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Tea Tree Oil And Hiv

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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil ( Melaleuca alternifolia ) has become a popular treatment for people with HIV. It is made from a tree that is native only to Australia. Tea tree oil is used to prevent or treat mild cases of a variety of infections, particularly fungal... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Scientists Use World's Fastest Supercomputer to Create the Largest HIV Evolutionary Tree

Researchers at the Los Alamos National Laboratory are using the ultimate supercomputer to analyze genetic sequences from more than 400 HIV-infected people to help find a vaccine against HIV/AIDS. The "Roadrunner" computer is being used to compare... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lab Discovers More Complex Family Tree for HIV

In a development that could have a major effect on AIDS vaccine design, Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers have discovered that HIV variation is driven by more than a patient's immune response. The common ancestry of HIV strains explains... Read more »
Ask the Experts

meds and herbal supplemts such as green tea and omega 3, fish oils,.

I am taking Kaletra and Truvada and doing very well on them. I am also taking a multi-vit,green tea extract, and would like to start fish oil, omega 3, for long term effects of meds on cholesterol.I am in perfect health now and would like to keep...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
Not sure I know what your question is...Nelson... Read more »

Does drinking Chinese tea (Gunpowder or Green Tea) affect HIV treatment?

I have HIV and I have been used to drinking Chinese green tea in my country. Now I have started treatment for HIV. Is it good for me to drink this tea without affecting my treatment?...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Thanks for writing. There are some very preliminary data that suggest that a compound in green tea called EGCG may have some antiviral effects. I am not aware of any documentation of negative interactions between green tea and antiretrovirals,... Read more »

green tea / te verde

Hola Doctor Nelson , quisiera saber si tomar te verde afecta o beneficia a las personas con HIV , yo tomo muchisimo y me hace sentir bien ,al menos me limpia , tomo truvada/norvir/reyataz mi cd4 759 y mi Virus indetectable 4 semanas despues de...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
Hay un poco de informacion del te verde y sus efectos de controlar el virus pero solo en el laboratorio. No se han hecho estudios en humanos todavia.Yo tomo te verde dos veces al dia para un poquito mas de energia. Tambien tiene antioxidantes que... Read more »

Quercetin-Black Tea/Green Tea and Atripla

Is there any interaction between Black or Green Tea and Atripla. Both teas have the antioxidant quercetin which is supposed to help the immune system, according to The University of Michigan. Please advise! ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
to my knowledge no data on drug interaction (or effectiveness) between black or green tea and efavirenz or Atripla. If any reader knows of a reference please post. I would not expect a clinically significant interaction but recommend informing your... Read more »
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hiv subtype tree

Posted by Anonymous
http://hiv-web.lanl.gov/content/hiv-db/COMPENDIUM/1994/PART-III/HIVsubtypes94.pdf

you can't even imagine how many of these beasties are out there...

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On failed rubbers, tree attacks, & sex in Africa

Posted by GaryNPA, 1 Reply
Ok, enough with the insanity folks. I do very much understand the stress, anxiety, guilt, and fear that most all of us have at some point had as we made our way through the testing window for this dreaded illness. This board becomes a source of... Read more »

Seeking information for my decision tree

Posted by FactFinder, 4 Replies
Hi, All:

I have several questions, the answers to which I can't seem to find on the internet. I am hopeful that someone in this forum might be able to point me to the appropriate resources.

By way of introduction, I am a 38 y.o. male; my wife is 32. ... Read more »

Virgin Coconut Oil

Posted by garcia, 2 Replies
Hi all,

Stumbled across some new and promising developments on the subject of Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO) which my father put me on to.
Being the skeptic that I am, I'm not about to jump onto any bandwagons, but I thought it might be an idea to spread... Read more »