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Vitamin Therapy And Hiv

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I am about to start atripla, and I am scared to continue taking my multi-vitamin/ multi-mineral

I am starting atripla therapy and i read that St. Johns wort is a no no. That being said, I am very active and exercise a lot. I have been taking a multi vitamin/ multi-mineral vitamin pack from produced by GNC for active men. Is it safe to continue...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...So far , B vitamins and minerals have not been found to interact with HIV medications, so I would not be too concerned and still take your multivitamin Read more »

Vitamin supplementation and HIV

Hi Nelson, I am finishing a research trial and currently amd taking Truvada and either TMC278 or... Read more »

Does Vitamin D affect hiv meds?

Hello, I have been diagnosed with osteopenia and have been advised by my doctor to take a vitamin D... Read more »
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Studies Highlight Vitamin D Deficiency Prevalence and Possible Risk Factors in People With HIV

... At the XVIII International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2010), a noteworthy oral poster discussion entitled " Shining Light on Vitamin D Deficiency " showcased six Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Vitamin D Linked to Survival in HIV

... Although vitamin D is classified as a vitamin, it behaves as a hormone within the body. Using sunlight and cholesterol, the body makes vitamin Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vitamin A Hikes HIV Loads in Breast Milk

... In two analyses of HIV-positive mothers in Tanzania, those who took vitamin A and beta-carotene supplements had significantly higher HIV loads in their 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, Read more »
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Low bone mineral density a risk

Posted by ravi
...bone mineral density, HIV infection and women: fracture or fiction? Clin Infect Dis 42: 1021 1023, 2006. Link:http://www.aidsmap.com/en/news/E667C178-945A-410B-BCD2-8DA9E6AE1D91.asp Read more »

Multivitamin for HIV pozzzes...

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...I read in an HIV magazine in a study of persons with HIV that those on a mega multivitamin regime had a much higher % had greater longevity and better health than those not taking them (they did have CD4 counts under Read more »

Confusion & Conflict when it comes to HIV and AIDS

Posted by bradford, 1 Reply
...Confusion and Conflict when it comes to HIV and AIDS In Canada, HIV was first diagnosed among gay men. Later, hemophiliacs and others with health problems were infected due Read more »

The way we address HIV is cause for concern

Posted by bradford
...because their immune system is strong. Others, who are on HIV medications, have included nutrition and replacement therapy (vitamin supplements, herbs and botanicals). Successfully boosting the immune system and positively addressing the efficacy... Read more »