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How To Improve Cd4 Count

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How do i improve on my CD 4 count?

6 months ago my cd4 count was 951 5days ago i had another test which showed a big drop.The latest CD4 is 521.Am so worried what should i do to improve it.I have been stressed alot of late could this have an effect on my count.Thanks...
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 suspect your CD4% is relatively stable, despite the drop in CD4 count. The CD4% is a more stable number over time. The absolute CD4 count can vary because of time of day, stress, different labs or assays, other ongoing infections, among other... Read more »

what kind of foods should i eat to help arv improve my cd4 count

i found out in july that i am positive and am also 30 weeks pregnant. My cd4 count was 268 but... Read more »

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on meds since Oct 2008, current CD4 count hovering around 350+ what help can u give me to help... Read more »
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IMPROVE CD4 COUNT

Posted by athleticoutdoors, 1 Reply
My CD4 count has steadily incresed over 100 per month. I was at 600 and today over 864. I drink green tea fraps with soy milk and protein almost daily. No sweetners. Try it you may be surprised. Thanks and God bless. Read more »

improving cd4 counts

Posted by terrrrrry2003, 2 Replies
Hi There everybody travelling on the positive train. I've been + for ten years now and been on meds for 4 years and then off them again for over three now ( with doctors approval ). As we all know, the bottom line is when the doc says " I think its... Read more »

Newly diagnosed, but CD4 counts is only 60!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I have been unwell since this spring. After a series of lymph nodes problem, I went to have myself tested. Three weeks ago I learned that I was positive. Last week had my first HIV doctor appointment and did some blood works. Today I found out that... Read more »

Increase your CD4 count

Posted by prana, 2 Replies
Breathing will help increase your CD4 count. The body needs extra oxygen in the blood to fight disease. To help the body do the breathing exercises.Keep a note of your CD4 count each time you do a test. Also the body will generally feel better. You... Read more »