Hiv And Protease Enzyme
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The Cutting EdgeThere are many "proteases" in foods, your intestine, and supplements. It is a catch-all category of enzymes that break apart proteins. In this case, your papaya supplement has these enzymes that have an effect to break apart dietary... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESSteve in DC, thanks for your post.Humanities aside, the proteases that you're talking about are different than HIV protease. Indeed, there are many different proteases out there.While I'm not a huge fan of supplement pills (I favor eating... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineWhat you are describing is a combination of enzymes produced by the pancrease to facilitate digestion and absorption of food from the gut. If there is pancreatic insufficiency then those enzymes are given in pill form and that is often helpful. I... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI was wondering if when you donate plasma and they test your enzyme levels in your liver and stuff does it have to do with hiv.I'm wondering becuase i was told my enzyme levels were low when they tested my plasma and they needed to take 2 tubes of... Read more »
Posted by steelah343, 1 ReplyI just recently had an HIV test for the first time. I'm currently waiting results.
The impetus for the test was an increase in liver enzyme levels, which my doctor tells me have doubled (from 20s to 40s) in the past two years.
Again, I'm not certain... Read more »
Posted by Mark100, 1 ReplyHey guys I just have a question regarding elevated liver enzymes. I contracted hiv in early December of last year and ever since my liver enzymes have been elevated. I don't drink except the occasional drink on the weekends, I don't smoke or do... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesI have known about my HIV+ status now for 6 years, and God has blessed me with continued good health. I have accessed all the major medications, plus vitamins to help fight the disease. Once I started taking the new protease inhibitors, I started... Read more »
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