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Jun 20, 2004

Nelson, I've read your book and been on almost all of the supplements in your program for almost 3 years. I also have been taking cycles of 1-AD from ergopharm. I am HIV/HCV positive, on Combivir, Sustiva for 14 mos. My viral load is undetectable with 8oo t-cells. My nadir t-cells were about 350. I have been Pos for about 4 years. My HCV load is low-to-med. I am in the best shape of my life, (bench 300, squat 500, I'm 5'6, 182 lbs))and follow M. Mentzer's, C. Aceto's, and Dorian Yates lifting philosophies. My Dr. wants me to start therapy for HCV this week. He and I both think that this would be a good time since I am in great shape and have no side effects from my HIV meds. ( Maybe a bit of fat loss from buttocks, arms, and legs...very slight) My question after all that is...do you have any opinion on maintenence levels of the POWER program to help with the side effects almost certain to occur during my HCV treatment. I am concerned about energy levels, loss of muscle mass, as well as continuing with a more liver-stressful oral like 1-AD. Can you give me some help with planning for this treatment time. My biopsy was great with no damage or fibrosis. My intuition tells me that a POWER routine might be very helpful with so many treatment drugs going into my body. I am also an employed executive and will have to have extra energy to work. They do know about my planned treatment and are 1000% supportive. What do you think? Thanks for all of your great advice and examples about what 1 person can accomplish. After this treatment I do want to chat with you in person about how to replicate your Wellness Center for my area, as community leaders my wife and I think we could get it done. You example has inspired me. R-

Response from Mr. Vergel

Thanks. I think I answered this question already,right?

Nelson



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