Read more
Of course not: Life's difficult enough without being troubled by this kind of stuff. People either make it up or find their authority in books from the prescientific era. ...Read more
Which foods increase metabolism apart from green tea are there any medicines to increase the BMR of a person whose metabolism has slowed down?
Read, eat fresh: fresh fruits and vegetables, beans, legumes, seeds are all low in salt. A diet high in these products is one way to reduce salt in the diet. Also, read ingredients on labels and try to limit intake of salt based on a total of less than 2 grams of salt a day. And thirdly, remember, salt is added to processed foods and processed meats and prepared foods as well. ...Read more
May or may not: Liver is not easily affected by lifestyle factors except by alcohol and by obesity. Fatty liver is common in many overweight people. This in the long range can cause chronic hepatitis but not in everyone who is overweight. But it is good to exercise and avoid fast foods so that you do not become overweight which will create all kinds of chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. ...Read more
I've heard that endometriosis causes an increase in "natural killer" cells & this affects implantation & loss. True? Ways to reduce nk cells?
Very little is known: Natural killer (nk) cells may well be important in implantation and maintenance of pregnancy. Unfortunately uterine nk cells are hard to get to - we don't have good ways to measure their activity or to influence what they do. Taking blood from your arm and 'testing' peripheral blood nk cells doesn't help. Depo-lupron treatment prior to ivf may improve implantation in women with endometriosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How many percentage of chances is there in chocolate cyst to shrink within itself only by avoiding food that boost up estrogen in our body ?
No Chances of Shrink: Chocolate cysts are endometriosis cysts on the ovary. There are no drugs or diet changes that will make those go away. Based on the way they form, they can't really decrease in size - only increase over time. Surgery is the only way to make the cyst disappear and even with surgery, there is a 15-20% chance the cyst will re-form. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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