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Do Antioxidants Aid With Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

Vitamins and Minerals

... Why Are Vitamins and Minerals Important? What Are Antioxidants? How Much Do I Need? Which Nutrients Are Important? What About Other Supplements? Can Nutrients Be Harmful? For More Information Why Are Vitamins and Minerals Important? Vitamins and minerals are sometimes called
Ask the Experts

Could anti-oxidants (tea) delay seroconversion?

I took an HIV Rapid test at 5.5 months (negative) and another one today (9.5 months after potential exposure). When I get the result back on Monday, Jan. 3 I will be sure to update you. Thanks
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Antioxidants (tea) do not delay HIV seroconversion. I'm confident you'll be WOO-HOO-ing on January 3. What a great way to start the New Year, Read more »

new antioxident measure

My chiropractor is promoting a vitamin/supplement pack put out by Pharmanex that uses "biophotonic scanner" technology to check for antioxident levels. Then, after taking the supplements the next scan, two months later, supposedly will show this...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...published scientific literature that has demonstrated that such a product is safe and effective as an adjunct for the treatment of HIV infection. If anyone knows of a published reference in the peer reviewed scientific literature please post. KH Read more »

Antioxidants and oxidative stress.

Hello Dr. Keith Henry:I am sending you this email with several questions and concerns about HIV/AIDS - I sincerly hope that you can answer my questions or direct me to who ever can. Or send a copy of this email to who ever can answer my questions...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...AIDS is the result of immune system damage from the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Low glutathione levels would not result in Read more »

Pine Bark Extract Anti-oxidant

Hi, I have recently started on Pine Bark Extract and will be starting the cocktail this Friday.Should I carry on with the anti-oxidant?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I have no experience with pine bark extract in patients taking HIV medications. I could find no reference on interactions between many key HIV drugs and pine bark extract. If is often hard to Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Antioxidants May Still Have a Role in HIV Treatment

...Antioxidant nutritional supplements such as vitamins A, C and E have enjoyed great popularity among people with HIV and AIDS for most of the epidemic. That popularity has endured despite continuing confusion about antioxidants' mode of action,... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...vegetable oils (hydrogenated fats), deep-fried foods, and fatty meats Be Cautious With Supplements Take a multivitamin with antioxidants Do not take high doses of vitamin A or carotenoids (beta-carotene) if you have liver disease Avoid... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... 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 Time; Read more »
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Goji Berries are they good with hiv meds?

Posted by sweetvanilla27, 1 Reply
...been searching for healthy foods to eat whilst starting my ARV meds and online i came across Goji berries, they are full of antioxidants. Would you recommend eating them? Read more »

GLUTATHIONE the "master antioxidant"

Posted by Biotech, 2 Replies
...Glutathione deficiency is associated with impaired survival in HIV disease. Herzenberg LA, De Rosa SC, Dubs JG, Roederer M, Anderson MT, Ela SW, Deresinski SC, Herzenberg LA. Department of Genetics, Read more »


Posted by taurusthecat, 3 Replies
...warrant meds, I'm due to talk to him more about it in a couple of weeks and will have a better idea then. I'm absolutely huge on antioxidants, I've taken them since I was 25, so up to date I have just relied on various supplements to maintain... Read more »

Xango and hiv testing

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...consuming Xango, the natural juice that has been said to have a lot of good stuff in it, can it affect the results when testing for hiv antibodies? The producers of Xango state that it boosts the immune system.. Anyone knows anything about... Read more »