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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zinc Supplements Safe, Reduce Morbidity in HIV-Positive Children, Study Says

Zinc could be a safe, "simple and cost-effective" intervention to reduce illnesses such as diarrhea and pneumonia in HIV-positive children, according to a study published in the Nov. 25 issue of the journal Lancet , Reuters reports. Scientists... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

India's NACO to Provide HIV-Positive Children With Access to No-Cost Food Supplements

India's National AIDS Control Organization next month plans to launch a program aimed at serving the nutritional needs of 3,000 children enrolled in its antiretroviral drug program, which started in November 2006, The Hindu reports. According to... Read more »
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Taking Whey or Soy Supplements After Starting HIV Treatment May Improve Weight and Lean Body Mass

Taking whey- or soy-based nutritional supplements during the first three to six months of starting treatment may improve weight, lean body mass and grip strength, according to results from a study conducted in three HIV clinics in Ethiopia .... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Are probiotic and prebiotic supplements safe for the HIV infected person?

Recently I read that probiotic and prebiotic supplements can help reduce inflammation in the HIV positive person. Having experienced pericarditis I was glad to hear this. However, I read another report from 2011 suggesting people with HIV should...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Little good published data on the topic while much chatter on the internet so difficult to comment without knowing specifics of your HIV situation, which HIV meds you on on, what other health problems and meds pertain to your situation, and which... Read more »

Herbal Supplements for HIV patient

HiMy mother has recently tested HIV positive for the deadly HIV, we have actually realisedf that she has it for the last 15 years with no medication or supplement or what soever but now her immune system is showing signs of giving up the fight, she...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
JosephTo be honest, there are no strong data on any herbal supplements to improve immune function in HIV.I would concentrate on feeding her a balanced nutrition with lost of fruits and vegetables and lean meats, giving her a multivitamin twice a... Read more »

HIV and nutritional supplements

My question is should nutritional supplements be initiated at the time of a positive diagnosis, or should this be delayed until there are physical signs of wasting?...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
A very frustrating problem in HIV care is why, when, and for whom to recommend supplementation. Nutritional supplements (beyond food) are generally intiated because of an individual's needs at any point in time. This means that any... Read more »

Calcium Supplements with HIV Meds

I am a treatment experienced HIV positive 45 year old male. I have recently been diagnosed with avascular necrosis (AVN) in both hips. Although my doctor says there is really no medication that can help the AVN, I have begun taking additional...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
The calcium should not be a problem but you have the potential for a major interaction with Vytorin and Norvir. Vytorin is a combination of Zocor (simvastatin) and ezetimibe (Zetia). Norvir can raise the blood levels of simvastatin up to 40 fold and... Read more »
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Hiv Positive Dating | Hiv Positive Singles | Hiv Positive Forums | Hiv Positive Chatroom

Posted by Chloe1023, 5 Replies
http://www.Pozspaces.com is a HIV positive singles dating site for individuals who may be HIV positive or have AIDS. We understand that living with this virus/disease can be difficult when it comes to dating. We want to provide the opportunity for... Read more »

Hiv Positive Dating | Hiv Positive Singles | Hiv Positive Forums | Hiv Positive Chatroom

Posted by Pozme
www.Pozspaces.com is a HIV positive singles dating site for individuals who may be HIV positive or have AIDS. We understand that living with this virus/disease can be difficult when it comes to dating. We want to provide the opportunity for those... Read more »

Mushroom Supplements

Posted by asianboy, 1 Reply
I read that mushrooms --- maitake and shiitake, to be exact --- can help up the immune system, and are seen as possible cure for HIV.
I have recently bought mushroom extract supplements, and just wondering: will it be safe to take them alongside my... Read more »

Zinc Supplements?

Posted by bartleby, 5 Replies
"I read that taking zinc has been proven to make the common cold last for a shorter time. Have you heard about this? What else does zinc do? Is zinc good for the immune systems of HIV-positive people?"
nelson vergel's response

personally, i like zinc... Read more »