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Does Garlic Help Hiv Patients

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Garlic and Hiv

I just read online that Garlic can interfere with hiv medications,is this true? I mentioned this awhile back to my doctor and she said she never heard that and that it`s good for me ? Please help ! Dave...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
This is an important issue.There have only been a handful of supplements whose safety and drug interactions with HIV medications have been well studied. Even then, it's only a subset of HIV drugs that have been analyzed.Yes, garlic supplements... Read more »

Peppers/Onions/Spinach/Garlic

I know there are mounds of scientific data on drug interactions, however, are there any with food... Read more »

Garlic supplements to lower cholesterol/triglycerides?

God bless you all for the wonderful work you continue to do for people like me. It is greatly... Read more »
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U.S. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Garlic

© Steven Foster Introduction What It Is Used For How It Is Used What the Science Says Side Effects and Cautions Sources For More Information Introduction This fact sheet provides basic information about garlic -- uses, potential side... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

India: HIV Positive Patients Start a Support Group

Several HIV-positive patients in Nashik, India, have formed a support group called Network of People and Children Living with HIIV (NPCLH) and registered it as a charity organization. The organization, composed of two men and five women, aims to not... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Personalized Vaccine Helps Decrease HIV Patients' Viral Load, Study Says

"Twenty-four AIDS patients took part in a clinical trial [of a vaccine] carried out by doctors at Barcelona's Hospital Clinic and after 24 weeks the majority had shown a 'significant' decrease in their viral load, the hospital said" on Tuesday,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Massachusetts: Trained Community Health Workers From Local Program Help Homeless HIV Patients Overcome a Variety of Issues

Around 80 HIV patients in Greater Boston participate in the Prevention and Access to Care and Treatment program. It is operated by the nonprofit Partners in Health, which is best known for its global work. Started in 1997, PACT assigns trained... Read more »
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GARLIC

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I'M IN SOUTH AFRICA AND OUR HEALTH MINISTER HAS BEEN TELLING PEOPLE TO EAT GARLIC TO HELP WITH INFECTIONS...SO BEING A SCIENTIST THAT I AM I HAVE BEEN DOING SO. IT DOES HELP TREMENDOUSLY. I AM NOT ON ANY MEDS, I HAVE BEEN POS FOR 3 YEARS. I USE ONLY... Read more »

FACIAL LIPOATROPHY STUDY FOR HIV PATIENTS

Posted by Focus_Forward, 1 Reply
We are currently conducting research related to patients who are suffering from HIV-associated facial lipoatrophy. As a current sufferer of HIV-associated facial lipoatrophy, we would like to invite you to participate in an online bulletin board to... Read more »

Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga Pranayama ....

Posted by akumar, 2 Replies
Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga & Pranayama - Swami Ramdev
From: akumar

My dear Brothers & Sisters,

Re: Great ancient Indian science "Yoga & Pranayama" is a boon for HIV & AIDS patients.

I am impressed by the Great job, being... Read more »

Drug Holidays may be over for HIV patients.

Posted by sunkyst, 3 Replies
Good article on a new study about HIV drug holidays.
http://abcnews.go.com/Health/ReproductiveHealth/story?id=2687714&page=1&CMP=OTC-RSSFeeds0312 Read more »