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What The Best Vitamin To Take If You Have Hiv

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What are the best vitamins for HIV

What are the best vitamins to take for being HIV.. Are those multi-vitamins with 4 or 5 pills in a pak good or just plain old 1 a day multi vitamins. Comments please.Also have you any information about Synergy2000. I bought some from...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

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

The Cutting Edge
...in. It is even more impossible than a question like, "What is the best medicine for HIV?" In a nutshell, there is no "best" vitamin or combination in HIV disease. There is just too little know about the needs, metabolism, effects, and... Read more »

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... 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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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 »
The Body

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 studies that tried to identify risk factors that made HIV-positive people more... 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 »
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High-Dose Vitamin D Supplementation in HIV-Infected Men Safe in Small Study

...Medicine, although I am a clinician looking after patients with HIV. This study is looking at the effect of varying doses of vitamin D supplementation on serum vitamin D level in a group of HIV-infected men from New York. 1 We took a group of... Read more »
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Vitamins and supplements

Posted by Blixer, 6 Replies
...Does anyone have recommendations for a recommended daily vitamin and supplement routine. I've done some searches but haven't found anything that is greatly helpful. I've never been one to take 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 »

Can you over do it

Posted by soimnotalone, 5 Replies
...annother question I asked "the experts" multi-vitamins I think are made with healty people in mind...should we (i am advanced aids) be doubling up on the vitamin intake--taking a one a day vitamin 2-3 times a day-- or would that cause more harm... Read more »

Skin infections and HIV?

Posted by spadude64, 4 Replies
...thigh) for more than a week. As far as my viral load goes, I am undetectable, but how common are skin infections in people with HIV? Should I be seen by a doctor? Any replies will be appreciated. Read more »