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Do People With Hiv Need B12 Vitamin

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NAC/Vitamin B12 and other supplements

Dear Rick, What is your opinion on the following: 1. NAC? I cannot find NAC in the UK. Is is known by any other names/brands? I have read that some doctors are doubthful about its effect? What do you think? 2. I read that Vitamin B12 slows down...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Paul. Thank you for your question. Experimental therapies like NAC(N-acetyl-L-cysteine), and non-traditional therapies such as Vitamin Therapy,Garlic Therapy etc., are becoming more popular when it comes to treatment ofHIV and other chronic... Read more »

B12 shots or drip

I know that B12 is recommended. But there are so many different styles--shots, drips, pills. Which... Read more »

Injectable B12

Thanks for your help on this site, I really appreciate it.Is Injectable B12 good or bad when you... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

A Practical Guide to Nutrition for People Living With HIV: The Big Chart of Vitamins and Minerals

The Big Chart of Vitamins and Minerals This table lists the RDA (recommended daily allowance), UL (upper tolerable limit) and experimental high dose, toxicity, function and food sources. The RDA usually includes all intake, from both food and... Read more »
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Vitamin D Supplements Have Possible, But Still Unclear, Benefits in People Living With HIV

Two new studies on vitamin D supplementation suggest slight benefits in bone health for people living with HIV. However, neither provided enough evidence to recommend widespread vitamin D supplementation. Before we get into the studies, let's have... Read more »
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Studies Highlight Vitamin D Deficiency Prevalence and Possible Risk Factors in People With HIV

At the XVIII International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2010), a noteworthy oral poster discussion entitled "Shining Light on Vitamin D Deficiency " showcased six studies that tried to identify risk factors that made HIV-positive people more susceptible to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

To Stop HIV Spread,Bridge the Divide Between "Privileged" and "Forsaken"

"With less than half the people who need treatment having access and with each day more people becoming infected with HIV than are started on treatment, we are mortgaging our future. But we are also exposing a fundamental social injustice -- between... Read more »
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B-12 Shots or Sub-lingual

Posted by riverprincess
I have been trying to get B12 shots from the health dept but it just hasn't worked out. I probably should of been more pro-active to get it. But now again was suggested to take the sub-lingual form. I didn't get it in the pill form but in the... Read more »

MTV needs people impacted by HIV

Posted by Anonymous
MTV Needs the Names of Young People for a Programme on HIV/AIDS
Please reply directly to stayingalive@mtvne.com
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Staying Alive, MTV's HIV/AIDS global awareness campaign is looking for
names of young people up to the age of 25 whose lives have been... Read more »

I need to talk to people who have hiv.

Posted by sunfire, 7 Replies
I would like to talk to other women who have Hiv. Read more »

Pre-med vitamins and nutritional supplements

Posted by DC23, 5 Replies
Hello,
I'm newly positive, and I don't yet require any meds. (My viral load is low, and my T-cells are high.) I was wondering if anyone had any advice on preventative measures to take now that I'm early in my HIV infection. Does anyone recommend... Read more »