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Hiv And Dhea

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HIV Treatments and DHEA

I'm taking Crixivan, Epivir and AZT and want to start taking DHEA. Is there a problem with taking DHEA with these HIV meds? Thanks for your website!
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
...DHEA has not been well studied for much of anything, and there certainly have been no drug interaction studies done at this point. Read more »


Can you tell me if DHEA has a positive effect towards HIV treatment? I take 100 mg. per day of DHEA... Read more »


Is it safe to take over-the-counter DHEA with HAART? I am using D4T, 3TC, SAQ and RIT, bid. I take... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

DHEA May Reduce Depression Symptoms in HIV Patients

...eight-week study involving 145 HIV-positive adults with mild depression. Two-thirds of the patients had been diagnosed with AIDS. The subjects were randomly assigned to take a placebo or DHEA tablets. Dosage began at 100 milligrams per day and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


...supplements (in amounts that would give you higher than normal levels). Note: This Fact Sheet is based on the work of Direct AIDS Alternative Information Resources (DAAIR). For more details, contact DAAIR at 1-888-951-5433 or . Read more »
PWA Health Group

DHEA Info Sheet have significantly lower than usual levels of DHEA in their blood. A 1991 retrospective study noted an increased risk for AIDS in HIV-infected men with 200-499 T cells with lower than normal DHEA levels and concluded that DHEA may have some... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Depression and HIV

...several physical disorders. About 5% to 10% of the general population gets depressed. However, rates of depression in people with HIV are as high as 60%. Women with HIV are twice as likely as men to be depressed. Being depressed is not a sign... Read more »
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dhea>aids + lipo.

Posted by Anonymous
...the need for dhea in the production of DNA. click onto this site- "then click" dhea and aids (in the search box). lots to read about this and why low dhea can cause fat redisposition. Read more »

DHEA anybody

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Am reading Dr Jon Kaiser's book at the moment 'Healing HIV' and he speaks at length about DHEA. Am now fascinated as this is something I have never heard of, and yet he sounds like he Read more »

adrenal problems

Posted by Anonymous
...I have an adrenal deficiency in the DHEA hormone and am having trouble finding a doctor who is knowledgeable. I do not have HIV but I thought that the same kind of problem might exist in HIV. My immune system is overactive instead of... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm experiencing fatigue and have stopped caffeine months ago to help rid insomnia. Does anyone know any natural remedies which works that I might try? Thanks Read more »