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Hiv Benefit Steroids

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HIV and Steriods???Will this Help

Helloo,I am a professional Wrestler. At a show this weekend a few guys were talking about taking steroids and the benefits. One guy brought up that Steriods help in decreasing the viral load and helping T Cells. I am HIV + and have never heard of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...underlying condition (cancer, etc.). That said, we do use steroids for treatment of certain specific HIV-related conditions that benefit from the anti-inflammatory effects of these drugs; severe Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, for example.Bottom... Read more »

regarding steroids

Hi Vergel!Not so long ago I asked you a question regarding use of hormones/steroids etc. You... Read more »

Why do some docs prescribe steroids freely and others don't?

Hi Dr. HenryI've been HIV poz for 4 years now and healthy on Truvada and Intelence. I have... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

DHEA

... What Is DHEA? What Are the Benefits of DHEA? Why Do People With HIV Use DHEA? How Is DHEA Used? What Are the Side Effects? How Does DHEA Interact With Other Therapies? How Do We Know Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...replacement therapy (HRT) in order to replace the estrogen lost during menopause. As with any therapy, HRT has its risks and benefits. It is very important for you to discuss with your doctor all the potential risks and benefits of HRT before you... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Lexiva

... Common Name: fos-amprenavir calcium Brand name: Lexiva Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: For people on a PI for the first time: two 700 mg tablets with either one 100 mg Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...did not decreasevisceral fat. In fact, visceral fat increased and lipoatrophy in the arms andlegs increased as well. Anabolic Steroids Oxandrin is an anabolic steroid that is taken by mouth. In a small study, itdecreased visceral fat. But, LDL... Read more »
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Beware people pushing "Aloe Vera" for HIV !

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 3 Replies
...Anybody can post here. And some people are here to try and make money out of us by offering to share with us magical cures for HIV/AIDS. I have just received yet another email from a Peter Dijkstra, in Africa, who says that he is a "Life Skills... Read more »

are you Canadian and have HIV/AIDS?

Posted by Scott_W
...relevant source (to Canadians) of information. I'm hoping this will eventually become just that. For example: did you know that benefits, coverage, and attitudes on treatment vary radically from province to province? Take the use anabolic... Read more »

are you Canadian and have HIV/AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous
...coverage, and attitudes on treatment vary radically from province to province? Take the use anabolic steroids in the treatment of HIV. Pretty easy to get if you are living in B.C. Damn near mission impossible here in Alberta. I'm hoping the... Read more »

"Built to Survive" Supporters

Posted by Anonymous
...importance of body mass to help with survival when an episode of sickness has occurred. I know about he use of steroids and their benefits, but most doctors do not have the same insight and knowledge as the authors of this book. Please, if... Read more »