What is the best diet / Nutrition when taking Post Exposure Prophylaxis ?
Oct 24, 2012
I started taking post exposure prophylaxis 2 days ago, after I was exposed at work.
I was wondering what would be the best diet and nutrition ( ex: low protein, high vegetables) ?
Also; I work out a lot and take a lot of different supplements. Should I stop taking them.
Creatine, BCAA, Glutamine, Whey Protein, ZMA, Milk Thistle, Amino Acids, Mega Men Sport Multivitamin, Tribulus Terrestris, Carbo Gain.
Thank you !
Response from Mr. Vergel
To be honest with you, a healthy diet like the one I describe in the article below is good for everyone, no matter if you are HIV+ or not.
In in my opinion, taking your HIV medications on time and keeping stress down while on post exposure prophylaxis are the most important things to do. Keeping anxiety in check is probably the most challenging thing to do while finishing a course of treatment after you have been exposed.
Do you know if the person whose blood or semen you were exposed to has undetectable viral load? That is probably the most important piece of information a person like you can have. If this indeed the case, your chances to get infected are a lot lower.
I am not sure what HIV medications you are taking. Some require food and some other do not.
Good luck and try to do things that you enjoy to take your mind off worries right now.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Does HIV Cause Bloody Nose?
- What Are The Chances Of Getting AIDS From Sex With A Prostitute?
- Can You Get AIDS From Blowjob From A Prostitute?
- Fever After Masturbation Worried I Have HIV
- List Of Sexually Transmitted Infections Does Doxycycline Monohydrate Treat
- 90 Day Negative Elisa Hiv 1,2 Test
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.