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Selenium Supplementation In HIV ARV Treatment

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selenium supplement.

Dr. ...am on odimune (arvs) 7mnths now can i take selenium supplements....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.There's no particular reason why you couldn't take selenium supplements with your HIV medications. Indeed a recent study suggests that in a low income African country (presumably a place where malnutrition was... Read more »

Selenium

Greetings!Doc BY,I am already on ARV I would like to ask if SELENIUM (I take selenium daily) wont... Read more »

Selenium-Brazil Nut

Doc,the question is this,how many nut can we consume a day to avoid causing toxis situations to the... 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 »
HIV i-Base

Treatment Is Prevention: ARV Treatment in HPTN-052 Reduces Transmission by at Least 96%: Single Transmission in Treatment Arm Occurred Prior to Viral Suppression

Four of the six oral presentations in the "Treatment is prevention: the proof is here" session reported on the results from HPTN 052. 1 This study had been unblinded four years earlier than planned due to a review by the data and safety monitoring... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Blog: Increase "Efficiency and Effectiveness" to Expand Global ARV Supply

"Increased funding is necessary to expand access to [HIV] treatment, but it is not the only solution. Access can also be expanded by improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the global ARV supply chains, which has many moving parts and many... Read more »
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"Positive living" eclipsed by ARV (Antiretroviral

Posted by bradford, 1 Reply
"Positive living" eclipsed by ARV (Antiretroviral) drive

Originally, it seemingly appeared that anyone infected with HIV would progress to disease and die. This has long since been realized to no longer be true. We have individuals all over the... Read more »

dr jon kaiser alternative/supplemental treatment

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hey I'm looking for people who are trying"aggresive alt therapy "has anyone read this guys books,healingHIV and another.my wife is pos and we're so excited by his approach
I'd love to connect with anyone who's "actually'tried his approach Read more »

Pre-med vitamins and nutritional supplements

Posted by DC23, 5 Replies
Hello,
I'm newly positive, and I don't yet require any meds. (My viral load is low, and my T-cells are high.) I was wondering if anyone had any advice on preventative measures to take now that I'm early in my HIV infection. Does anyone recommend... Read more »

When does a person start taking ARV meds?

Posted by Carrie, 5 Replies
My boyfriends CD4 count is over 1100 and his Viral count is under 400. From my own researching, this appears to still be ok (considering the circumstances of course). He said though that today at the dr they want to start him on antiretroviral... Read more »