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Whey Protein And Hiv

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supplements with HIV HCV coinfection

I was wondering if it was ok to take whey protein while I have HIV HCV coinfection. My HIV numbers are ok, viral load undetectable and Tcells 692, HCV low. Don't recall. I havent started the interferon treatment. I just went thru a liver biopsy and...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I am not aware of any problems with this supplement, but would just let your doctor know about any other dietary/supplements/herbal remedies/over the counter medications you are taking. As for the exercise idea - I would like to encourage you to do... 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 »

Supplementation while on Meds

Hi I have been + for 4 years now workout regularly have built some of the muscle back that I lost.... Read more »
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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 »

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...I have recently started on my hiv treatment and want to know if i can continue to take Winstrol Depot the steroid for my body building. I am fit and healthy but Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
8 years POZ now, super healthy and still on my first meds Combivir and Viramune. I've recently lost a lot of weight and drastically changed diet habits. I was a horrible couch potato and munched on chips and pints of Hagen Daaz all the time. Now... Read more »

a tip for immune boosting

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...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. So I know we're not all... Read more »