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I Have Hiv Can I Take Fish Oil

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Fish oil

Would it be okay to add a fish oil capsule for my child. He already takes a multi vitamin daily. This will not interfere with his hiv meds will it?
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...No interactions have been found between Omega 3 oils and HIV medications.Nelson Read more »

diabetes triglycerides and fish oil supplements.

Dear Doc, I just read in AIDS MEDS newsletter that Fish Oil lowers triglycides in people with HIV.... Read more »

Can Fish Oils Interact with Kaletra?

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HAART, Heart Attacks and Fish Oil

...acid. You may have heard of them as Omega 3 fats, which are found in cold water fish. You could also consider taking a gram of fish oil three times a day. Make sure the supplement you use has a lot of DHA and EPA in it. It is clear from several... Read more »
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Can You Fight Heart Disease With Fish?

...this study were healthy and HIV negative, the results may be useful for researchers planning studies in people with HIV. Why Fish Oil? For the past two decades, researchers have been testing substances called omega-3 fatty acids -- EPA and DHA... Read more »
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Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

... Table of Contents Introduction Hyperlipidemia and HIV How to Know if you Have Hyperlipidemia Foods That Affect Cholesterol and Triglyceride Levels Exercise and Hyperlipidemia Read more »
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...may bunch up in people's blood vessels and constrict blood flow. Do you know anything about this?   Can My Child Take Fish Oil With His HIV Meds? Would it be OK for my child to take a fish oil capsule along with his daily multivitamin?... Read more »
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Being Vegan

Posted by Kayak1, 1 Reply
...Other Vegans living with HIV??? benefits?? Read more »

HIV and International travel

Posted by aliveinla, 6 Replies
...does the US customs check bags for HIV meds? Or any other country? I never had any experience bringing any drugs (other than fish oil) across borders so I am really scared. I believe US doesn't force people to do HIV test at the border, right?... Read more »

started meds and hate it.

Posted by frank74, 9 Replies
...dropped to below 500. I don't have any physical issues with meds but I is more emotional. It's a twice daily reminder of it(HIV) that before I could forget about it for a while. Read more »

oily fatty foods causing BAD indigestion

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies
Anyone got any ideas? I've been suffering terrible stomach pains, indigestion, after eating anything with even the smallest amount of fat or oil in it. Yesterday I had an endoscopy. Immediately afterwards the specialist who performed the... Read more »