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Should Someone With Hiv Take Vitamin B12

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Testosterone/B12/Vitamin D Tests?

Do you recommend these tests for an HIV/HCV/HBV pt? Thank you?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Perhaps, depending on the clinical situation. I don't normally recommend these tests in everyone as a routine screen. Read more »

Vitamin B12 shots

Hey Dr. Bob,I am an underweight man in my mid 30's who has been living with the virus since before... Read more »

Vitamin B12 Intranasal Jel

Dear Dr. Frascino:Is there a way to ideantify the maker of the vitamin B12 intranasal jel? This... Read more »
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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Vitamin B12 and Cognitive Impairment

...made earlier by an HIV nutrition research group at the University of Florida. The new data documented a correlation between low vitamin B12 levels and cognitive impairment in 108 HIV-positive volunteers -- and this association increased as time... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Homocysteine, HIV and Heart Disease

...homocysteine is strongly suspected to be unhealthy in many ways, because it can be easily controlled in many cases, and because vitamin B12 deficiency (which can cause excess homocysteine) is already an important risk for persons with HIV, we... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...acid is found in dark greens, asparagus, lima beans, spinach, and beef liver. You could also take folic acid tablets. If your vitamin B12 levels are low, you may need B12 injections or formulations of B12 you put under your tongue, no matter how... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, July 13, 2010

...losing weight and gaining lean body mass? Have its benefits been studied in HIV-positive people? Advertisement   Vitamin B 12 Deficiency and HIV/AIDS Having HIV/AIDS can cause vitamin B 12 absorption problems and could lead... Read more »
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Gum Disease and Powerade situation

Posted by livenow, 3 Replies
...accidentally drank from the friend's bottle. I spit the drink out immediately. Is it possible that I could have contracted HIV from this man if his gums were bleeding, seeing as how I had a cut/bump at the very top of my gums? Would the... Read more »

Nutritionist??

Posted by sunflower, 3 Replies
...several days of average energy. Did anyone read that article on the home page about working with nano technology to deliver HIV drugs - it would slowly release the drug to system over time and doses would be every few months - how cool is that... Read more »

hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
need help here have been positive for 10 months, on meds doing great, how do i go about forgiving myself for being so careless to getting it and how do i let go of the anger? i know sounds silly but am stuck here at this point, thx guys Read more »

some one please help

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 5 Replies
...periodontal cavities, white sores on side of tung,sores in mouth,and on top of head, went to doctors they suggested i get an hiv test so i did results where neg. after about a month to month and a half i felt somewhat better nut still had oral... Read more »