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Peripheral Neuropathy

Introduction What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes It? Who Is at Risk? What Are the Symptoms? How Is It Diagnosed? How Do You Prevent It? How Do You Treat It? Concerns for People Over 50 What Can Help to Ask About at a Doctor's Visit? Access to Meds Research The Bottom Line Introduction Some people living with HIV will develop a disease of the nerves called peripheral neuropathy , or PN. It's a common ...
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Wide Spread Pain and Neuropathy

Dear Dr.I am experiencing wide-spread pain (mostly neuropathy in my limbs and the base of my skull in the back of my head). It feels as though I was just hit in the back of the head with a baseball bat or something hard as it's numbing and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello BPS,It's unfortunate that you are not communicating well or able to work cooperatively with your PCP. Is there any option to switch to someone with whom you could work more closely? You should be under the care of an HIV specialist... Read more »

Cleanse Herbs

What cleanse herb can I take with Atripla...
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 advise strongly against using any cleansing herbs. They can be toxic and there is no such a thing as cleansing. No interaction data is available between HIV medications and herbs.If you want to cleanse, drink water through the day, eat a clean... Read more »

Herbes & Vitamines - Pre Hiv Meds

Let me begin by saying thank you very much for all the great work you people do - Thank you!I was diagnosed positive in January 2006 (most likely infected in September 2006 in serious car accident)I have not yet began any HIV medication. I have been...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Michael-Thanks for your post and kind words.It seems to me that you're taking an awful amount of supplements. I can't tell you if they will be of any benefit in the long run (since many of my patients tried mega vitamins and supplements... Read more »

So what the hell is a "healthy diet" anyway...

I tried to get an specific answer from my doctor and the best he could do is say "Oh, you know, eat healthy stuff." WTF??????Help....Geno...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Geno,". . . Eat healthy stuff . . . ." Hmm . . . apparently your doctor needs a refresher course on basic nutrition. I'll reprint below some information about nutrition as it relates to HIV. In addition, here are some very basic... Read more »
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Neuropathy and Nutrition

Posted by Anonymous
I have been using a combination of "Chinese Herbs" to treat Peripheral Neuropathy and had some tremedous relief. My neruologist said my attenuation tests show "healing of the nerves." Is anyone else having any success with nutritional intervention... Read more »

herbs!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
A few months ago , I saw on this board an entry from a guy called Chris regarding some Chinese Herbs.

He said he took Chinese Herbs (hepatic disease and Shousaikotou)and an Agaricus mushroom in Brazil and it boosted his CD4 and decreased VL.

I am... Read more »

herbs

Posted by Anonymous
can anyone share some insight on personal experiences with herbs to offset the side effects related to hiv therapy?They are so widely used in Europe, yet most American doctors warn to stay away. I'm not talking about farout stuff,just what you can... Read more »

ME AND "HERB" ON "MOTHER`S DAY

Posted by POZGAL43
GOOD EVENING TO ALL MY READERS AND FOLLOWERS I`AM ABOUT TO TELL YA`LL HOW ME AND "HERB" SPEND OUR MOTHER`S DAY TOGETHER.BUT FIRST LET ME TELL YA`LL WHAT KIND OF MOTHER THAT MAKES A MOTHER`S DAY FOR A HIV-POSITIVE CHILD. FIRST NO ONE HAS TO TELL ME... Read more »