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Whey Protein And Hiv

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Please,Im positive but everything is okay so far, indetectable viral load and Tcells around 500. I would like to know if is there any problem to take Whey Protein, BCAA to practice bodybuilding? Sorry my english......
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello,As best I can tell, there's no problem taking these nutritional supplements, and no significant interaction between your supplements and HIV medications.Nevertheless, be sure to let your care provider know about all of the medications,... Read more »

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study IDs Protein That Helps HIV

US scientists have identified a protein HIV uses to attach itself to chromosomes, presenting a possible target for new HIV drugs. HIV enters a chromosome using the integrase protein, said Dr. Eric Poeschla, who led the Mayo Clinic researchers... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gene Controls Production of Protein That Blocks HIV From Entering Cells; People With Extra Copies Protected, Study Says

Individuals who have extra copies of a gene that produces a specific protein are less likely to contract HIV or develop AIDS than people from the same ancestry who do not have extra copies of the gene, according to a study published in the Jan. 6... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Discover Protein That Could Lead to Development of HIV Vaccine, New Treatments, Study Says

The discovery of a protein, known as FOX03a, found in the nucleus of CD4+ T cells could lead to the development of an HIV vaccine and new treatments, according to a study recently published in the online edition of the journal Nature Medicine ,... Read more »
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Protein in Tears???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
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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."

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