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Vitamin B12 And Hiv

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Vitamin B12

I found this on http://www.catie.ca/myh1999.nsf/5d8f01691c21f51485256583007bc226/72bd6f738efeefa18525699d007303ef?OpenDocumentVitamin B12 by a non-stomach route: sublingual (under the tongue), twice daily; nasal gel (in the nose), once daily; or...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
Yes! B12 does come in tablet forms, generally as a part of a multivitamin. The reason for interest in other ways to deliver B12 to the body is that for some people (not everyone) with HIV infection, there is a change in absorption of vitamin B12.... Read more »

Vitamin b 12 deficiency...help I'm perplexed

After experiencing some numbness & tingling I went to my doctor. After a whole series of blood... Read more »

Vitamin B12 injections

I have been +ve for 10 years (not on any meds), in last 6 months having been very tired. Last blood... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV, Vitamins and Supplements

Table of Contents Micronutrients and HIV Getting Enough Taking Supplements Micronutrients and HIV Vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants are called micronutrients. Even thoughthe body only needs small amounts, micronutrients are... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

A Practical Guide to Nutrition for People Living With HIV: The Big Chart of Vitamins and Minerals

The Big Chart of Vitamins and Minerals This table lists the RDA (recommended daily allowance), UL (upper tolerable limit) and experimental high dose, toxicity, function and food sources. The RDA usually includes all intake, from both food and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vitamins and Minerals

Why Are Vitamins and Minerals Important? What Are Antioxidants? How Much Do I Need? Which Nutrients Are Important? What About Other Supplements? Can Nutrients Be Harmful? For More Information Why Are Vitamins and Minerals Important? ... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

À la Carte -- 4. Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements

Vitamins and minerals are called micronutrients because they are needed in very small amounts. They cannot adequately be made by the body and must be obtained from diet and/or supplements. Vitamins and minerals do not provide energy but perform... Read more »
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B-12 Shots or Sub-lingual

Posted by riverprincess
I have been trying to get B12 shots from the health dept but it just hasn't worked out. I probably should of been more pro-active to get it. But now again was suggested to take the sub-lingual form. I didn't get it in the pill form but in the... Read more »

Benefits of Vitamins

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is there anyone out there who takes vitamins regularly and has HIV? Which do you take and has there been any proof of its benefits?


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Pre-med vitamins and nutritional supplements

Posted by DC23, 5 Replies
Hello,
I'm newly positive, and I don't yet require any meds. (My viral load is low, and my T-cells are high.) I was wondering if anyone had any advice on preventative measures to take now that I'm early in my HIV infection. Does anyone recommend... Read more »

will vitamins and Immune system booster affect hiv test results??

Posted by xrayvison, 3 Replies
I have a quick question. I am going to get an hiv test done soon but I was wondering since I take a high dose of immune system boosters like vitamin c, zinc, and vitamin d as a supplement for healthy living, would this affect the outcome of my test... Read more »