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Herbs For Hiv

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Ask the Experts

Can herbs cause a false negative hiv test result?

If you are taking herbs, and then get tested for hiv, is it possible for the herbs to cause a false negative hiv test result?...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Not to my knowledge.... Read more »

Herb and HIV drug interactions

Is there a web-site to check the drug interactions with various herbs? I google and just get random... Read more »

Herbs and HIV

HI doctor. can Herbs treat (not cure) HIV better than the drugs we have. If no, why not. I used... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Experimental Drug Based on Chinese Herb Might Be Effective Treatment for HIV

An experimental drug derived from a Chinese herb might be able to treat HIV, the Boston Globe reports. The herb, Syzigium claviflorum, has been used in Taiwan to treat diarrhea and halt bleeding, and Watertown, Mass.-based Panacos Pharmaceutical ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Uganda Bans Iranian HIV/AIDS, TB Herb

The Ugandan government on Friday banned the distribution and use of an herb, Khomeini, used by some Iranian health care workers to treat HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis, Xinhua News Agency reports. Uganda's Minister of State for Health Alex Kamugisha... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rev. Herb Hall: An End to His Life, Not His Message

The featured speaker at the Rev. Herb Hall's memorial service Thursday will be -- the Rev. Herb Hall. Credited with helping to close the gap between HIV-infected Christians and their churches, Hall videotaped a message for family and friends three... Read more »
The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

Making Decisions About Herbal Therapies

This guide has described various herbs that are often used medicinally. So how do people with HIV choose the herbs that will be most useful? As North Americans, we live in a culture where people take a pill and expect the problem to go away. We... Read more »
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ME AND "HERB" ON "MOTHER`S DAY

Posted by POZGAL43
GOOD EVENING TO ALL MY READERS AND FOLLOWERS I`AM ABOUT TO TELL YA`LL HOW ME AND "HERB" SPEND OUR MOTHER`S DAY TOGETHER.BUT FIRST LET ME TELL YA`LL WHAT KIND OF MOTHER THAT MAKES A MOTHER`S DAY FOR A HIV-POSITIVE CHILD. FIRST NO ONE HAS TO TELL ME... Read more »

herbs!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
A few months ago , I saw on this board an entry from a guy called Chris regarding some Chinese Herbs.

He said he took Chinese Herbs (hepatic disease and Shousaikotou)and an Agaricus mushroom in Brazil and it boosted his CD4 and decreased VL.

I am... Read more »

herbs

Posted by Anonymous
can anyone share some insight on personal experiences with herbs to offset the side effects related to hiv therapy?They are so widely used in Europe, yet most American doctors warn to stay away. I'm not talking about farout stuff,just what you can... Read more »

Help with Herbs

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can anyone provide me with some information or experiences with Herps or mega-dose vitamins. I am 34, relatively healthy (a little soft around the middle), HIV+ for 13 years. My T4s are at 658 and my viral load is 500, I have been on a med cocktail... Read more »