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Can A Person With HIV Take Omega 3

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Aspirin and omega 3's or both

I've been taking 325 enteric aspirin for years.. along with atripla and lipitor.. A cardio doc told me to take omega3's..( 1 gram) I started using lovaza one month ago and during the past week I noticed 2 bruises on my hands and a cut in my mouth...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.With regard to cardiovascular health, aspirin and omega 3s have very different modes of action-- which to take depends a lot on the specifics of your cardiovascular risks.Aspirin helps Read more »

CD4 count falling.

Over the past year, my CD4 count has fallen from 530 to 270. I've been undetectable for the past... Read more »

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... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

...aware of all themedications you take. Supplements There are some supplements that may also help with metabolic changes. Omega 3 Oils: Oil derived from salmon has been shown to decreasetriglycerides at a dose of 2,000 mg -- 3,000 mg a day.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vitamins and Minerals

...N-Acetyl-Cysteine , an antioxidant, can help maintain body levels of glutathione. Glutathione is one of the body's main antioxidants. Omega 3 fatty acids can help decrease triglycerides Niacin can help increase good cholesterol and decrease... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses 4 and Deaths At some point in life, 1 in 36 Hispanic/Latino men will be diagnosed with... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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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 »

Working Out

Posted by dreamdzign, 7 Replies
...ALWAYS tired. A couple years ago I found out my body was no longer producing testosterone. Another side effect of long-term HIV infection, doesn't happen to everyone, but... there it is. So no big deal, I take injections every two weeks to... Read more »

On the rise 3.5 years post HIV/AIDS diagnosis

Posted by PositiveInPVD, 5 Replies
...are a nuisance, but they are amazing! Stay on them. Treat yourself well. Your body will return. I am confident I wont die of AIDS anymore. I'll probably have a heartattack from all the crap I eat long before that! LOL And also my doctor is... Read more »

Media and People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
...you. Kind Regards Jackie Dear Friends, HAVE YOUR SAY! PARTICIPATE IN THE GLOBAL SURVEY OF 'THE MEDIA AND PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS' Please fill in the online survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.asp?u=316232097583 Or complete the... Read more »