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Burdock Root And Hypogonadism

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Hypogonadism

About how long after infection would Hypogonadism become an issue?Thanks for your time!...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
Hypogonadism generally occurs in patients with more advanced HIV disease/AIDS, but can occur in some men relatively early on in the disease. The commmon symptoms are fatigue, weight loss, loss of libido/sexual desire, erectile dysfunction or a... Read more »

Follow up to Hypogonadism question...

Hello Vergel I understand that having Hypogonadism does not mean you have HIV. But, does having... Read more »

treatment secondary hypogonadism

Hi nelson, I am writing from Colombia, I'm in treatment of secondary hypogonadism and my... Read more »
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Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Tricosanthin

Tricosanthin is derived from the root of the Chinese herb Trichosanthes kirilowii or guo lou. The dried root was used by traditional practitioners to induce abortions and to help women expel placenta after giving birth. It is not used by... Read more »
Johns Hopkins AIDS Service

Treatment of Hypogonadism in Men with HIV Infection

Introduction: A number of endocrine abnormalities have been reported in people infected with HIV. Among these, hypogonadism is well described, particularly as men progress to AIDS and in those who are wasting. Testosterone has both anabolic and... Read more »
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Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Goldenseal

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always know your roots.....................

Posted by daisey6205, 4 Replies
it has been the hardest year for me. i know others have it worse than i do, so no i am not throwing a pitty party, please dont go there. i told all about my adopted dad having the heart attack. today he is in surgery for a quadruple... Read more »

JS -- for you

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
JS, as I said -- the "arms falling asleep" was 'embedded with the "Hypogonadism" post {under Am I Infected? dated 24 Nov 2000). I guess a Testosterone count of 209 -- "which seems pretty unlikely." was the culprit for avoiding the answer. All I... Read more »

Without You

Posted by Survivor, 3 Replies
For Carl

Without you, the ground thaws, the rain falls, the grass grows.
Without you, the seeds root, the flowers bloom,
The children play. The stars gleam, the poets dream, the eagles fly, without you.
The earth turns, the sun burns, but I die,... Read more »

Hey Springer

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
In your recent post you've mentioned that fatique as one of your miscellenous symtoms. Would you give a brief description on this condition?

Have you tested for anemia or hypogonadism? These are medical conditions that can cause fatique.

A CBC would... Read more »