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Can Nutrition Help Fight Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

Nutrition

...help you maintain your body weight. Micronutrients include vitamins and minerals. They keep your cells working properly, but will not prevent weight loss. Good nutrition can be a problem for many people with HIV. When your body fights any infection, it uses more energy and you need to eat more than normal. But when you feel sick, you eat less than normal. Some medications can upset your stomach, and some opportunistic infections can affect...
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drinking your own urine help fight hiv ???

Hello Dr Robert keep up the great work you,l was tld drinking your own urine every morning boost your cd4 numbers and makes your inmune system stronger ??? is this true ???thank you for your time
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Where did you hear such a wildly insane idea as that? Fox News's Glenn Beck perhaps?Drinking your own urine will neither boost CD4 counts nor improve immune function. But you probably guessed that already, right? Of course you did.Dr. Bob Read more »

Thank you and tell me how to fight denialists (AIDS DENIALISTS) (GARY NULL)

Dear Dr. Bob, Thanks a lot for your wonderful work. May you live a very long very healthy life and may I send whatever good Karma I have to you (Om mani padme hum). I am currently in a window period, worrying about my results, but your site, and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV negative to HIV positive. This experience alone completely negates Gary Null's (and all AIDS denialists') fantasies about HIV/AIDS. Gary Null is an opportunist, not a scientist. I'm sure there is a special place in Hell reserved for folks... Read more »

Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you to keep reading and continue learning! As for politics, unfortunately in this country politics is intimately linked to HIV/AIDS awareness, education, prevention and treatment access. Consequently, it does and will continue to come up fairly... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Fight Remains High Priority for United States?

Hi Dr.Take a look to this statement http://www.america.gov/st/health-english/2007/May/20070522175313atiayduj0.4688532.html and tell us what do you think about it, is it true? I think that we are lossing the battle against VIH/AIDS, but then I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that sustains lives by providing treatment to some, but then promotes increased HIV-infection rates (and ultimately increased HIV/AIDS deaths) by insisting on policies that sabotage prevention? Under current policy one third of all PEPFAR money... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Malawi's President Says Antiretroviral Drugs, Proper Nutrition Must Be Used Together to Fight HIV/AIDS

...diet respond better to antiretroviral drugs than those who are malnourished. Mary Shawa, Malawi's principal secretary for HIV/AIDS and nutrition, said the nutrition of most Malawians is poor, especially those living with HIV/AIDS. "Progression... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Medical Charity Intensifies Fight Against HIV/AIDS in Nigeria

...comprehensive care and support program to complement its work at a government hospital in central Lagos, where it treats about 250 HIV/AIDS patients. "We are building capacity to fight the disease and encouraging people to get off the streets and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Exercise and HIV

...levels. Injuries may take more time to heal. You can lose lean body mass if you exercise too much. Serious cases can lead to AIDS wasting (see Fact Sheet 519 ). You can injure yourself if you use the wrong "form" in exercises. Exercise can help... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some... Read more »
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HIV and Nutrition fighting back

Posted by Atlanta2005, 1 Reply
...I lost my lover and a few friends when no meds were available, I have been following the frontlines and behind the lines of HIV. Its been 20 years. I am not an expert, but I know more about a lot of things than my own doctor does. And I have a... Read more »

P.S. to HIV and Nutrition fighting back

Posted by Atlanta2005
...to talk about it lets share or pick my brains..... I have read to many posts that are sad, how about those who are willing to fight back!!!! Get your body to fight back, its all we have left. Dont always settle for what your doctors only think... Read more »

Fighting HIV with cancer drugs

Posted by new2this2010, 3 Replies
Looks very very promising: http://www.walb.com/global/story.asp?s=13054103 Read more »

Fighting HIV with cancer drugs

Posted by new2this2010, 1 Reply
Looks very very promising: http://www.walb.com/global/story.asp?s=13054103 Read more »