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Hiv And Herbal Medicine

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Chinese Herbalism

Chinese herbs are prescribed to correct energy imbalances. You might feel better, or symptoms might disappear, but the best way to know if it's time to stop or change the herbs you are taking is to consult with your herbalist. What Are the Side Effects? Most herbs used in Chinese medicine are safe at a wide range of dosages. However, some may not be safe or manufactured carefully. For example, in 2003 the FDA banned products including the...
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i heard a story about herbal remedy for HIV. one HIV positive friend told me his virus was totally removed form blood after take one herbal formula for 1 year. he said the name is "HIVision", but i can not find it. that friend is now back...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Sorry, haven't heard of it. Perhaps there is another name for it?... Read more »

Antioxidants and natural medicine (herbal)

My friend was infected with HIV few months ago. She has not started her Western medicine yet and waiting for the second CD4 and viral load tests, which will be very soon. Till then she is taking herbal medicine, antioxidants (like pomegranate...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Thank you for writing. Many persons on HIV medications also take supplemental remedies, but it is very important to discuss these with your physician. Some, such as St. John's Wort, interact in a potentially dangerous way with... Read more »

Herbal Side Effects and Medicines JB

I am HIV positive and on Sustiva, Epivir, Zerit, and Ziagen. I have a T-cell count of 1008 and a viral load of 337 that has remained relatively stable over the last several months (about 5 months now). I did a lot of research on various supplements...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
As you are well aware, many persons living with HIV infection pursue complementary treatment with herbal medications and vitamins. For many of these medications, the full effects, including HIV activity, drug interactions, and side effects, have... Read more »

HIV - Herbal treatment...

Hi doctor,Im a General medicine doctor. I took the test on october 2002, as routine tests and found HIV positive on three differents time period. I didnt have so much syntoms that suggested HIV infections except, a lost weight of 20 pounds in 6...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I am not aware of a documented cure, with traditional or any other alternative treatment. There have also not been any controlled studies looking at the potential interactions between current HIV meds and aryuvedic treatment. So, although not... Read more »
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Thai Herbal Medicine

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Progress to Date: Thai Herbal Medicine has its own factory on the outskirts of Bangkok, which has been constructed to the highest prevailing standards required for manufacturing pharmaceuticals. The factory began operations in March 2001. We are now... Read more »

Herbal HIV Suppressant

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Just to let you know ! I know of a company in Thailand that has an Herbal HIV Suppressant that has been clinically tested and proven to reduce the viral count by TWO THIRDS. It has been around for ten years PLEASE check it out at ... Read more »

herbal medecine is beating Aids

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Tahitian Noni (Herbal juice) and Atripla

Posted by dmdprman
Doctor told me to stop drinking Tahitian Noni juice. I have 3 boxes full of it. Super expensive drink. What to do? does anyone else take herbal drinks or meds while taking meds for HIV at the same time? What have you heard? Read more »