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Selenium And Hiv

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Selenium & HCV/HIV Coinfection

How Selenium can influence the course of HCV/HIV Coinfection?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I am not aware of any information that selenium affects the course of HIV/HCV infection.Alcohol is the major issue here. Avoidance of alcohol is recommmended. Patients with HIV/HCV coinfection should have evaluation of HCV RNA and then a liver... Read more »

Selenium is anti-hiv, probuilding immunesystem?

Hi doc. Mark.My question is in the title.A few times I read this issue in a pseudo-scientific... Read more »

Selenium for HIV?

Hi, I've recently been diagnosed H.I.V.+ and I was wondering if it's a good idea to take... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Dietary Supplement Selenium Reduces HIV Viral Load, Increases CD4+ T Cell Count, Study Says

The dietary supplement selenium can reduce HIV viral loads and increase CD4+ T cell counts in HIV-positive people, according to a study published in the Jan. 22 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine , the Los Angeles Times reports (Chong, ... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Multivitamin-Selenium Combo May Delay Ill Health, Mortality From AIDS When Antiretrovirals Are Unavailable

This article was reported by Harvard School of Public Health News . Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) News reported on a study of a special multivitamin with selenium that could slow progression to ill health significantly in HIV-positive... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Examination of Inequalities in HIV/AIDS Mortality in the United States From a Fundamental Cause Perspective

In the current study, the researchers assessed changes in socioeconomic status (SES) and black and white inequalities in HIV/AIDS mortality prior to and after the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). Taking a fundamental... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Antioxidants to the Rescue

Both HIV infection and exposure to medicines, including anti-HIV medicines, can affect mitochondria, the parts of a cell that produce energy. Impaired mitochondria produce less energy and so cells do not function properly. At the level of tissues or... Read more »
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Not HIV??BUt Something

Posted by Anonymous
I took My 6 month test today and will get my results back in 2 weeks.After seing my Dr. 9 or 10 times and also others he is finally taking me more serious and running other test for autoimmune diseases like lupus and ruematoid artritis and such... Read more »

Borraron mi post sobre cura

Posted by Anonymous
Han borrado mi post sin ninguna explicacion
sobre posible cura de hiv.

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HIV/AIDS y lean el HIV/AIDS REVERSAL post de Jeffrey123 .

Ahi hay informacion sobre como Selenio y otros amino acidos,
como... Read more »

ALTERNATIVE TREATMENTS

Posted by purdeyp, 3 Replies
Hi everyone,

I'm new to this forum - have been diagnosed with HIV for almost 10 years and not on any treatment. Am keen to keep it for that way as long as possible, so am interested to hear from people who have found alternative therapies -... Read more »

Low-Dose Naltrexone

Posted by renevatio, 1 Reply
Hello all-

I am newly diagnosed, and just getting into the process of researching all about HIV and potential alternative treatments. I am a voracious reader and spend a good bit of time each day reading papers and digging up info on my new internal... Read more »