|Natural products before chemicals
Sep 4, 2006
Dear Sir, I fund out I was HIV positive a year ago and I've been doing blood tests every four months to check my CD3 and CD4 levels and my viral load. My doctor says that considering they do not present a number that should take me to into chemical treatment, I've been taking natural products such as various antioxidants, NAC, alpha lipoic acid, CoeQ10, Moducare, L-Glutathione and Selenium in a regular basis since then. Are these products going to help me, retarding the moment I'll go into chemicals, are they really a natural help or is this all useless. I feel fine, I've even put on some weight although. Would you please let me know as soon as possible.
Response from Dr. Daar
Thank you for your post.
Unfortunately most of what you are taking has never been carefully tested to determine the impact they have on HIV disease or how they effect the time until therapy is needed. Consequently, I can not tell you if they are doing you any good or not. The most important thing is that your provider be aware of what you are taking and that you continue to be followed closely so that when the time comes that you do need antiretroviral therapy a discussion can take place as to which regimen you should take.
every other day HIV meds
vaginal sex and hiv testing
- Hpv After Handjob Sign Of HIV AIDS
- Itchy Skin After Blowjob Sign Of HIV AIDS
- Muscle Ache After Unprotected Sex Without Ejaculation Sign Of HIV AIDS
- Swollen Lymph Glands After Sucking Penis Worried I Have HIV
- Chronic Diarrhea Negative Hiv Tests
- Finger Wound Comes In Contact With Vaginal Fluid
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.