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Hiv And Aloe Vera

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Aloe Vera, other exotic herbs and HIV

I am an HIV+ man and was reading about the benefits of Aloe Vera. I've read that it helps with the boost of the immune system and also the digestive tract. I take reyataz, truvada, and norvir contact and find that i have diarrhea more than I'd...
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 used to use Aloe Vera in the 90's when we had no options to treat HIV besides nucleosides. It caused us to have diarrhea and GI upset and we saw no Read more »

Using Vitamins and Dietary Supplements with my HIV treatment

After being recently diagnosed with HIV my doctor and I decided to start treatment since my numbers... Read more »

blood

i have heard recently that the aloe vera plant can treat people with hiv and aid weight gain and... Read more »
Articles
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Aloe Vera

... Aloe vera is a tropical plant grown in many homes. The jelly-like substance found in the leaves is used to treat minor burns and cuts. Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

A Practical Guide to Herbal Therapies for People Living With HIV

...Allergic Reactions and Other General Cautions Herb-Drug Interactions Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV Aloe Vera Andrographis Ashwagandha Astragalus Atractylodes Cat's Claw Echinacea Elder Garlic Ginger ... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Nutrition and HIV Infection: Experience in Zimbabwe -- Interview with Lynde Francis

...all fat. We mostly use locally available treatments in Africa, because usually we don't have access to drugs. For example, aloe vera is wonderful for herpes sores; slit the leaves open, and the gel inside, when applied to sores and itching of... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
Connect With Others

Beware people pushing "Aloe Vera" for HIV !

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 3 Replies
...Anybody can post here. And some people are here to try and make money out of us by offering to share with us magical cures for HIV/AIDS. I have just received yet another email from a Peter Dijkstra, in Africa, who says that he is a "Life Skills... Read more »

This constant itch

Posted by oldwoman, 7 Replies
I've talked to others who complain about itching on their legs,and I have it too,it's constant but usually bearable,today is one of the bad days and I can't stop scratching at myself(I feel like I need a flea collar on)It's just won't stop.I've... Read more »

NATURAL SOLUTION FOR NIGHT SWEATING

Posted by contractor, 6 Replies
...of research I found one simple solution for the problem and I DO NOT HAVE THE PROBLEM as long I take my own drink. IT IS NOT ALOE VERA AT ALL AND TODAY ANOTHER PERSON SENT EMAIL THAT HE (HIV+) STOPED TO HAVE NIGHT SWEATING. So go figured it. I am... Read more »

Has KS been forgetten?

Posted by curi0us, 2 Replies
Hi all, first post here. I have been diagnosed positive for over 2 years my numbers were strong and my doctor saw no need to start therapy right away. Last september I contracted foliculitis/MRSA (probably from the gym) and was given bactrim to... Read more »