Immune System

Improve Immune System Functioning

The winter cold and flu season is always a good time to have your immune system in tiptop shape. The pandemic makes improving your immune system right now a must. But are there ways to actually improve and enhance your immune system? The simple answer is a resounding yes.

There are several treatments that have been well-demonstrated to robustly improve immune system functioning. First, let’s take a look at what good immune system functioning involves. Most of us are aware that it protects us from foreign invaders such as viruses, fungi, and bacteria. The white blood cells are the warriors that circulate through lymph and blood vessels to detect and neutralize threats.

White blood cells are divided into two armies, one to react immediately with a broad attack, and the other to remember previous battles and to develop pinpoint weapons to finish off the invaders. These are the innate and adaptive immune systems, respectively.

A Healthy Immune System

A healthy immune system’s attack is well-regulated – enough firepower to do the job, but not excessive so that causes damaging inflammation, which occurs when the two armies are not in proper balance. And its detection is precise – launch attacks against foreign invaders and not the body’s own tissues, as in autoimmune diseases.

How is immune system functioning improved and enhanced?

Enter thymosin alpha 1 (TA1). TA1 was discovered in the 1960s in the thymus gland. It is a signaling molecule that the immune system makes to regulate itself. It is one of the best studied peptides in the world. It is an approved treatment in 35 countries for hepatitis B and C, two serious viral diseases, and is used for conditions ranging from tuberculosis, to cancers, to autoimmune diseases, to AIDS.

TA1 balances the activity of the two armies, assures that there are an appropriate number of fully armed warriors in both armies, and also fine tunes the immune system’s detection abilities.

Peptide therapy, is an ideal choice for this unusual time that we are in because it does not require a face-to-face office visit to get started. A telemedicine visit is all that is required, and the treatment is done at home by you.

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Dr. Castro has a close affiliation with Charlottesville Hyperbarics and he highly recommends this treatment for an array of conditions. He believes that the Charlottesville area is very fortunate to have a state of the art, high quality hyperbaric clinic.

Dr. Castro is one of only two doctors I would seek and highly recommend for chronic disease. The natural and alternative methods he uses work and he has been very successful in treating diseases like cancer, arterial blockage, diabetes and autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and fibromyalgia. The natural treatments he uses heal the body, unlike drugs which only treat symptoms allowing the body to become sicker.

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