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Should I Take Multivitamin If I Have Aids

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I am about to start atripla, and I am scared to continue taking my multi-vitamin/ multi-mineral

I am starting atripla therapy and i read that St. Johns wort is a no no. That being said, I am very active and exercise a lot. I have been taking a multi vitamin/ multi-mineral vitamin pack from produced by GNC for active men. Is it safe to continue...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...So far , B vitamins and minerals have not been found to interact with HIV medications, so I would not be too concerned and still take your multivitamin with Read more »

Vitamin supplementation and HIV

Hi Nelson, I am finishing a research trial and currently amd taking Truvada and either TMC278 or... Read more »

Does daily multivitamins supplyments give incorrect HIV test result?

Dear Doc,I actually tested negative both at 9 weeks and 13 weeks after exposure. But lately I read... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Miners Face Huge HIV/AIDS Challenge

... HIV/AIDS is tearing through South Africa's mining sector, which contributes around 6.6 percent of the country's gross domestic product. Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vitamins and Minerals

... Why Are Vitamins and Minerals Important? What Are Antioxidants? How Much Do I Need? Which Nutrients Are Important? What About Other Supplements? Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...processed vegetable oils (hydrogenated fats), deep-fried foods, and fatty meats Be Cautious With Supplements Take a multivitamin with antioxidants Do not take high doses of vitamin A or carotenoids (beta-carotene) if you have liver... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Up to 30 Percent of South African Miners Have HIV/AIDS: Minister

... Up to 30 percent of South African miners are HIV-infected, the country's Mineral and Energy Minister said Thursday. "Individual mines have done prevalence studies and the results are not readily available Read more »
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Multivitamin for HIV pozzzes...

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...I read in an HIV magazine in a study of persons with HIV that those on a mega multivitamin regime had a much higher % had greater longevity and better health than those not taking them (they did have CD4 counts under Read more »

Can you over do it

Posted by soimnotalone, 5 Replies
...this is annother question I asked "the experts" multi-vitamins I think are made with healty people in mind...should we (i am advanced aids) be doubling up on the vitamin intake--taking a Read more »

About the denialists

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...absurdly claims that H.I.V. cannot be transmitted between heterosexuals. Mr. Rasnick now works in South Africa for a multinational vitamin company, the Rath Foundation, conducting clinical trials in which AIDS patients are encouraged to take... Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous be totally wrong. Beriberi, pellagra and scurvy were not caused by a transmissible agent but were all caused by a shared vitamin deficiency. Similarly: 'AIDS' is not caused by a transmissible agent ('HIV') but by exposure to multiple... Read more »