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Can A Person With HIV Take Fish Oil

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omega-3 fish oil and flaxseed with diet and meds

I have borderline high cholesterol, my good HDL is 47, and LDL 125,TRIGLYCERIDE 171 , and i take kaletra and truvada, I take these supplements ,(omega-3 fish oil and flaxseed) with each meal 2-3 times a day, and my meds in the eve about 45 mins...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...atorvastatin (Liptor), lovastatin (Mevacor), and simvastatin (Zocor) to work more effectively.Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) -- In an animal study, treatment with omega-3 fatty acids reduced the risk of ulcers from nonsteroidal... Read more »

taking vitamens

ive been a vitamen user since a child and still use them as an adult prior to my diagnoses,fish... Read more »

Fish oil

Would it be okay to add a fish oil capsule for my child. He already takes a multi vitamin daily.... Read more »
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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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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
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Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...applaud your successes. References Highleyman, L. (2002). Peripheral Neuropathy. Bulletin of ExperimentalTreatments for AIDS: Retrieved July 2003 from www.thebody.com/sfaf/winter02/pn.html Venkat K. and Florian P. (2005). Neurological... Read more »
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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 »

please reply

Posted by pozpete, 4 Replies
...I thought maybe out of 200 people someone would reply. I just want to know if people have had better results from talking to a therapist one on one or social/group Read more »

just got tested positive last wed

Posted by bluewindow, 8 Replies
i am so upset, i am so scared, my partnener doesnt talk to me, i havent told anybody yet. unfortunately i have to go on a trip today and i cant cancel it. i am so despered, i dont know what that means, i ve ben reading about it for the last 2 days,... Read more »