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Coconut Oil And Hiv

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Coconut Oil and HIV tests

Dr. Frascino,I've read that coconut oil has anti-viral properties and has been shown to reduce viral loads in people with HIV. Can supplementing with coconut oil or any other medication or supplement, affect the accuracy of an hiv test or the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Halliday,Coconut oil and/or coconut milk will not affect HIV test results or the duration of the window period. What they will do, if used liberally, is make folks think that Halliday was on holiday in Hawaii and still has lots of suntan... Read more »

Coconut Oil Studies Effects on HIV

Hello,I'm curious as to what your opinions are of the studies on Coconut Oil with the link... Read more »

hiv and coconut oil

I take tribuss at night.So,can I take coconut oil during the day.Will Coconut oil have any adverse... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil ( Melaleuca alternifolia ) has become a popular treatment for people with HIV. It is made from a tree that is native only to Australia. Tea tree oil is used to prevent or treat mild cases of a variety of infections, particularly fungal... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Neem

Neem ( Azadiracta indica ) is a tropical evergreen tree sometimes known in India as "the village pharmacy." The essential oil of this tree is an antibiotic used against a variety of micro-organisms. It is particularly useful for skin conditions,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Conflict in Nigeria's Delta Region Contributing to Spread of HIV, IRIN/PlusNews Reports

Conflict in Nigeria's oil-rich delta region is contributing to the spread of HIV in the country, IRIN/PlusNews reports. According to IRIN/PlusNews , rapes being committed by militants fighting for a greater share of the region's oil wealth and... Read more »
Being Alive

Reflections on Vienna: AIDS 2010

As I departed Los Angeles for the International AIDS Conference in Vienna, Austria, millions of gallons of oil were spewing into the gulf. I cannot remember when I felt like I was witnessing something beyond everyone's control and it angered me that... Read more »