Later it came to a suppression of defenses if the mice were already only the saccharin solution to. This approach was then transmitted to humans. A shower of candy was administered simultaneously with a syringe of adrenaline. The adrenaline took over the function of a stress factor here and led to a reaction of the immune system, namely an increase in the activity of natural killer cells. After several passages, this effect also be entered if the subjects had taken only a shower candy. (Vein, R.

and Cohen, N. behaviorally conditioned immunosuppression. MED, 1975, 37, 333-340) similar effects are known as the “Placebo effect” from numerous medical studies. Marriage stress, job problems and co. Can the current PNI studies in humans be divided into short-term and long-term studies. To determine the effects of short-term stress on the immune system, putting extraordinary stress factors (stress sensors) to the part, such as skydiving or bungee jumping, stays in extreme cold situations with extreme intellectual requirements, or compulsion to make a speech before larger audiences. To measure long-term pressures and their effect on the immune system, often serious life events are used, like long-term unemployment, the care of members with incurable diseases, the loss of a close family member, divorce, long periods of solitude or sleep deprivation. While it has long accepted the mental component of some diseases gastric ulcers or hypertension only cancer and HIV have led to a genuine rethink.

There are two approaches, to activate the self-healing powers of the people: for existing diseases are relaxing and Use visualization techniques. Treatment approaches from the psycho-neuro Immunology to ensure that diseases do not occur. Body, mind and soul in line hold that practical implementation of PNI research results is the so-called mind-body medicine. The MBM together uniformly handled soul (mind) and body (body). Combines the beginnings of these therapeutic approaches are not in the United States, where one proven positive could affect stress levels and defenses in HIV patients for example with relaxation and anti stress programs, but it is body and soul of the Ayurvedic system of medicine, which has been 3,000 years of treatment and therapy approaches in the context of”.