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Vegetables That Help Increase Cd4 Cells

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The Well Project

Understanding CD4 Cells and CD4 Cell Tests

... The Basics CD4 Count and HIV CD4 Count and HIV Treatment CD4 Cell Test The Bottom Line The Basics Your immune system protects your body by fighting germs and infections.White blood cells are an important part of your immune system. HIV infects and destroys a type of white blood
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CD4 Counts

Nelson: This question has been asked numberous times by people writing to the doctors....and the doctors never answer it directly they always skirt it with some mumbo jumbo...so here it is.Is there anything we can do as HIV patients to help...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...It is impossible to predict how much someone's CD4 cells will increase after starting HAART. Most studies average at least 150 CD4 cells after 48 weeks. A long term study showed that Read more »

hiv+ plus pml living- How do I increase my Cd4 cells?

i'm a hiv+ and pml survivor. About my daily drug regimine, is their and advancement in boosting the cd4 count with a specific drug? what suggestion do u have if any?
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...am so glad you survived PML!Some people are discordant responders to HAART. Their viral load becomes undetectable but their CD4 cells do not increase a lot.The choice of HAART combo may make a difference in those patients. There seems to be a... Read more »

Please Help!

I am at my wits end and need some advice for a problem which is really starting to get me down big time.I am currently on Atripla and have been for a few years, and since starting this med i noticed in 1 year iI had put on 14lbs - my weight has now...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...Almost everyone gains weight and fat when starting HAART, specially if they start at lower CD4 cell counts.This is what I would do:1- When you have sugar cravings, do not give into them and instead eat fruit. Do not buy any Read more »

CD4 count low what multi vitamins do you suggest

Hi RobI was diagnosed with HIV January 2009, my CD4 count is 238. I was told it is not low enough to start treatment and should take care of myself to try and boost it. Im currently taking vit C and vit B complex, is there any other supplement you'd...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...vitamins A, C, and E, the B-complex vitamins, and the minerals selenium and zinc can interfere with cell-mediated immunity (CD4 cell, natural killer cell, and neutrophil proliferation and activation), antibody production, and normal cytokine... Read more »
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Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...therapy sometimes have an unusual response. It has been called MAC reversal syndrome and results from improved immune function (increases in CD4+ cell counts). It involves fevers and the growth of lumps usually around the neck or spine. The drug... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

CD4 Cell Tests

... What Are CD4 Cells? Why Are CD4 Cells Important in HIV? What Is a CD4 Test? What Factors Influence a CD4 Cell Count? How Are the Test Results Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...NNRTIs, especially Viramune (nevirapine), are associated with liver problems. Research has shown that women with more than 250 CD4 cells are 12 times more likely to develop life-threatening liver problems when they use Viramune. Viramune should... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Toxoplasmosis

...(encephalitis). Toxo can also infect other parts of the body. Toxo can lead to coma and death. The risk of toxo is highest when your CD4 cell (T-cell) counts are below 100. The first signs of toxo include fever, confusion, headache,... Read more »
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Is this it? Am I dying?

Posted by pr2005, 6 Replies
I was diagnosed three years ago shortly after infection (the reason I know this is because I contracted it from my partner and had tested negative six months previously). The doctors defined me as a rapid progressor as my CD4 was already at 250 on... Read more »

How to increase CD4 Count?

Posted by Just_Joe, 2 Replies
...meds, will be the only thing that will help my CD4 count. Has anyone been doing anything or using anything that may have helped increase their count? I would love to go to my labs in 3 months to find out my count is up to the 400's or higher if... Read more »

IL-2 Induces Sustained CD4 Cell Increases

Posted by Anonymous
...or 7.5 MIU twice a day for 5 days every 8 weeks, for a minimum of 3 cycles. IL-2 was then to be given as needed to maintain CD4 cells." Dr. Abrams concluded that "subcutaneous recombinant IL-2 given in intermittent cycles has no impact on HIV... Read more »

Chronic Tonsil Cheese

Posted by brent4861, 10 Replies
Tonsil cheese? What is he talking about? well let me tell you... Horrible feelings of dry phlegm at back of throat mixed with levels of bad taste when it accumulates. I know deal with it right? But by me bringing it to light here, I will maybe help... Read more »