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Does Low B12 Cause Loss Of Appetite

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Testosterone/B12/Vitamin D Tests?

Do you recommend these tests for an HIV/HCV/HBV pt? Thank you?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Perhaps, depending on the clinical situation. I don't normally recommend these tests in everyone as a routine screen. Read more »

Vitamin B12 shots

Hey Dr. Bob,I am an underweight man in my mid 30's who has been living with the virus since before... Read more »

Vitamin B12 & Folate -- Elevated counts

New YorkerI recently had a blood test and My doctor referred me to a Hematologist for further... Read more »
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Vitamin B12 and Cognitive Impairment

...made earlier by an HIV nutrition research group at the University of Florida. The new data documented a correlation between low vitamin B12 levels and cognitive impairment in 108 HIV-positive volunteers -- and this association increased as time... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Depression and HIV

...anemia or diabetes can cause symptoms that look like depression. So can drug use, or low levels of testosterone, vitamin B6 or vitamin B12. People who are infected with both HIV and hepatitis B or C (see Fact Sheet 506 ) are more likely to be... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Treatment Issues for Women

...also feel lightheaded or short of breath. Other symptoms include palpitations (irregular heart beat), unusually pale skin, and loss of appetite. Anemia is extremely common in positive women. A chronic infection like HIV puts stress on your bone... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Anemia

...enough red blood cells. It is also caused by their loss or destruction. Several factors can cause anemia: Too little iron, vitamin B 12 or folate. A shortage of folate can cause megaloblastic anemia, where red blood cells are large and pale... Read more »
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LOss of appetite

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I have an extreme loss of appetite but my counts are good. I HAve no energy and am depressed! Any suggestions? Thanks! Read more »

STRESS: causes everything

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...contraceptives with a high estrogen content. Other factors that may stimulate Candida growth include: diabetes, pregnancy, iron, folate, vitamin B12 or zinc deficiency and using antihistamines. Factors that may weaken the immune system -- from... Read more »

Help

Posted by pos_91, 1 Reply
I need to now if anyone has had any problems with their memory. There seems to be somekind of tension head ache related to my problem . but im not sure if its just from the stress of forgeting everything or its connected to the forgettin. I am a... Read more »

loss of stamina, side effects

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi, I've been HIV+ for a long time. One of the first people tested, back in 1985. I never had any complaint, or took any therapies, untill last Summer. My T-cells were always low but I felt great. I really enjoyed sports and was very competitive... Read more »