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Can A Person With HIV Take Vitamin B12

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Testosterone/B12/Vitamin D Tests?

Do you recommend these tests for an HIV/HCV/HBV pt? Thank you?
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
Perhaps, depending on the clinical situation. I don't normally recommend these tests in everyone as a routine screen. Read more »

B12 shots or drip

I know that B12 is recommended. But there are so many different styles--shots, drips, pills. Which... Read more »

b-12 shots

whats the difference in benefit between vitamin b-12 pills and shots? Read more »
Articles
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Vitamin B12 and Cognitive Impairment

...made earlier by an HIV nutrition research group at the University of Florida. The new data documented a correlation between low vitamin B12 levels and cognitive impairment in 108 HIV-positive volunteers -- and this association increased as time... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Homocysteine, HIV and Heart Disease

...syndromes. Circulation . February 1, 2000; volume 101, number 4, pages 372-7. Remacha A.F., Riera A., Cadafalch J. and others. Vitamin B-12 abnormalities in HIV-infected patients. European Journal of Haematology . July 1991; volume 47,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Update on Micronutrient Needs in HIV

...the scope of this article to review every micronutrient in depth, but rather to highlight certain micronutrients (selenium, vitamin B12, vitamin A, C, and E) that have considerable amounts of research in relation to HIV in the medical literature.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Depression and HIV

...anemia or diabetes can cause symptoms that look like depression. So can drug use, or low levels of testosterone, vitamin B6 or vitamin B12. People who are infected with both HIV and hepatitis B or C (see Fact Sheet 506 ) are more likely to be... Read more »
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Nutritionist??

Posted by sunflower, 3 Replies
...several days of average energy. Did anyone read that article on the home page about working with nano technology to deliver HIV drugs - it would slowly release the drug to system over time and doses would be every few months - how cool is that... 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 »

Chronic Tonsil Cheese

Posted by brent4861, 10 Replies
...thing is my throat isn't sore and I was surprised. I went online to google.com to search and found out that kids get this and people with AIDS. This isn't able to be affected by antibiotic at all times cause it hides or something like that. I... Read more »

Preventive Antibiotics

Posted by picaropsv, 4 Replies
...not press the issue. Now he has ordered me to take a sulfite (the same I took for six months) three times a week, along with vitamin B12 (because this sulfite depleats the body of this vitamin) until my CD4s are up to 200, something that might... Read more »