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Neuropathy And Fish Oil

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Peripheral Neuropathy

Magnets : A recent study found that socks containing magnets relieved diabetic neuropathy in most cases. However, they were less effective for foot pain due to other causes. Other Resources More information on PN is available from The NeuropathyAssociation at www.neuropathy.org and in the book Numb Toes and Aching Soles: Coping With PeripheralNeuropathy , by John A. Senneff. The Bottom Line Peripheral neuropathy is a disease of the...
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fish oil?

I'm on Sustiva and Combivir and was wondering if fish oil supplements would have an adverse affect on my meds? I know garlic can lower the sustiva in your system. I'd like to take the fish oil to help lower my blood pressure.thank...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
There is absolutely no problem with you starting on fish oil, in terms of an interaction with your medications or in any other respect. I would, however, expect it to be of more benefit for your cholesterol and triglycerides rather than your blood... Read more »

fish oils

You recently reccomended Megabrite.com as fish oils which are packaged in nitrogen and do not promote burping. I cannot find any info on this product. Can you provide more information soI can locate this product? Thanks...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
My apologies!It is OMEGABRITE.com NOT Megabrite.com !I hated taking Omega 3 supplements until I read about this product. By the way, a dietitian friend of mine told me that freezing any omega 3 supplements will reduce the fish burping... Read more »

Sustiva and Truvada interactions with fish oil and antioxidant

i took fish oil today and and antioxidant pill and experienced red non itchy bumbs where i had shaved on my chest is this due to the possibble interaction with sustiva and trruvada...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
To my knowledge a significant interaction should not be expected betwen fish oil/anti-oxidants and Sustiva/Truvada. KH... Read more »

Fish oil for high tryclericides

There were two new studies about fish oil. One from Japan in lancet and the other a French study. I know you also did a study. I'm trying to figure out if I should start taking fish oil and how much. The French study I think had patients on 2...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Fish oil can reduce triglyceride levels in HIV+ folk. The higher the dose, the greater the effect. The problem is that dosing of fish oil is not completely straightforward. There are two components of fish oil that need to be added when looking... Read more »
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Coconut Oil

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Have any of you heard about virgin coconut oil. I was reading a book on it because I'm taking it for another issue and I found mention of it actually being used in Hiv / Aids Research. This book says that it is able to slow down the progression and... Read more »

Virgin Coconut Oil

Posted by garcia, 2 Replies
Hi all,

Stumbled across some new and promising developments on the subject of Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO) which my father put me on to.
Being the skeptic that I am, I'm not about to jump onto any bandwagons, but I thought it might be an idea to spread... Read more »

For Anon One, oil and condoms

Posted by jambo, 1 Reply
Anon One

your response to my earlier post was reassuring, but i am now coming across a number of experts saying that oil causes microscopic tears and holes in condoms, which are not visible to the eye.

what should i make of this.
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oil lube or maybe not

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i had sex with a pro we used a condom but I dont know if the lube weas oil or water based. i asked her and she said is was her homemade lube That freaked me out. I tested negative at 8 weeks, and i did wear a condom, im worried that the condom could... Read more »