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Getting Cachexia When You Have Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

Nutrition

...what you eat. When you lose weight, you might be losing fat, or you might be losing lean body weight like muscle. If you lose too much lean weight, your body chemistry changes. This condition is called wasting syndrome or cachexia. Wasting can kill you. If you lose more than 5% of your body weight, it could be a sign of wasting. Talk to your health care provider. Nutrition Guidelines for People With HIV First, eat more . Extra muscle...
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hydrazine sulfate and cachexia vaccine

Have you heard of Professor M.J. Tisdale and his cachexia vaccine? Have you heard of Hydrazine Sulfate and the anti-wasting properties it has had in cancer patients?check out these links and please tell me what you...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...properties. Now we have Oxandrin, Deca Durabolin, testosterone, Serostim, Juven, glutamine, and other options that work well for HIV wasting.Nelson Read more »

re: hgh and oxandrolone

HGH has proven to improve wasting but androgens have no benefit?? First of all, the studies that showed increased body mass due to hgh injections included BONE, CONNECTIVE TISSUE, and WATER WEIGHT as criteria for 'lean body mass'. therefore, the...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...Here at The Body, we honor the diversity of points of view that exist in the very complicated field of HIV/AIDS, which is why I have chosen to post this essay in an unedited form. What is best for a given individual in the treatment of Read more »

Vit C and Hiv

Pls can you tell me how much vitamin C can an HIV+ person can use to have positive impact on immunity system,bcos i understand that it may be harmful if a positive person take less than necessary,and may be useful when higher doses is employed.Also...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...fruits. Research to date has not shown that supplementation with vitamin C either delays HIV disease progression or improves HIV/AIDS survival. If you dig deeply into the vitamin C research you will find some laboratory reports suggesting vitamin... Read more »

How do additional deal with hiv body

Dr. BobI am recently diagnosed with hiv, and will be starting medication very soon. I am currently finishing off my masters in organic chemistry (biochem undergrad) and am very in tune to the workings of the body. As such have been doing a lot of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...weight like muscle. If you lose too much lean weight, your body chemistry changes. This condition is called wasting syndrome or cachexia. Wasting can kill you. If you lose more than 5% of your body weight, it could be a sign of wasting. Talk to... Read more »
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AIDS Survival Project

New Treatment Available for AIDS Cachexia

...Liaison for Serono Laboratories, talked about metabolic changes in persons living with HIV. She said that many patients with AIDS also have AIDS cachexia, a condition where the person is unusually tired, which may be the result of a loss of... Read more »
The Well Project

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 »
The Body

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 »
The Well Project

Getting HIV Drugs

... Table of Contents Health Insurance AIDS Drugs Assistance Program Medicaid Drug Company Programs Clinical Trials Buyers' Club Seeking Help Health Insurance Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

HIV/AIDS related kidney problems...

Posted by alexzander, 2 Replies
...i have a question and was wondering if ANYONE out there knew even a little bit....people who are HIV+ (i myself have AIDS) but is it common to see tons of reoccuring kidney infections?! i mean these have been going on for months and months....i'm Read more »

New HIV/AIDS Community Website

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Greetings, We have started a new HIV/AIDS website. We currently have the ability for users to add blogs, post information that is of use to the community and hiv dating. Read more »

HIV-PET Scan

Posted by Anonymous
...previously undiagnosed metastatic cancer in terminal patients with AIDS. This raises the interesting question of whether their cachexia is due to AIDS and hence untreatable, or whether it's due to lymphoma, for example, which might well be... Read more »