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Does Turmeric Reduce Cd4

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The Well Project

Understanding CD4 Cells and CD4 Cell Tests

... The Basics CD4 Count and HIV CD4 Count and HIV Treatment CD4 Cell Test The Bottom Line The Basics Your immune system protects your body by fighting germs and infections.White blood cells are an important part of your immune
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Turmeric and Atripa

Is it ok to take Turmeric supplements with Atripla?I've heard that turmeric boosts the Cytochrome P450 system.Could this reduce the half-life of the components in Atripla?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...significant interatction but would inform your HIV provider so he/she can monitor. See below from Wikipedia entry on tumeric:Turmeric is currently being investigated for possible benefits in Alzheimer's disease,[6] cancer, arthritis, and other... Read more »

Reduced VL & CD4 (no meds)

I was diagnosed May 06, with initial stats CD4 of 626 & VL 46000, then CD4 393 & VL 57000 in Sep 06 (in the presence of Gonorrhea infection, imediately prior to a/b treatment), and then most recently CD4 317 & VL 343 (samples taken 2 days after...
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
Can't explain the results, but the viral load is certainly not consistent with previous results. After everything has calmed down you need another set of numbers to see where you really are. Read more »

early treatment to reduce speed of spreading through CD4 cells

I was tested HIV+ from a sample taken on 8 Aug 07. Would early treatment delay the spreading of virus through my CD4 tissues thus delaying the time for AIDS onset?I may be co-infected with HepB (core + for the first time. Still have not got surface...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...reason to believe that storing stem cells will be of value in the future. This is partly because I would not expect that your CD4 cells will ever drop to dangerous levels if you work closely with an expert HIV provider and take care of yourself.... Read more »

my nos of cd4

i have been on medication since july 7 th this year and that time my cd4 was 210. after 3 months my cd4 is 562 and the percentage is 18.9%. how much it should be and iam on sustiva and combivir along with folic acid , bacterdium, multivitamins and...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...typical first-line drug regimen can result in a ~200 cell increase in the first year of treatment. This would calculate to a CD4 cell count of ~400-450 in one year. On this basis, you're having a great response.Your CD4 percentage remains... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

CD4 Cell Tests

... What Are CD4 Cells? Why Are CD4 Cells Important in HIV? What Is a CD4 Test? What Factors Influence a CD4 Cell Count? How Are the Test Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Immune Restoration

... What Is Immune Restoration? How Can the Immune System Be Restored? Are New CD4 Cells as Good as Old? What Is Immune Restoration? Immune restoration means repairing the damage done to the immune system Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Interleukin-2 an infection. IL-2 makes infection-fighting cells multiply and mature. Patients who use IL-2 have large increases in their CD4 cell counts. IL-2 is called an immune modulator. Interleukin-2 has been approved by the FDA to treat some types of... Read more »
The Well Project

Immune Reconstitution

...FDA-approved immune-based therapies for HIV diseaseavailable. How does HIV Damage the Immune System? HIV Reduces the Number of CD4 Cells HIV attacks the immune system's soldiers -- the CD4 cells. When the immune system loses too many CD4... Read more »
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Posted by purdeyp, 3 Replies am interested to hear from people who have found alternative therapies - including supplements/herbs, etc that boost your CD4 and lower your viral load. I currently take all the usual suspects - alongside all the main vits, cider vinegar,... Read more »

Finally got my CD4 back

Posted by dj1979, 6 Replies
...My doctor's office finally tracked down my "missing" CD4 from when I had my labs done 5/15. As I said in another post, my viral load was undetectable for the first time. Even better Read more »

CD-4 UP?

Posted by shannon, 2 Replies
...Hey there. Good but confusing news at our house. David was inititially diagnosed about two months ago. His CD4 was 240. Since then he has made serious nutrition changes (based on recommendations in a book by a dietician specializing Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Does anybody know what other viral infections apart from HIV can cause an inverted CD4:CD8 ratio? Read more »