Whey And Hiv

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Protein powders for increasing muscle

NelsonI have been working out for a year and want to start taking protein shakes. Is there any better one? What do you take?I read your column and it amazes me how much you know!Juan
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...higher CD4 cells in the whey protein group. Whey can also increase glutathione, our body's own antioxidant. For more studies on whey and HIV, read these abstracts: Whey and HIV studies Other protein powders are made of egg white, rice and soy. ... Read more »

Immune boosters and supplements

Hi DocMy husband is HIV positive and on ARVs. Can he possibly as well take some immune boosters... Read more »

starting on meds and gaining weight with whey protein

Hello Nelson,Im a 26yr old male recently diagnosed with aids after being positive for about 2... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

... What Is AIDS Wasting? What Causes AIDS Wasting? How Is Wasting Treated? The Bottom Line What Is AIDS Wasting? AIDS wasting is Read more »
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Immune Restoration Syndrome

...earlier. Cognitive (memory and thinking) problems: Some people develop what is now called minor cognitive motor disorder when whey first start ART. See Fact Sheet 505 for more information on nervous system problems. Cryptococcal... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
Connect With Others

hiv & working out/bodybuilding

Posted by windycitypozdude, 2 Replies
...this thread as a place to exchange ideas, talk about supplements, etc., and how it all relates mentally and physically to being hiv+. right now i'm on atripla (taken once a day) and bactrin (taken m, w, f) to prevent pneumonia. my numbers are... Read more »

a tip for immune boosting

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...wasting spells several days to a week after I eat anything with milk in it. That means cheese, butter, cream, milk, anything with whey in it (that's whey protein) which most breads have. I also found that eating shellfish does the same to me. ... Read more »

Adjunct Therapies

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have been positive for 10 years and my t-cells recently fell to 325 and viral load to 75,000. This weekend I started meds (34T, 3TC, Sustiva) and am wondering if there is more that I can do other than a strong program of supplements and good diet.... Read more »

aids and wasting

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...Does anyone have some uplifting insights as to how to gain weight after losing so much. Hy husband suddenly crossed into AIDS [after 10 years no symtoms, no meds} he has begun hiv treatment, combivir, sustiva, bactrim, zithromax, and is doing... Read more »
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