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Immune System 2 years 9 months ago #21710

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What a great story. You're a hero! I suppose Mom forgets you had to practically force her to even try it. Mine still won't touch it again, "I don't want another addiction". I'm doing my best to make sure she takes her PRESCRIBED meds AS PRESCRIBED, but she's improved a lot! By cutting her oxy to 1/4 of a 5 mg every other day, and her klonopin to .5 at bedtime (she uses it for sleep. Claims she doesn't HAVE anxiety - she does, we all do to some degree. Not sure why that's a moral character defeat in her eyes), her dementia has completely VANISHED. She would definitely benefit from kratom as she ALWAYS HAS when she's tried it. But I'm quite grateful to not need 24 hour supervision for Mom as I had set up during her adamant denial period. Thanks for the giggles about your Mom. She's a riot.
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Immune System 2 years 9 months ago #21703

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Had to cancel visit with Mom this week - too sick (my fever just broke today actually)...plus SHE has also been sick...not severe enough to be in bed though.

However, I am pleased to report she is taking more responsibility for her own Kratom use. Honestly she is becoming a bit of a smarty pants about it! She thinks she has it all over the other residents in the facility because she does not have all the aches and pains and mood changes that they complain about. AND she does not use any "medication". Kratom doesn't count in her book because it is natural.

Kratom has REALLY, REALLY helped her at this stage of life. Now I am trying to educate her how to use it responsibly as she just wants to keep taking more. Please don't!

We are getting there.....she is work in progress! (aren't we all?)
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Immune System 2 years 9 months ago #21701

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I'm also battling SOMETHING. Been needing extended naps every day this week, so much so that I've been unable to meet commitments. I'm on cephalexin for after-basal cell carcinoma surgery as a precaution due to my face rejecting the stitches in the incision (they're out now and it's healing really well). Thinking maybe the cephalexin is causing the need for constant rest, but I also have potential cold sores, a sore throat, dull fever and aches all over.

You're so right, BoMalley! Having kratom to manage these symptoms has been wonderful-I'm so glad I have kratom as a tool for these times of illness for symptom relief as well as likely speeding up overall healing. 4 more days of the antibiotics. Hope I can stand it. I'll never know if it's THAT or just my body, since it's not listed as common side effects on my cephalexin paperwork from the pharmacy :(

I'm glad to hear you're starting to feel better. Were you up to checking on Mom this week? I've missed your comical description of visits with her. Did you laugh with her a lot when you were both younger? I suspect you did.

Best wishes on full recovery! <HUG>
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Immune System 2 years 9 months ago #21698

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I am just on the tail end of an upper respiratory infection. Two days in bed with fever, coughing, lots of mucous...the real deal. I was so thankful for Kratom as if was VERY helpful in low doses (about 2 Gms for me) for taking care of body aches and pains.

I also think that it sped up my recovery as normally these things would linger on and on for days.

Shingles is a reactivation of the chicken pox virus. You have the virus in your system all the time and when your immune system cannot keep it suppressed anymore it reactivates.

The number of possibilities as to WHY it would reactivate are endless and include stress, nutritional deficiencies, overload of toxins, immuno-suppresive medications among other things.

I am confident that Kratom is not immunosuppressive (provided it is organic) and that some of these other factors are the more likely culprits for the reactivation.
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Immune System 2 years 9 months ago #21697

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Hi Jasmin,
I did not know that about Lyme. Chuchuhuasi also supports immune. Can't quite imagine how that would aggravate Lyme. Why is that? I'm glad you haven't found it to be a problem.
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I also wondered about kratom and the immune system because I read that kratom stimulates the immune system, and people with Lyme disease are often advised to stay away from herbs that do this. I haven't run into any problems though. :)
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Justin Kats - KatsBotanicals.com has some of the best Kratom I've ever had. It's potent too...he's currently working on his site right now so depending on when you read this, it may not be up yet. But you can find him on Facebook under that name...just tell him Wade sent you, he'll hook you up.
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Immune System 4 years 7 months ago #6432

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Hey there,

I've been studying Kratom for a couple years and from all I've learned it has positive effects on our immunes system's.

Its got some alkaloids that's boost the immune system including (Epicatechin), which is an antioxidant, antiviral, antibacterial, and a anti-inflammatory.

Another alkaloid is (Isomitraphylline)& (Isopteroprodine), which act as Immunostimulants in the human body.

I'm still researching other alkaloids but as you can see, Kratom has many positive effects on the immune system, and its being looked at for cancer, malaria, and leukemia as well.

I hope this helps. Have a great day. Take care!

Justin (L)
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Immune System 4 years 7 months ago #6430

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Don't find any adverse effects from it myself, find it to be super healthy at times. Jumping out of bed in the morning. Theres a few articles on LuvKratom about immune system with Kratom.

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Immune System 4 years 8 months ago #5412

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Hi There, Indigo here. I learned about Kratom, as I want to be totally free of opiates, that I was put on, not fully realizing it was such a strong, bad rx. I have not yet tried Kratom, but I do want it to be chemical free. Otherwise, I will be back to square 1, by subjecting myself to more toxins. Toxins in opiates can do strange things to us, by trashing our immune systems. Though, I have cut way back. I know, I will soon need to get started with the K., as the pain, often gets far to hard to handle. I have been reading up on all that, but haven't read anywhere about K. doing that same thing. I do however feel, that any toxins or allergens can wreck havoc to our immunity. Blessings...

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