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Hiv And Heavy Metal Toxicity

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I am HIV positive since 4 years. when I diagnosed positive, my CD4 count was 49 and weight was 35 kgs. Since then I am on ayurveda treatment and triomune 30 mg. Now my weight is 55 kgs and i do not have any other symptoms of hiv except i do get...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...That can occur rarely with Triomune-side effects from ayurveda depend on what ingredients are used (there have been cases of heavy metal poisoning/toxicity in some cases). Switch options may not be available where you live but efavirenz for... Read more »

non toxic hiv meds ??

why are hiv meds so TOXIC????I dont understand if you have a poor immune system why would you want... Read more »

why are hiv meds so toxic

Hi Keith, l have been on hiv meds for 8 years and feel like so so but have developed to many side... Read more »
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The Dangers of Mitochondrial Toxicity: An Update From the 1st International Workshop on HIV & Aging

...nucleoside analog class of antiretrovirals, which includes Retrovir (zidovudine, AZT) and Zerit (stavudine, d4T), cause mitochondrial toxicity that is associated with subcutaneous fat loss (lipoatrophy), muscle weakness (myopathy), and possibly... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About Crystal Methamphetamine

...manufactured in makeshift labs by people who do not have training in organic chemistry, it often contains harmful chemicals and heavy metals as contaminants. In addition, to increase their profit, many unscrupulous dealers will cut the meth with... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Mitochondrial Toxicity

... What Are Mitochondria? What Is Mitochondrial Toxicity? What Are the Signs of MT? How Do ARVs Cause MT? What's Next? What Are Mitochondria? Mitochondria (my-toe- con' -dree-a) Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Metabolic Toxicities and HIV

...infection, severity of disease, age, degree of immune reconstitution, and possibly gender and race." Where Does Mitochondrial Toxicity Fit In? Dr. Palella also touched on another issue that often comes up in the context of discussions of... Read more »
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A Toxic Combination

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 9 Replies
If my dilemma was: - just dealing with the virus; or - just suffering with the guilt of cheating on my wife; or - just the feelings of rejections by those who said they loved me; or - just the constant blaming, belittlement and bursts of rage... Read more »

DOES ANYONE KNOW IF THIS WORKS????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...reduced to near 0. People with or without herpes can live free from fear of herpes. Is your product free of pesticides and heavy metals? Yes. Our anti-viral extracts come from pesticide free organic products. In addition all extracts are... Read more »

HIV is not for sissies

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...spinal fluid. The result of this low level infection is that year on year your brain and nervous system are exposed to the toxic effects of HIV. This low level infection in my case led over 25 years to debilitating cognitive and behavior... Read more »

Toxicity: Your Experiences

Posted by Anonymous
...might be available in a new study on a once daily dosing schedule. My question is, what do u think about drug side effects/toxicity over the long term? Does anyone do a combo like this? Read more »