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All About T Helper Cells (Video)

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What are T cells and what do they do?

No previous knowledge of immunology is required to glean inspiration and insight from this video!

Family physician Dr. Erica Zelfand explains the importance of these special white blood cells. She explains how, depending on what they’re exposed to, T-cells can transform into T Helper (Th) cells Th1, Th2, Th3, or Th17. Dr. Zelfand offers an approachable, entertaining, and interesting explanation of Th cells, illuminating how they help the body respond to bacterial and viral infections, worms, and parasites, and how imbalances in T-cells can lead to allergies, autoimmune disease, and inflammation. Natural approaches to ensuring our bodies make enough of the right kind of T-cells are also offered herein.

 

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