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Nutrition For Neuropathy

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Can nutrition and exercise help improve HIV-related neuropathy?

Some background about me: I was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in April of this year, a late-stage diagnosis with CD4 <50. My count is still <50 but I have recently started Atripla. In the past 2 months I have also been treated for PCP and subsequently...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...removed from therapy. But in some cases, it does not. It is impossible to predict who will have improvements.I do not know of any nutritional considerations to improve PN, but two small studies using Acetyl-L-Carnitine supplements seemed to... Read more »

Neuropathy with Truvada and Kaletra with 13 years of being positive?

I have a question regarding my medications and my hiv. I have been HIV positive for over 13 years... Read more »

Peripheral neuropathy

I have been positive since 1985 I had Toxo in 97 and started taking meds.. due to side effects I... Read more »
Articles
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...currently associated with DSPN include older age, lower nadir (lowest-ever) CD4 cell count (especially if less than 50 cells/mm 3 ), nutritional deficiencies, diabetes, concurrent use of neurotoxic drugs, heavy alcohol use, and low epidermal... Read more »
Project Inform

Peripheral Neuropathy

...history of PN, higher viral load, CD4 count below 100, an AIDS-defining condition, use of drugs that damage nerves, diabetes, poor nutrition, and heavy use of alcohol. Peripheral neuropathy more often appears in later stage HIV disease. Men and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

... What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? How Is PN Diagnosed? How Is It Treated? Other Resources The Bottom Line What Is Peripheral Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support Read more »
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Neuropathy and Nutrition

Posted by Anonymous
...tremedous relief. My neruologist said my attenuation tests show "healing of the nerves." Is anyone else having any success with nutritional intervention for side effects? Read more »

Puzzled

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Would PN at 11 weeks after infection be fairly inconsistant? What I am experiencing started a few days ago and began with tingling feet and arms (not hands). All limbs had pins and needles later that night, at the same time. Since then I have had... Read more »

chili pepper good for neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I read that peppers are good for neuropathy, are there any other things that help with it, it is bad in my heels of my feet and legs. Read more »

What is neuropathy pain?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
...Can someone describe what is neuropathy pain? Read more »