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Natural Remedy For Foot Neuropathy

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Natural remedies? Not on meds yet....

Posted by cassiusp, 8 Replies
Not yet on meds, still have a decent T cell count. Started taking Korean Ginseng. NAC, ST Johns Wort and Lysine (collagen, I am a little paranoid about wrinkles :) ) and a good multivit. Oh and plan to start breathing meditations with my BF (he... Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by ScotCharles, 7 Replies
I have developed very bad neuropathy in my left foot that makes it difficult to walk without a cane. Several times recently, I have lost all strength on the left side of my body. My hands are cramped and painful, making shaking hands a wrenching... Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous
I had very painful neuropathy in my legs and my feet burned like I was walking on hot coals. I stopped taking the D4T and I read about a natural amino acid called Acetyl-L Carnitine (1,000mg per day) and to my surprise it worked right away. I... Read more »

Neuropathy?

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
I am experiencing a lot of frightening symptoms just now. In early August this year, I lost substantial strength in the left side of my body. I could walk with a pronounced limp, but I could not lift anything heavier than a pencil with my left... Read more »

Neuropathy?

Posted by golfguy, 3 Replies
Hi,

I posted before and have really been trying to calm my anxiety....but it's really getting bad.

I'm about 6 weeks post exposure and had a negative ELISA at 5 weeks post exposure.

However, over the last 24 hours I've developed a significant... Read more »
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natural remedies?

Does anyone know of some natural remedies/herbs etc... which helps in HIV treatment?...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
This has been a question from the beginning of the epidemic. We have tried many nutritional and herbal therapies without clear benefit. What we do know is that maintaining good nutrition and lean body mass is a definite benefit to help maintain... Read more »

natural remedies for Genital Herpes

Dear SIr, First of all thanks for ur prompt answer of my last query and i also wanna know the natural remedies for Genital Herpes. how can i remove it for always. waiting for your reply.....till than have an awesome day...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello Robert and thanks for posting.First, HSV is not curable. Unfortunately, even without symptoms, the virus lays dormant in the cells of your nervous system, with the potential to reactivate and cause lesions.Second, there is no "natural... Read more »

Natural remedies to lower viral load?

Dear Doctor, I am currently making a short film about HIV/AIDs. I am going to be entering my film into a contest through the Red Cross. I wanted to know if there are natural ways to reduce one's viral load. Has physical activity,...
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
Those modalities certainly improve overall well being, but to my knowledge have not been shown to reduce viral load.... Read more »

natural remedies for curing nail fungus

Are there any foods or drinks that I can consume that may help cure my nail fungus, while I try the tea tree oil. I have tried a drug prescribed by my doctor and had to stop the treatment because of an allergic reaction (rash). I am open to any...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
Dear Effie,I am probably not as well informed as I should be about non traditional treatments, but I don't know of any that work for nail fungus. It is a very difficult problem, even with standard treatment.You say you had an allergic reaction... Read more »
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