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Alternative and Complementary Therapies

Sometimes this information is truly not available. However, if it seems like people don't want to answer your questions, be extra careful. You might be dealing with a health fraud. See Fact Sheet 206 , How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud, for more information. Why Aren't There More Studies of Alternative Therapies? Alternative therapies aren't always designed to treat a particular illness: Some alternative therapies treat the whole person, not an...
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ALTERNATE MEDICINE

what is the most effective way of curing my hep B?and is there any alternative medicine to cure m hep B?my oppurtunity to go abroad has chattered because of m medical result was hep B reactive...my hbv-dna viral load was 11IU/ml,what does it...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
There is treatment for HBV. You should consult with a liver expert for an evaluation and discussion of the treatment options.... Read more »

Alternative meds for hepatitis C

I have a mild scarring because of hep C . I have it since 1968? I think...can other methods keep the scarring from progressing? I am so worried about the side effects with the meds?Thank you Happy New Year!...
Michael Fried, M.D.

Response from Michael Fried, M.D.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The best way to prevent progression of scarring (development of cirrhosis)from HCV is to permanently remove the virus from your system. The only proven way to do this is with interferon-based treatments (with ribavirin). There is data to suggest... Read more »

Alternative medicine HIV

Dear Doc,Can anyone doctor there kindly highlight me is there any other alternative medicine that can help to bring back the CD4 to normal? What is the normal count of CD4? I have a friend whom have been HIV+ for the last 12 years and still...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
There is no "alternative" medicine that has been shown to restore CD4 cell levels to normal (despite the unregulated marketing of such products).Truth is, that some lucky persons ("long-term non-progressors" or "elite... Read more »

alternate medicines

My friend has been diagnosed 2 months ago and has never taken any kind of medicines ever before. He recently started Trizivir and he could not handle the side effects. He then tried Combivir & Kaletra combo, which also did not agree with him....
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
I think complementary or alternative medications clearly have an important supportive role to play in the field of HIV therapy. However, these are best use to supplement conventional approaches proven to control the virus and help the immune system... Read more »
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Holistic Medicine: From Alternative to Mainstream?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Holistic Medicine: From Alternative to Mainstream?
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It is claimed that a paradigm shift is occurring in our health care system as alternative medicine begins to compete with orthodox medicine to become the... Read more »

Alternative Meds

Posted by Anonymous
Are there any alternative medicines or herbs one could take to assist in this disease?

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Medicine - To be or not to be

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have also posted a note on the Living W/ Hiv board, but thought I would try here too. Over there, all I got was a message filled with hate...
Anyway I was just diagnosed after having trouble with chronic yeast infections, all this trouble started... Read more »

Beyond Flat Earth Medicine

Posted by Anonymous
I am an AIDS Dissident Scientific and Alternative Health Consumer Advocate.

Please understand the burden of proof is upon the affirmative theory in science. So, it is not up for Dissidents to prove 'HIV' is not the cause of 'AIDS' or is not... Read more »