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Whey Protein And Herpes

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Lactose intolerant - pls advise me on an alternative to whey protein

Dear Nelson,I am on atripla and I am slowly getting back into weightlifting. I used to take whey protein 3 x day but since being diagnosed I have become lactose intolerant and suffer from very bad diarreha. Can you recommend a good and well studied...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
Most people can handle increased protein intake of up to 1 gram per pound of body weight per day without any changes in kidney function, so I would not worry as long as you are hydrating well to handle the extra amounts. Your doctor will watch your... Read more »

Are whey protein supplements safe?

I am 16 and I lift weights and I want to take Whey Protein supplements but my parents want to know... Read more »


Please,Im positive but everything is okay so far, indetectable viral load and Tcells around 500. I... Read more »

Taking Whey or Soy Supplements After Starting HIV Treatment May Improve Weight and Lean Body Mass

Taking whey- or soy-based nutritional supplements during the first three to six months of starting treatment may improve weight, lean body mass and grip strength, according to results from a study conducted in three HIV clinics in Ethiopia .... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Scientists Learn Why Even Treated Genital Herpes Sores Boost the Risk of HIV Infection

New research helps explain why infection with herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2), which causes genital herpes, increases the risk for HIV infection even after successful treatment heals the genital skin sores and breaks that often result from HSV-2. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Experimental Genital Herpes Vaccine Fails Major Clinical Trial

Researchers said on Thursday that an experimental vaccine to protect women from genital herpes disease had failed in a Phase III trial. GlaxoSmithKline, which manufactured the candidate, said it is abandoning its work on the Simplirix vaccine. The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Experimental Microbicide Might Help Prevent Transmission of HIV, Herpes, Study Says

Lexington, Mass.-based Indevus Pharmaceuticals ' experimental microbicide PRO 2000 might help protect against transmission of HIV and the herpes simplex virus, according to a report published in the Jan. 1 issue of the Journal of Infectious... Read more »
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Protein in Tears???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Tuesday March 16 on the Discovery Channel there was a news brief saying that scientists had discovered a protein in human tears and saliva that was deadldy to the AIDS virus and that it would be a significant force in new treatments.

Since then i... Read more »

Red Grapes, Protein Supplements & Noni Juice

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 3 Replies
Recently, a guy who's been infected for almost four years and is healthy as an ox gave me this advice: " attention to things that can boost your immune system..such as red grapes, Noni juice, protein supplements, etc."

Is there any truth to... Read more »