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Herbal Remedy To Raise Cd4 Count

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CD4 Count V. CD4% Count (ABSOLUTE CD4 COUNT VERSUS CD4%, 2010) (WHEN TO START TREATMENT, 2010)

Hi,I was diagnosed with HIV around 15 months ago. Since then my health has been good (especially in the last six months) but my CD4 count has fallen a bit rapidly from 470 to 371 to 324 over this time period. However, my CD4 percentage count has...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You are correct: The CD4% is generally considered the more accurate indicator of immune integrity, as it doesn't tend to fluctuate as much due to intercurrent illnesses and other non-HIV-related factors. (See below.)Regarding beginning... Read more »

How to raise cd4 count

I m on HIV treatment from this week. and my HB is 9.4., can i take iron injection or tablet to... Read more »

CD4 count low what multi vitamins do you suggest

Hi RobI was diagnosed with HIV January 2009, my CD4 count is 238. I was told it is not low enough... Read more »
Articles
The Center for AIDS

Antiretroviral Treatment Breaks Limit CD4 Count Gains and Raise Death Risk

An 8-year study of almost 2500 people in a Swiss HIVgroup found that people who interrupted antiretroviraltherapy gained fewer CD4 cells and ran a higherrisk of new AIDS diseases and death than people whotook their antiretrovirals regularly. 1 ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zimbabweans Turn to Cheaper Herbal Remedies as AIDS Drug Costs Soar

As Zimbabwe's out-of-control inflation drives up the price of necessities, some patients unable to afford HIV treatment are abandoning antiretrovirals in favor of the traditional Gundamiti herb. The cost of a month's worth of triple-combination ARV... Read more »
TheBody.com

Starting HIV Treatment With a CD4 Count Between 350-499 Lowers Mortality Risk and Disease Progression

Starting treatment with a CD4 count between 350-499 cells/mm 3 , instead of delaying until it falls below 350, may reduce the risk of death by up to a third and lower the risk of AIDS progression by up to one half, according to a study published in... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Low CD4 Count Linked to Higher Heart Attack Risk With HIV

A latest CD4 count below 200 raised the risk of acutemyocardial infarction (MI, or heart attack) in a largestudy of people with HIV, regardless of what otherheart risk factors those people had. 1 A viral load above100,000 copies also made a heart... Read more »
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Increasing CD4 count

Posted by notinterested, 4 Replies
Hello everyone,
I usually come on here and offer support and advice, and now I'm looking for some. I got my labs back and for the second time in a row by CD4 dropped. I've chosen not to know the number but from pestering my partner and getting hints,... Read more »

CD4

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is there a way to get your CD4 level tested without going through your family doctor?

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A 30 Day Miracle. CD4 goes from 160 to 500!

Posted by CLT, 3 Replies
All praises go to GOD. I had to let the world know the good news. I started Atripla (coupled with my faith in God and prayer) 30 days ago and my CD4 count went from 160 (which by right is full blown AIDS) to 500 in a matter of 30 days. I couldnt... Read more »

treatment starting at higher cd4

Posted by alive2, 1 Reply
now that people are being told to start medication at a higher cd 4 number does this pose a bit of apprehencion? will the first prescribed medications last longer? is it a ploy by big pharmacutical companies?
to me i worry when the cdc or reports... Read more »