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Herbs For Treating Vaginal Dryness

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AIDS InfoNet

Chinese Herbalism

... What Is Herbalism? Why Do People With HIV Use Chinese Herbalism? How Are Chinese Herbs Used? What Are the Side Effects? How Do Chinese Herbs Interact With Other Therapies? How Do We Know It Works? What Is Herbalism? Healers in many different health traditions use herbs. This fact sheet discusses herbs
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ARV's and Herbs

I want to know which herbs are not to be used when on ARV'
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...grapefruit extract can interfere with the effectiveness of protease inhibitors. There is very little formal data with other herbs but general use seems OK but need to let your HIV provider know what you are taking so you can be monitored... Read more »

herbs and ARV interaction

does drinking Cha Verde(green tea with mixture of some herbs) interacts with ARVs (mine are; Kaletra, Isentress, Truvada)
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
We have no data on it Read more »

herbs and ARV interaction

does drinking Cha Verde(green tea with mixture of some herbs) interacts with ARVs (mine are; Kaletra, Isentress, Truvada)
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
We have no data on it Read more »

bitter herbs...cure?

im reading different articles online and researching alot since i would want to pro long my life as an AIDS patient.I would want to know if a BITTER HERB(bitter melon) can help lower the viral load and effective natural reducer of different forms...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...There is no credible published data that bitter herb therapy offers any substantial clinical benefit for the treatment of herbs. If any reader knows of such a study please post. KH Read more »
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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...including the declining production of estrogen. Symptoms of menopause include heavier or abnormal periods, hot flashes, and vaginal dryness. Some studies have suggested that women with HIV may experience menopause earlier than HIV-negative... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Antifungal Drugs and Pregnancy Side Effects The Problem of Antifungal Resistance Drug Interactions Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Chart for Treating Candidiasis Candidiasis... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

St. John's Wort (Hypericin)

...Interact With Other Therapies? There are very few studies of interactions between St. John's Wort and medications or other herbs. Some bad reactions have been reported in people who combine St. John's Wort with anti-depression medications. Do... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Echinacea

...German researchers have studied echinacea and its effects on the immune system. Echinacea is one of the most frequently sold herbs in the United States. The German government has approved Echinacea pallida root and Echinacea purpurea leaf for... Read more »
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Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
Well folks...it's the end of two weeks on Atripla and so far things are going well. Side effects have been limited and are now subsiding. My biggest problem so far is swallowing the pill. I have always had trouble swallowing pills...go figure...a... 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 Read more »

What foolish and senseless behavior. Please Help!

Posted by brainshom, 1 Reply
About 2 months ago, I did something that was completely out of my character and now I am scared as hell. I was new in the neighborhood and had a one night stand with a girl whom I later found out was/is a prostitute. Had I known she was a sex... Read more »

Can i get HIV if i lick a vaginal fluid on-----

Posted by von, 1 Reply
Hi can i get hiv if i lick a fresh vaginal fluid on her underwear Read more »