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Can I Increase My Cd4 Count

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Increasing CD4 count naturally

my recieved first lab results and found out my CD4 count is 366. 1 year prior to my diagnosis and 1st labs I became anorexic/bullimic. Since recieving this news I have stopped purging, got on a healthy diet, and began an exercise routine. I do not...
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
...your HIV viral load is. Given the likely stress of an eating disorder on your immune system, you may see a small improvement in CD4 count now. Another set or two of numbers will establish the trend of where you are and provide better information... Read more »

No increase in CD4 count after nearly 2 years of treatment

Diagnosed in May '07 (CD4 442/34%; VL 5,830). After CD4 count dropped to 279/31%; VL 15,000 in... Read more »

how do i increase cd4 count naturally

my cd4 count is 197 and i am not eager to start taking medication. how do i boost it up? Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Dietary Supplement Selenium Reduces HIV Viral Load, Increases CD4+ T Cell Count, Study Says

... The dietary supplement selenium can reduce HIV viral loads and increase CD4+ T cell counts in HIV-positive people, according to a study published in the Jan. 22 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Adding IL-2 to Potent Anti-HIV Drugs Increases CD4+ T-Cell Counts Without Raising HIV Levels

...(NIH), and his colleagues. * A series of prior studies has established that periodic, high-dose IL-2 therapy can substantially increase CD4+ T-cell counts in patients with early HIV infection. But generally, these studies took place before HAART... Read more »
The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

FAQs About CD4 (T-Cell) Count From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...with all the CD4 cells we will ever have? Will a flu vaccination affect my CD4 count? Can you explain "viral load" and "CD4 cell count," and detail how they are measured? Why do CD4 counts rise after their initial decline? My doc says... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Incomplete Peripheral CD4+ Cell Count Restoration in HIV-Infected Patients Receiving Long-Term Antiretroviral Treatment

...otherwise effective antiretroviral therapy," the authors concluded. "Although the majority of patients have evidence of slow increases in their CD4+ cell count over time, many do not. These individuals may have an elevated risk of... Read more »
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How to increase CD4 Count?

Posted by Just_Joe, 2 Replies
...I have had HIV since November 2008 and 3-4 months later am undetectable with CD4 Count in the 200's but my last CD4 count in January 2010 is in the 300's. My doc said my ratio looks good as far as my CD4 count goes Read more »

Increase your CD4 count

Posted by prana, 2 Replies
...Breathing will help increase your CD4 count. The body needs extra oxygen in the blood to fight disease. To help the body do the breathing exercises.Keep a note of your CD4 Read more »

Just Diagnosed With a CD4 Count of 5

Posted by thespoonybard, 1 Reply
...to admit me to ICU. On January 25th, 2009 I was diagnosed as HIV positive and classified an AIDS patient. They told me my CD4 count was 5. I was floored. It felt like my mind was trying to escape from my body to run away from this. Even... Read more »

HIV/AIDS related kidney problems...

Posted by alexzander, 2 Replies
i have a question and was wondering if ANYONE out there knew even a little bit....people who are HIV+ (i myself have AIDS) but is it common to see tons of reoccuring kidney infections?! i mean these have been going on for months and months....i'm... Read more »