Reversing Neuropathy With Herbs
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,D4T-induced distal sensory neuropathy is indeed annoying! (I have it as well.) We don't have a quick (or even slow) fix for this side effect/toxicity yet. I'll repost below a link to a recent article which provides information about... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineThe meds in Atripla have a low rate of peripheral neuropathy associated with them so my confidence that the neuropathy will reverse if switched around is not high but it can happen. Rarely one of the components (such as FTC) can exacerbate... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineNeuropathy in the feet/toes in the setting of stavudine treatment is usually reversible if the stavudine is stopped before it gets too severe (there are other causes of neuropathy so a good history and physical examination is recommended). Do you... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineThe good news is that the body can adjust to not being exposed to the nukes. As you mentioned, sometimes the neuropathy caused by the nukes gets worse for a while when they are stopped. Often, the neuropathy will get better but not always. The... Read more »
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Posted by AnonymousI 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesA 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 »
Posted by Anonymouscan 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 »
Posted by POZGAL43GOOD 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 »
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