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Should Someone With Hiv Take Selenium

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Selenium for HIV?

Hi, I've recently been diagnosed H.I.V.+ and I was wondering if it's a good idea to take Selenium as well as the combo my doctor has prescribed to me?
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

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... There was a trial performed in Nigeria which showed better CD4+ lymphocyte count increases in subjects who received selenium. Here is a link to the abstract which was presented at the International AIDS Conference in 2006. However, the... Read more »

Selenium & HCV/HIV Coinfection

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Selenium is anti-hiv, probuilding immunesystem?

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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. Read more »
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Selenium: Important New Review of Health Findings

... Selenium is a mineral which is essential in human nutrition in very small amounts (larger amounts are toxic). New research, much in the Read more »
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Vitamins and Minerals

...(Cobalamin), and Folate (Folic Acid). Antioxidants , including beta-carotene (the body breaks down beta-carotene to make Vitamin A), selenium, Vitamin E (Tocopherol), and Vitamin C. Magnesium and Zinc What About Other Supplements? In... Read more »
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