Can Glutamine be the missing link in stopping herpes from reactivating in your body?

Recent study shows glutamine can prevent the herpes simplex virus from reactivating in the body.

A recent experiment concluded Glutamine supplements were able to suppress the herpes simplex virus in guinea pigs and mice. This research was published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation and conducted by scientist from the National Institute of Health.  The experiment lead to a conclusion that glutamine helped increase the T cells which fought off the virus and stopped the herpes reactivation.

In further detail, scientist infected mice with HSV-1 (Herpes Simplex Virus 1) and they infected guinea pigs with HSV-2 (Herpes Simplex Virus 2). Two weeks later, the animals were divided in to two groups. In one group, the animals were given a glutamine supplement, in the other group the animals were given nothing. The group of animals given the glutamine supplement had an increase of T-cells in their nerve tissues. T-cells fight off sickness in the body. It was reported that the mice given the glutamine supplement were less likely to have  a herpes reactivated outbreak in their body after they were infected.

Please note that this has not been tested on humans yet. There is no proof that if humans eat glutamine supplements or foods high in glutamine their herpes will disappear forever. I am not a doctor and I am not a medical professional. However, if I had herpes and I came across the research described in this post, I personally would look in to taking a glutamine supplement or I would eat foods high in glutamine.

So what is glutamine? Glutamine is an amino acid that occurs naturally in your body. It occurs in the blood and the muscles. When the body goes through illness or injury the body fails to naturally make glutamine.

Glutamine has been used to counter the side effects of medical treatments. It has also been used for treatment in certain surgeries and other illnesses. Foods high in Glutamine are: beef, chicken, fish, dairy products, eggs, beans, beets, cabbage, spinach, carrots, parsley, vegetable juices, wheat, papaya, brussel sprouts, celery, kale and fermented foods like miso For Glutamine supplements, the recommended dosage is 2-15 grams a day.

Please note: there is no cure for herpes, at the moment. We at issuejab.com are not doctors and we are not medical professionals. Whenever you are on issuejab.com check our sources and you be the judge.

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Sources:

https://www.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases/nih-study-glutamine-suppresses-herpes-mice-guinea-pigs

https://atlantamedicalinstitute.com/Weight-Loss-and-Nutrition/l-glutamine-and-diet-sources-of-l-glutamine.html

http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-878-glutamine.aspx?activeingredientid=878

 

 

Tug of War between America and China over World Financial Influence

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is becoming more influential in the world.

Their reach is growing as Argentina is the sixth Latin American country to join. Argentina is said to have been going through financial difficulties as of late. It was reported that after Argentina suffered a debt crisis they were not able to get financing.

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) may be perceived as saviors when they come to the aid of a country that would not have received it otherwise.

The AIIB is now gaining influence in the Latin world. This can spell trouble for the United States and its allies when you really take a look in to what is the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. The AIIB was established in January 2016, but the idea of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank was floating around since 2013. Investopedia has stated that observers of the AIIB see it as challenging other international lending bodies that have America’s interest at heart such as: the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the Asian Development bank.

America may start to look less like the “big man on campus” if more countries are able to get help from the AIIB when the main international lending bodies won’t help them. It can foster a loyalty for China and its values. The main value of China is communism, a concept that is extremely hazardous to democracy.

With six Latin American countries already members of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), the United States risks losing influence to China. With more Latin countries with increasing interest in the AIIB, the United States may lose its status as a major player. When countries that are financially hurting have “a new daddy” and it is not the United States, any command or statement from the U.S. will hold less weight, therefore, be less meaningful to the international world.

In addition to Argentina, below is a list of countries that have a membership with the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank:

Australia , Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Brunel Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Georgia, Hong Kong , Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Kyrgyz republic, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Venezuela.

Will America’s world influence be weakened by China’s new found financial muscle called the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)? Is the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank a soft way for China to extend their red empire? Only time will tell. What is for sure is that the increasing power of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is something that should be of some concern for the United States as the financial tentacles of China successfully stretch to every direction of the world.

Sources:

http://en.mercopress.com/2017/06/17/argentina-joins-asian-infrastructure-investment-bank-aiib

http://www.investopedia.com/terms/a/asian-infrastructure-investment-bank-aiib.asp

https://www.aiib.org/en/about-aiib/governance/members-of-bank/index.html

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