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Hiv And Vitamins

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HIV and vitamins

Hi i contracted hiv about a year ago...and im currently on viral load is low...basically i wanna know is it okay to take antioxicants with the meds, to better improve my health and is it okay to take a safe compound to help me build...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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...boosting supplements, protein supplements and creatine. Let me know if this satisfies your need, pleaseNelson Creatine and HIV Immune Booster Data Protein Powders for Increasing Muscle Read more »

hiv+ and vitamins

hi,i was diagnosed in jan18th 08 of having hiv-1,caught from my partner who took ill with TB.i am... Read more »

HIV test and vitamin C interaction

I have had a risky relation in feb 2009 and have been taking 1000 mg (1g)of Vitamin C almost... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vitamin A Hikes HIV Loads in Breast Milk

...controlled trial of 1,078 HIV-positive women who received either: vitamin A (5,000 IU) and beta-carotene (30 mg); B-complex vitamins and vitamins C and E; a multivitamin and vitamin A; or placebo. In a group of 594 women, the proportion of... Read more »
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High-Dose Vitamin D Supplementation in HIV-Infected Men Safe in Small Study

...unfortunately a constraint. We would have loved to be able to prescribe it. So it could be varying doses. Because not all vitamins have what they are supposed to have. It's an unregulated business. That's absolutely true. We recommended that... Read more »
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Hormonal Contraceptives Increase HIV Risk; Vitamin A Levels Unrelated to Viral Load

...a result of high HIV viral load and advanced disease rather than a cause. In a parallel study, they randomized women to multivitamins or placebo and found that multivitamins actually increased vaginal shedding of HIV and did not affect the HIV... Read more »
The Body

Studies Highlight Vitamin D Deficiency Prevalence and Possible Risk Factors in People With HIV

...association with any particular HIV drug or drug class. (It also didn't find a link between low vitamin D levels and low bone mineral density, which conflicts with some previous study results -- and suggests that while vitamin D may be an... Read more »
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Multivitamin for HIV pozzzes...

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...I read in an HIV magazine in a study of persons with HIV that those on a mega multivitamin regime had a much higher % had greater longevity and better health than those not taking them (they did have CD4 counts under Read more »

Skin infections and HIV?

Posted by spadude64, 4 Replies
...thigh) for more than a week. As far as my viral load goes, I am undetectable, but how common are skin infections in people with HIV? Should I be seen by a doctor? Any replies will be appreciated. Read more »

Benefits of Vitamins

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is there anyone out there who takes vitamins regularly and has HIV? Which do you take and has there been any proof of its benefits? Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies having this problem that resembles a vitamin deficiency,the problem im having is a sore burning tongue and most recently erection diffuculties,im a 51 yr old white male,my Read more »