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What Foods Can I Eat To Keep My Cd4 Cells Good

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Food i can eat to increase CD4

Hi Nelson, my CD4 has dropped from 350 to 232 but viral load is undetectable.Is there food i can eat to try to increase it or any vitamins i can take? please advise. thanks Cha
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
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Understanding CD4 Cells and CD4 Cell Tests

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Clarithromycin (Biaxin)

...very low CD4 cell counts (below 50) take clarithromycin to prevent infections. See Fact Sheet 124 for more information on CD4 cells. One opportunistic infection in people with HIV is MAC. This stands for Mycobacterium avium complex. See Fact... Read more »
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CD4 Cell Tests

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Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...Boil drinking water. MAC bacteria are found in most water systems, hospital water supplies and bottled water. Do not eat raw foods, especially salads, root vegetables and unpasteurized milk and cheese. MAC bacteria are killed at 176F, so they... Read more »
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When to Worry?

Posted by JAGuar, 3 Replies
I am 25 yrs old, living in Los Angeles, diagnosed May 20th. Have since gotten two CD4's of 630. My question is, when should I be worried about a sniffle, a weight change, or anything really. It is hard not to freak out about anything that might... Read more »

New to all of this.....

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
Hi there. I am recently diagnosed, and wanted to reach out to speak out to others. Basically, I was diagnosed very late, i.e. with the following labs: Viral Load - 770,000 CD4 count - 13 Has anyone else out there been diagnosed with advanced HIV... Read more »

Read the stories but I think I'm still +

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I've read all the uplifting stories and still cant stop thinking I'm positive as well as some of my family members. I've posted before so some of you may rememeber. My risk was slight oral exposure (on her) to a stripper that was from Russia. It... Read more »

Late presenter......

Posted by Anonymous, 15 Replies
Hi. I have just been diagnosed in the last week. I had been feeling fairly rough the last few years, but I put it down to being severly overworked and having a few issues in my personal life. When I got my first set of meds, I was astonished. It... Read more »