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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 any effect on viral load, but interaction studies were not... Read more »

fish oil containing astaxanthin

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Can Fish Oils Interact with Kaletra?

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Open Clinical Trials

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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Monolaurin

Monolaurin is a form of the fatty acid called lauric acid, which is found in large quantities in coconut milk and human milk. Some fatty acids, including lauric acid, reportedly have anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and antiviral properties. In test-tube... Read more »
Infectious Diseases in Corrections Report

Case Studies in Multidrug-Resistant HIV Infection

Case 1 D.T. is a 43 year-old male inmate diagnosed with HIV infection in 1994 who has a history of AIDS (by CD4 cell count), distal peripheral neuropathy, hypertriglyceridemia and major depression. He presents for a routine infectious diseases... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Study Finds Heart Disease in Young HIV-Positive Men

The widespread availability of potent anti-HIV therapy has prolonged the survival of HIV-positive people, particularly those who live in high-income countries and who are engaged in their care and treatment. However, anti-HIV therapy does not cure... Read more »
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oily fatty foods causing BAD indigestion

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies
Anyone got any ideas?

I've been suffering terrible stomach pains, indigestion, after eating anything with even the smallest amount of fat or oil in it.

Yesterday I had an endoscopy. Immediately afterwards the specialist who performed the examination... Read more »

Virgin Coconut Oil

Posted by garcia, 2 Replies
Hi all,

Stumbled across some new and promising developments on the subject of Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO) which my father put me on to.
Being the skeptic that I am, I'm not about to jump onto any bandwagons, but I thought it might be an idea to spread... Read more »

Met great guy, who's HIV+, wisdom needed please

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I'm a gal who met a guy who's HIV pos, about a month ago, and we had affinity at once. We make eachother laugh, and we talk openly and I'm nutbars about him. This is personal, we've kissed, that was niccccee, and next we'll "do it", I just want to... Read more »

Beware people pushing "Aloe Vera" for HIV !

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 5 Replies
It's important to remember this Forum can be entered by anybody. Anybody can post here. And some people are here to try and make money out of us by offering to share with us magical cures for HIV/AIDS.

I have just received yet another email from a... Read more »