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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 »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Vaginal Health

It's hard to get information about HIV and women's health issues. Yes, I'm talking about birth control, yeast infections and menopause. As a woman living with HIV, what do I need to know about my health down there? -- E.R., Kamloops, BC ... Read more »
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This Positive Life: An Interview With Tree Alexander

Inspiring stories of people living with HIV. brightcove.createExperiences(); Welcome to This Positive Life Video Series ! We have with us Tree Alexander. At 20, Tree thought he had it all -- a wonderful job in Chicago and a... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree today.

"Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree today."I was told at the age of 11 by my teacher that Martin Luther is supposed to have said this, and since then I never forgot it.From having...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I would say your HIV risk was essentially non-existent. No, there are no reported or documented cases of transmission via this route. Your world will definitely not go to pieces tomorrow. Enjoy watching your apple tree bear fruit!My philosophy... Read more »

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 »

Someone put their vaginal discharge (periods) along with urine in my deep fat frier filled with oil

I am suspecting that a girl put her vaginal discharge (periods) and or urine in my deep fat frier containing oil for fun. Her age is 26. After an hour, I deep fried the potato chips in it. The oil took a longer time to warm up than usual. I am too...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello thereI'm trying very hard to see how frying vaginal secretions could be perceived as fun but if that's what you kids are doing these days I will just go with it. There is no way, no how that even if this happened, you could possibly... 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 »
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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 »

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 »

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 »

Coconut Oil

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Have any of you heard about virgin coconut oil. I was reading a book on it because I'm taking it for another issue and I found mention of it actually being used in Hiv / Aids Research. This book says that it is able to slow down the progression and... Read more »