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Hiv Hormones

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Tribulus to boost hormons for hiv +

Hey Nelson, keep up the great work you do for us hivers man.... l am on travada and viremune once daily... l also take trib-650 tribulus terrestris extract 2 tabs... also omega3 fish oil tabs and echinacea tabs....please tell me if this is a good...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
I am not convinced about tribulus use to increase testosterone without a prescription. One study showed that it worked in primates, rabbits and rats :http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18068966 and another found that it did not work at all :... Read more »

Melatonin and HIV testing results?? Hormones??

Hi I have been an avid user of melatonin for over 3 years taking around 3-5 mg a night...im just... Read more »

HGH and HIV Meds/HIV (HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE)

Dr. Bob, Are there negetive effects of using HGH with my HIV and meds? I have chronic disk issues... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV and Hormones

...variety of medical conditions. Diseases such as HIV that affect the whole body can interfere with proper endocrine function, and hormones, in turn, can affect HIV disease progression. The Endocrine System While exocrine (e.g., sweat,... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Women and HIV: Hormonal Contraception for HIV Positive Women

...affect how the body metabolizes other drugs, including hormonal contraceptives. Many types of drugs, including antiretrovirals and hormones, are processed by enzymes in the liver known as the CYP450 system. If a drug induces (speeds up) the... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Transgender People, Hormonal Therapy and HIV Treatment Interaction

...a giant question mark. "Nobody knew what we were taking," said Dzubilo, "so how do they know what's happening with HIV meds and hormones?" For Dr. Robert Garofalo of Northwest University in Chicago, "interactions between hormones and HIV... Read more »
The Body PRO

Hormonal Contraception Use Has No Impact on HIV Disease Progression, Large Cohort Analysis Finds

...University of Alabama at Birmingham discusses a multi-country cohort study exploring the impact of hormonal contraception on HIV disease progression. After the discussion, there will be a series of questions and answers. Elizabeth Stringer: ... Read more »
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Woman living with AIDS for 28 years.

Posted by kymisme, 4 Replies
...Hello, I was born a premature baby, in 1982. I recieved a blood transfusion and got AIDS. I have 4 kids who are all negative. This is not a means to stop living your life, you can still have kids, you can live normally..Im Read more »

Patients with concomitant HIV and CVID

Posted by Impossible
...Here's a short power point presentation www.mcgill.ca/files/microimm/Sun_IHI.ppt One of their patients who has HIV after going on HAART or ART saw there immunoglobulin levels greatly decrease indicating somehow HIV was masking their... Read more »

hiv AND having a hysterestomy

Posted by debfree, 2 Replies
...I would like to know is there anyone out there that has had a hysterectomy with hiv. Is it safe and how are you doing now Read more »

crazy question - hormones of pregnancy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello, I am an hiv negative wife of a positive man. We found out he was positive when I was 3 months pregant and found he when he was converting. Read more »