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Can Fish Oil Help With HIV

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Triglycerides and fish oil

This is more of a helpful hint to others then a question: After being on HIV meds for 2 1/2 years, the only real side effect ive had troubles with was a big rise in my cholesterol, especially my triglycerides. at one point they were close to 1,000....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Thanks for providing that example of a good response to use of fish oil and garlic. There is a concern about garlic lowering levels of some key HIV drugs such as protease inhibitors or efavirenz so your HIV provider needs to be aware of what other... Read more »


Hello Doctor,I have read with an article call fish oil is very good for health in improving the... Read more »

Niacin & Fish Oil amounts to take

I have written before but have gotten no response.Here is the problem.I've been HIV+ since... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Small Fish Farms Increase Incomes, Improve Diets of Families Affected by HIV/AIDS in Malawi, Review Says

Small fish farms in Malawi have helped 1,200 impoverished families affected by HIV/AIDS in rural areas of the country increase their incomes and improve their diets, according to a project review released Monday, Reuters reports. Many families... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"No Sex for Fish" Group Aims to Decrease HIV/AIDS Prevalence in Kenya

Two articles examine a campaign in Kenya's Lake Victoria region that aims to prevent the spread of HIV by ending some women's practice of trading sex for fish. IIP Digital : 'No Sex for Fish' Group Helps Fight Spread of HIV/AIDS in Kenya "In Kenya,... Read more »
The Women's Collective

Dairy Cows, Fishing Boats and HIV

The World Health Organization (WHO) acknowledges, unambiguously, that "Gender inequalities are a key driver of the [HIV] epidemic in several ways." The inequalities plaguing women include gender-based violence, sexist gender norms, care-giving... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Primate Expert Jane Goodall, Researchers Urge U.S. Wildlife Agency to Reject HIV/AIDS Experiments on Monkeys

Primate specialist Jane Goodall and 18 other researchers in a letter to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have called on the agency to reject a proposal by the Yerkes National Primate Research Center to conduct HIV/AIDS research on an endangered... Read more »
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Virgin Coconut Oil

Posted by garcia, 2 Replies
Hi all,

Stumbled across some new and promising developments on the subject of Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO) which my father put me on to.
Being the skeptic that I am, I'm not about to jump onto any bandwagons, but I thought it might be an idea to spread... Read more »

Coconut Oil

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Have any of you heard about virgin coconut oil. I was reading a book on it because I'm taking it for another issue and I found mention of it actually being used in Hiv / Aids Research. This book says that it is able to slow down the progression and... Read more »


Posted by thedingoman
I DO NOT WISH TO ENGAGE IN ANY ONLINE DEBATES ABOUT THIS OLD "CURE/REMEDY" THAT HAS RECENTLY RESURFACED. Im posting this for those who are newly infected. Im seeing the snake oil salesmen coming back through various groups and other forums on the... Read more »

oil lube or maybe not

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i had sex with a pro we used a condom but I dont know if the lube weas oil or water based. i asked her and she said is was her homemade lube That freaked me out. I tested negative at 8 weeks, and i did wear a condom, im worried that the condom could... Read more »