Our immune system defends and repairs our body, thanks to inflammatory responses. It repairs the body and starts to fight again external agents.
The immune system ensures that all cells are healthy for them to be fully functional and oversees the defense and repair processes of the human body, making it a primary agent in the fight against cancer.
How the process works
Our immune system is an army and the soldiers are our white blood cells. We have different types of white cells, each of them have a specific role in the fight – repair, heal and defend.
It’s important to understand that each patient is different with respect to how the disease develops in their body.
The human body can suffer from chronic inflammation, which is the activation of the immune system for a longer-than-normal period. The patient’s immune system failed to solve the problem, usually due to malnutrition. Our medical team will take a blood sample to perform different lab tests to learn if the patient’s immune system is healthy and working correctly. An overresponse to the inflammation can create complications.
When this happens, an inadequate immune response begins where cells are unable to recognize the malignant cell as defective resulting in the absence of an immune response against these dysfunctional cells. This gives freedom to the malignant cell to multiply and implant in other areas.
As a result, we have an active immune response but no specific one, that is: the immune system is active but is not able to cope with the disease, generating damage in different adjacent tissues where there is tumor activity, as well as increasing the risk of pro-inflammatory complications such as lymph node growth, clot formation, vascular alterations, pain, etc.
Treating chronic inflammation
The symptoms and complications that come after are related to the level of inflammation. Some examples of an intense chronic inflammation (chronic diseases such as cancer) are: lymph node growth, clot formation, vascular alterations. A result of low chronic inflammation (wound) complication is pain.
To treat chronic inflammation, most doctors use a medicine called Dexamethasone, a very potent anti-inflammatory drug. However, our medical team prefers not to use it, to avoid the side effects: irritation to gastric mucosa and the suppression of the immune response, putting the patient at even more risk. In some cases, leading to the need to perform prophylactic interventions with the use of antibiotics. On the other hand, this drug generates metabolic alterations as an undesired side effect, resulting in alterations in blood sugar levels, requiring in some cases medical management.
The goal of our team is to always maintain a healthy immune system and conventional medicines are doing the complete opposite. In addition, we have more natural and less-invasive treatments, all of them with anti-inflammatory or regulatory properties for the immune system These include:
- Japanese Fungi
- Chinese Herbs
- Green Tea Extract
- Turmeric or Curcumin
- Essential Fatty Acids in High Doses
- Vitamin D.