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Probiotics That Destroy Hiv

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The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...something more serious. You can also use the following tips to manage symptoms and keep your gut as healthy as possible: Keep your bowel movements regular: you can try over-the-counter products such as Citrucel or Metamucil Probiotics or "good" bacteria like lactobacillus (found in yogurt and acidophilus capsules) may help improve your intestinal environment Drink lots of water Eat high-fiber foods (whole grain rice, bread, oats,...
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A TRUE CURE?

HAVE ANY OF YOU HEARD ABOUT PROBIOTICS AND POSSIBLY THE RESULT OF CURING IT FOR GOOD? ANY LIGHT ON HE SUBJECT PLEASE? THANKS<
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Probiotics are neither a treatment, nor cure for HIV. BY Read more »

Diarrhea

Hi Nelson. i am on atripla for two years. CD4 count 500, viral load undetectable for the past two years. the problem which i had was with diarrhea, until i started taking a probiotic pill each day and one spoonfull of glutamine powder each day after...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...with it.I wish we had a research on the use of glutamine with or without pre (polysaccharides that feed the friendly bugs) and probiotics (a blend of friendly bacteria that help metabolize food and generate B vitamins) on diarrhea and immune... Read more »

Side effects from Combivir

My partner is on 28 days of combivir after exposure to blood of a person whose HIV status is unknown. He is experiencing pretty intense nausea from the meds, as to be expected. They told him to eat a lot of yogurt. In this instance, why are they...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Combivir can cause stomach cramps and nausea. Anti nausea meds like compazine or reglan can decrease the symptoms for some patients. I haven't seen data clearly proving that probiotic foods help GI symptoms from Combivir. If any reader is aware of... Read more »

Radiations to destroy HIV in reservoirs?

If radiations would target directly the cells where HIV latently hides is there a possibilty the virus could be destroyed like cancers? A study suggested that with the help of nanotecnology antibodies could be carried with radioactivity in order to...
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
...Yes radiation could kill HIV infected cells. The strategy you cite might be possible if it could be designed to not kill other bystander uninfected cells Read more »
Articles
The Body

A "Cultured" Response to HIV: Probiotics in Yogurt Could Hold Keys to Optimal Gut Health in HIVers

...healthy bacteria in the gut, allowing "bad" bacteria and fungi to flourish there. Several recent studies have suggested that probiotics -- the "friendly bacteria" that turn milk into yogurt and also provide health benefits when eaten -- can help... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses 4 and Deaths At some point in life, 1 in 36 Hispanic/Latino men will be diagnosed with... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

VL decreasing w/out meds

Posted by mscaramelle, 1 Reply
...have a viral load decrease without being prescribed any medication. Has this happened to anyone before?? I decided to try the probiotics after reading alot of material and suspecting that the virus originates in the intestines (colon), not the... Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

Diarrhea/HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I live in Los Angeles and has HIV since 1982, I've had diarrhea for three weeks and got on a vitamin supplement with herbs, probiotics,colon cleanser, vitamins, minerals, anti-oxidents and enzymes. My diarrhea went away in one and a half days and... Read more »