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Do I Take Hiv Medications While On Master Cleanse

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MASTER CLEANSE SAFE?

is the LEMONADE MASTER CLEANSE SAFE FOR ME .? I AM HIV POZ AND HAVE a NORMAL CD4 and I AM ALSO UNDETECABLE. I AM WONDERING IF DOING A HIGHLY ACIDIC LEMONADE MASTER CLEANSE WILL HELP OR HARM ME? ALSO WILL IT FLUSH MY MEDICATION OUT? IM ON ATRIPLA. I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Atripla likely would remain effective when taking lemonade master cleanse diet. Long term benefit of Master Cleanse has been poorly documented-evidence of benefit and safety is anecdotal and has not been formally studied in HIV+ persons on Atripla.... Read more »

For everything else there's MasterCard.

9 Doctor's visits (5 primary care, 2 Oral Surgeon, 2 Dermatologist), each with $20... Read more »

gammar master (oh, and a question, too)

Hi Dr. Bob,I'm always so enlightened to read your responses - but I also get a good chuckle at... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Experts Debate Cleansing Blood

The giants of America's blood-banking world, along with the makers of medical devices and federal regulators, convened Wednesday at the National Institutes of Health for a workshop on cleaning blood of HIV, hepatitis C and a host of viruses,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Blood Cleansing Would Raise Need for Donors

Treating donated blood to kill HIV and other dangerous organisms damages the blood enough to require blood centers to increase their drives for donations. This is but one consequence of a new procedure being introduced to clean blood products of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: The Herpes-HIV Connection; McMaster University Professor Leads AIDS Conference Panel Exploring Risk Factors

On Wednesday at the 16th International AIDS Conference, scientists gathered for a session led by a McMaster University researcher to examine the role of mucous immunity in the fight against AIDS. Dr. Ken Rosenthal, head of the viral vaccines... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Kieta D. Mutepfa, BTAN Los Angeles: Mastering Our Fate

Kieta D. Mutepfa I think that AIDS 2012 will create a significant shift in how Americans think, view and perceive HIV/AIDS. For more than two decades, Americans have willingly offered financial, institutional and technical assistance and support... Read more »
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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, Stanford University Medical School, CA 94305-5125,... Read more »

detoxification cleanse

Posted by princealbert, 2 Replies
I'm off all antivirals for at least 6 weeks, under my doc's advice (have failed all combinations, with CD4 1 and VL 587,0000). I will be starting a combo of herbs, either Resist or Composition A to see whether that can kick my CD4 back to life and... Read more »

I'm HIV+ and Doing Research for my Masters Thesis

Posted by Dolbylife, 1 Reply
Hi everyone,

I know first-hand how difficult life is with HIV. I was diagnosed in 2004, on Valentines day of all days, and I have since decided to focus my studies on how HIV is communicated to the individual, the public, and the effects of these... Read more »

I'm HIV+ and doing a Master's thesis on disclosure

Posted by Dolbylife, 2 Replies
Hi everyone,

I know first-hand how difficult life is with HIV. I was diagnosed in 2004, on Valentines day of all days, and I have since decided to focus my studies on how HIV is communicated to the individual, the public, and the effects of these... Read more »