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Hiv And Epilepsy

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hiv, aids, toxoplasmosis, epilepsy

Hello dear doctor and thank you very much for your answers here!I have hiv for about 6 years now, got diagnosed in august last year.I got toxoplasmosis in february this year and having epileptical attacks time to time.At the moment I'm taking...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...on brain scan). Exercise with common sense is usually fine. No natural products have been proven effective to fight toxo or HIV. A good multivitamin with minerals is often helpful. KH Read more »

Epilepsy and HIV: are the two DIRECTLY related?

...disorder/epilepsy. Is there a direct relation between HIV and epilepsy? Most of my clients are... Read more »

Epilepsy and HIV

I have a friend who is hiv positive and has epilepsy. He has been told that he can not take the... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...unproven treatments may be harmless, but others can be dangerous. For example, one brand of "Brain Wave Synchronizer" caused epileptic seizures. Be careful when you choose treatments for HIV disease. This fact sheet will help you evaluate... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Lopinavir + Ritonavir (Kaletra)

...some protease inhibitors. Do not take it with Kaletra. Kaletra lowers blood levels of lamotrigine , a drug used to treat epilepsy and neuropathy. A higher dose of lamotrigine may be required. Kaletra raises blood levels of midazolam (Versed)... Read more »
The Well Project

How to Read a Package Insert

...questions in your mind, contact your doctor or nurse for an explanation. This article was adapted from an article from the Epilepsy Therapy Development Project . Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...neurodevelopmental conditions [including disorders of the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerve, and muscle such as cerebral palsy, epilepsy (seizure disorders), stroke, intellectual disability (mental retardation), moderate to severe... Read more »
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New Hope for HIV Eradication

Posted by Mondo, 4 Replies
...issue of Retrovirology. The latest research expands on the mixed results of earlier studies of valproic acid (Depakote), an epilepsy treatment that demonstrated potential as a method of purging HIV from its cellular hiding places. Read more »

New Hope for HIV Eradication

Posted by Mondo, 4 Replies
...issue of Retrovirology. The latest research expands on the mixed results of earlier studies of valproic acid (Depakote), an epilepsy treatment that demonstrated potential as a method of purging HIV from its cellular hiding places. Read more »

aids related dimentia..

Posted by AIDS2HIV, 1 Reply
...receive either 250 milligrams of valproic acid, or placebo, twice daily. Valproic acid is commonly used to prevent seizures in epilepsy patients. "This shows that a common, inexpensive drug gets into the brain, and may, in fact, have a real... Read more »

Myelopathy

Posted by Kipling
...I was diagnosed with full blown Aids in April 2000, before being dignosed I was misdiagnosed with epilepsy, I was having sezuires before & then later became sick, thats when the HIV AIDS came in. I also sufferd from dementia during Read more »