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Flaxseed For Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

Vitamins and Minerals

...Carnitine (also called acetyl-L-carnitine) may help prevent wasting and provide other immunologic and metabolic benefits, Coenzyme Q 10 may help with immune function. Essential fatty acids found in evening primrose oil or flaxseed oil can help with dry skin and scalp. N-Acetyl-Cysteine , an antioxidant, can help maintain body levels of glutathione. Glutathione is one of the body's main antioxidants. Omega 3 fatty acids can help...
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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
...atorvastatin (Liptor), lovastatin (Mevacor), and simvastatin (Zocor) to work more effectively.Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) -- In an animal study, treatment with omega-3 fatty acids reduced the risk of ulcers from nonsteroidal... Read more »

taking vitamens

ive been a vitamen user since a child and still use them as an adult prior to my diagnoses,fish oil, flaxseed,vitamen b, multi vitamens,thymes,thats it does it help?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Those vitamins are generally OK in HIV+ persons no not much data for benefit beyond good multiple vitamin with minerals. KH Read more »

Flaxseed

Hello, recently I was told by a fellow gym-goer that flaxseed is a great supplement to take for a variety of reasons. The reason that peaked my interest was that it can help remedy joint (shoulder in my case) problems. I have some lipodystrophy and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Flaxseed may be helpful in lowering some lipid levels. I have not seen much published on its use in HIV-related lipid elevations in regards Read more »

High Triglycerides from HIV medications

I have been on Sustiva for about 10 yrs now (epzicom for about 6) recent labs show my trigs around 330, cholesterol around 210, LDL 113....I eat like a horse, very low fat diet, hardly any red meat, alot of salmon, tilapia,ground turkey, alot...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...omega 3 oils that lowers triglycerides (about 25%) is more in the range of 4 to 6 grams per day so bumping your fish oil and flaxseed oil dose may help. Fenofibrate (Tricor) or gemfibrozil (Lopid) are the main medications that are used to lower... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses 4 and Deaths At some point in life, 1 in 36 Hispanic/Latino men will be diagnosed with... Read more »
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Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

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...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

HIV/AIDS Blogging/Blogs

Posted by DaveyBoy, 2 Replies
...Blog is online (web based) journal or small blurbs people can read or comment. My HIV/AIDS blog is on http://hiv-aids.blog-city.com Other POZ blogz on http://www.HIVforum.com/blogs/ Read more »

Lesbians & HIV/AIDS

Posted by Smiley, 1 Reply
...Hello Everyone: I would like to get in touch, stay in touch and network with other WSW that are HIV+ or have AIDS. ThANKS!!!!!! Read more »

HIV/AIDS jobs in S.CALIFORNIA

Posted by tre, 1 Reply
...I have a science background and years of experience in HIV/AIDS education, outreach and research and would like a F/T or P/T job in the southern california area. Any suggestions? Read more »