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Increasing Cd4 Count

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Increasing CD4 count naturally

my recieved first lab results and found out my CD4 count is 366. 1 year prior to my diagnosis and 1st labs I became anorexic/bullimic. Since recieving this news I have stopped purging, got on a healthy diet, and began an exercise routine. I do not...
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
...your HIV viral load is. Given the likely stress of an eating disorder on your immune system, you may see a small improvement in CD4 count now. Another set or two of numbers will establish the trend of where you are and provide better information... Read more »

No increase in CD4 count after nearly 2 years of treatment

Diagnosed in May '07 (CD4 442/34%; VL 5,830). After CD4 count dropped to 279/31%; VL 15,000 in... Read more »

how do i increase cd4 count naturally

my cd4 count is 197 and i am not eager to start taking medication. how do i boost it up? Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Can Be Deadly Even Before CD4 Counts Fall, Researchers Say

...world, treatment has generally begun only when the count falls to 200. UNAIDS recently adopted a strategy of initiating ARVs when CD4 counts reach 350 or lower. The study focused on ART-naive HIV patients with at least one CD4 count greater... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Examines HIV-Positive Patients' Death Risk at CD4 Counts Above 350

...for continuing studies to examine the risks and benefits of starting antiretroviral therapy, or ART, for patients with high CD4 cell counts," HealthDay News reports. "For this study, researchers examined data from 40,830 HIV patients, aged... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Viral Load and T-Cell (CD4) Counts: Why They Matter

...cells per CUBIC MILLIMETER of blood (a cubic millimeter is a very small amount, roughly one small drop). What Does HIV Do to CD4 Counts? HIV attacks CD4 cells, and as time goes by people with HIV often see their CD4 counts drop. The lower your... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Dietary Supplement Selenium Reduces HIV Viral Load, Increases CD4+ T Cell Count, Study Says

The dietary supplement selenium can reduce HIV viral loads and increase CD4+ T cell counts in HIV-positive people, according to a study published in the Jan. 22 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine , the Los Angeles Times reports (Chong,... Read more »
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How to increase CD4 Count?

Posted by Just_Joe, 2 Replies
...I have had HIV since November 2008 and 3-4 months later am undetectable with CD4 Count in the 200's but my last CD4 count in January 2010 is in the 300's. My doc said my ratio looks good as far as my CD4 count goes 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 Read more »

Just Diagnosed With a CD4 Count of 5

Posted by thespoonybard, 1 Reply
...to admit me to ICU. On January 25th, 2009 I was diagnosed as HIV positive and classified an AIDS patient. They told me my CD4 count was 5. I was floored. It felt like my mind was trying to escape from my body to run away from this. Even... Read more »

CD4 Count 540, but negative?

Posted by yoshimi2, 1 Reply
...physchatrist. it is just that i feel as if i have hiv. i have never felt like this before. I feel tired,depressed, weak, ill, and my CD4 count is only 540. Read more »