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Can A Person With HIV Take Multivitamin

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Vitamins and Minerals

...them, in small amounts, to support the chemical reactions our cells need to live. Different nutrients affect digestion, the nervous system, thinking, and other body processes. Micronutrients can be found in many foods. Healthy people might be able to get enough vitamins and minerals from their food. People with HIV or another illness need more micronutrients to help repair and heal cells. Also, many medications can create shortages of...
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Vitamin supplementation and HIV

Hi Nelson, I am finishing a research trial and currently amd taking Truvada and either TMC278 or Sustiva. (we beleive it is TMC 278 because I did not get any of the side effects of Sustiva). Anyway this is my question. I was taking Perfect Blend...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...women in Thailand. There were 50% fewer deaths in the micronutrient group compared to placebo in one year ( Jiampton, et al. AIDS 2003)A daily multivitamin was provided to 1078 pregnant Tanzanian women. Six years later, the multivitamin group had... Read more »

Taking vitamin c does this help an hiv infected person?

I just recently found out i am hiv pos .. my t cell count is 1100 and my viral load test was 7000.. my doctor claims this is a new infection ... i have been taking vitamin c for a few years every day i wanted to know.. if i should continue to take...
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
...No reason not to continue the vitamin C, unless you are taking megadoses (> 1 gram/day), in which case you should probably lower the dose. Read more »

Vit C and Hiv

Pls can you tell me how much vitamin C can an HIV+ person can use to have positive impact on immunity system,bcos i understand that it may be harmful if a positive person take less than necessary,and may be useful when higher doses is employed.Also...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...fruits. Research to date has not shown that supplementation with vitamin C either delays HIV disease progression or improves HIV/AIDS survival. If you dig deeply into the vitamin C research you will find some laboratory reports suggesting vitamin... Read more »

How do additional deal with hiv body

Dr. BobI am recently diagnosed with hiv, and will be starting medication very soon. I am currently finishing off my masters in organic chemistry (biochem undergrad) and am very in tune to the workings of the body. As such have been doing a lot of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Thanks for your excellent question. Far too many people with chronic ailments focus only on the "being sick" part, rather than the "staying well" part! A full discussion of everything Read more »
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Studies Highlight Vitamin D Deficiency Prevalence and Possible Risk Factors in People With HIV

... At the XVIII International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2010), a noteworthy oral poster discussion entitled " Shining Light on Vitamin D Deficiency " showcased six Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

A Practical Guide to Nutrition for People Living With HIV: The Big Chart of Vitamins and Minerals

... The Big Chart of Vitamins and Minerals This table lists the RDA (recommended daily allowance), UL (upper tolerable limit) and experimental high dose, Read more »
The Body

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

...can help fill the gaps. This article will answer a few common questions about vitamins and supplements for people with HIV/AIDS, and provide quick introductions to some of the more popular supplements that HIV-positive people take. Please note... Read more »
The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

...are living tissue and change during your life. Every day, your body removes old bone and adds new bone in its place. In young people, more bone is added than removed. After age 30, more bone is removed than added. This makes the bones lighter and... Read more »
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Multivitamin for HIV pozzzes...

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...I read in an HIV magazine in a study of persons with HIV that those on a mega multivitamin regime had a much higher % had greater longevity and Read more »

what to eat for HIV/AIDS person?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hi all, I understand that I should eat BETTER... But I really don't know what are the good meals/food for HIV/AIDS people? Any anybody share your experience with me? And what kind exercise do you guys do? I feel my body is very senstive to... Read more »

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 Read more »

conventional vs non conventional

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...they are not allowed to comment on natural supplements". Is any one out there using non-conventional methods to assist with hiv/aids Read more »