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Chromium And Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

Vitamins and Minerals

...Different nutrients affect digestion, the nervous system, thinking, and other body processes. Micronutrients can be found in many foods. Healthy people might be able to get enough vitamins and minerals from their food. People with HIV or another illness need more micronutrients to help repair and heal cells. Also, many medications can create shortages of different nutrients. What Are Antioxidants? Some molecules in the body are in a form...
Ask the Experts


Hello, Dr. Bob.I am a female who had unprotected sex in March. Four weeks after I got a sore throat that lasted a week. Two month after I had a weird food poisoning accompanied by headache that repeated the next day. Since February, before my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your negative ELISA tests at five, six and seven months are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. Acai pills with chromium will not affect HIV seroconversion or the accuracy of HIV tests.I Read more »

T-Chromium and exercice

hi ! I'm writing from Argentina. I'm HIV + since 1989 and I remain healthy (VL undetectable and CD4 over 500) under HAART.I train at the gym 3/4 times a week but I'd like to avoid aerobics. A Sport's Doctor suggest me to take T-Cromium...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...The information on chromium picolinate and fat loss is very conflicting out there. Depending on the study, I have read about great results or no results Read more »

Vitamin Research in HIV- anything exciting now?

NelsonI have been reading your emails about supplements and HIV and you seem to be concerned that the research has slowed down. My question is: what is being studied right now, if any?ThanksTony
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...actually found some really interesting studies that are currently enrolling:Micronutrient Supplemented Probiotic Yogurt for HIV/AIDS and Other Immunodeficiencies Effects of... Read more »

L-Cartinine, Guarana,Chromium

I have been HIV positve for 22 yrs as a male 47 yr.old retired police officer I maintain a body wieght at 239lbs 6-3 hieght arms 19" 38"waist 27" thighs calves 18" I've powerlift since College/presently also and work out 5-6 times aweek Protien...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...evidence that use of L-Cartinine, Guarana, and Chromium will have any significant effect on your level of fat in the setting of HIV treatment. Those supplements could have an effect but they have not been well studies. I would be dubious that... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
Connect With Others

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
... Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

HIV/AIDS Blogging/Blogs

Posted by DaveyBoy, 2 Replies
...Blog is online (web based) journal or small blurbs people can read or comment. My HIV/AIDS blog is on Other POZ blogz on Read more »

Lesbians & HIV/AIDS

Posted by Smiley, 1 Reply
...Hello Everyone: I would like to get in touch, stay in touch and network with other WSW that are HIV+ or have AIDS. ThANKS!!!!!! Read more »


Posted by tre, 1 Reply
...I have a science background and years of experience in HIV/AIDS education, outreach and research and would like a F/T or P/T job in the southern california area. Any suggestions? Read more »