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Calcium Supplement And Hiv

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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 »

Osteoporosis? Calcium Supplements & HAART Meds

Today, I had an Osteoporosis screening as part of a Healthfair here at work, and my test result was... Read more »

Calcium for diarrhea-be careful of supplement formula

I just want to pass on my experience and that of a few friends dealing with HIV and med related... Read more »
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National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

Calcium Supplements: What to Look for

What to Look for in a Calcium Supplement Other Important Things to Consider Combination Products For Your Information Calcium is essential for many functions in the body, including: regulating the heartbeat conducting nerve impulses ... Read more »
TheBody.com

Vitamin D Supplements Have Possible, But Still Unclear, Benefits in People Living With HIV

Two new studies on vitamin D supplementation suggest slight benefits in bone health for people living with HIV. However, neither provided enough evidence to recommend widespread vitamin D supplementation. Before we get into the studies, let's have... Read more »
TheBody.com

An Introduction to Dietary Supplements for People Living With HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Introduction Why Bother With Supplements? Does Age Matter? Are There Any Risks to Taking Supplements? What If You Can't Afford Supplements? What Nutrients Should You Take Supplements For? Alpha-Lipoic Acid ... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV, Vitamins and Supplements

Table of Contents Micronutrients and HIV Getting Enough Taking Supplements Micronutrients and HIV Vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants are called micronutrients. Even thoughthe body only needs small amounts, micronutrients are... Read more »
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Vitamins and supplements

Posted by Blixer, 6 Replies
Does anyone have recommendations for a recommended daily vitamin and supplement routine. I've done some searches but haven't found anything that is greatly helpful. I've never been one to take a daily vitamin but now I'm thinking that anything I can... Read more »

Red Grapes, Protein Supplements & Noni Juice

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 3 Replies
Recently, a guy who's been infected for almost four years and is healthy as an ox gave me this advice: "...pay attention to things that can boost your immune system..such as red grapes, Noni juice, protein supplements, etc."

Is there any truth to... Read more »

"ACA" the nutrional supplement for people with HIV

Posted by Anonymous
Advanced Plant Pharmaceuticals, Inc is the manufacturer of ACA, a nutritional supplement targeted for persons with AIDS and HIV. APPI was granted an IND by the FDA for this particular supplement. The product is comprised of 11 different botanicals... Read more »

Supplement to help with depression/anxiety

Posted by taurusthecat, 1 Reply
Hey.

I don't really know where to post this, I thought that 'living with hiv' might be the best section.

I was reading the 'ask the experts' section and an anonymous poster asked one of the docs if there was any kind of natural supplement to help with... Read more »