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Fish Oil Omega 3 Fatty Acid Study Hiv

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omega-3 fish oil and flaxseed with diet and meds

I have borderline high cholesterol, my good HDL is 47, and LDL 125,TRIGLYCERIDE 171 , and i take kaletra and truvada, I take these supplements ,(omega-3 fish oil and flaxseed) with each meal 2-3 times a day, and my meds in the eve about 45 mins...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...So far, we have seen no interactions between Omega 3 fatty acid supplements and HIV medications. There have been over 4 studies done that showed they worked to reduce triglycerides without Read more »

Lipid profile

8/6/09 (on tube feeds, non-fasting study) HDL=26; LDL=120; VLDL=31.4; Chol=17710/7/09 (on tube... Read more »

Houston buyers club

Hi Nelson, Sorry to bother you. I know you are busy trying to doing something great in the fight... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Can You Fight Heart Disease With Fish?

...planning studies in people with HIV. Why Fish Oil? For the past two decades, researchers have been testing substances called omega-3 fatty acids -- EPA and DHA -- found in fatty fish such as: anchovies cod halibut sardines salmon tuna ... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Open Clinical Trials

... Table of Contents Maraviroc and Endothelial Function Chloroquine for Immune Activation Omega-3 Fatty Acids to Prevent Atherosclerosis Combination Therapy for HIV Neuropathy Pain Telaprevir for HIV/HCV Coinfection Emergency... Read more »
The Body PRO

HIV JournalView

...serum triglyceride and cholesterol levels through diet modification or exercise alone and require medical treatment to do so. Omega-3 fatty acids derived from fish oil can lower serum triglyceride levels in people without HIV infection. 9 ... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

HIV Wellness Series: HIV, Your HAART and You

...less adverse impact on lipids than PIs.) Lipid-lowering agents: medications like statins, fibrates, nicotinic acid, and omega-3 fatty acids ("fish oils") have been shown to be of benefit. The question is whether they are potent enough to... Read more »
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started meds and hate it.

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...Social and Political Sciences Department at the University of Cambridge, is currently conducting a research study focusing on HIV/AIDS stigma. He is looking for individuals interested in sharing their stories about living with HIV/AIDS.... Read more »


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