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A "Cultured" Response to HIV: Probiotics in Yogurt Could Hold Keys to Optimal Gut Health in HIVers

Yogurt may be a delicious snack for many people, and can be a healthy alternative to most pastries or potato chips. But can it also raise CD4 counts and protect against some HIV-related infections? Maybe so, say some researchers. A recent article in... Read more »
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HIV Treatment Series: Early Intervention for Metabolic Complications of HIV

Today HIV management in the developed world is not just about clobbering the virus. It's about whole health and improved quality of life. Simpler medication regimens and symptom management are not the only priorities. HIV treatment now includes... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Video Newsbreak: July 5, 2009

Welcome to TheBody.com's HIV/AIDS video news show. We hope you find this a cool new way to stay up-to-date on the latest HIV/AIDS news. HIV/AIDS Video Newsbreak: July 5, 2009 var first = new... Read more »
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Does Vitamin A, B12, Zinc, and Yogurt help increase T-Cell count?

Dear Dr. Hellerstein:I have read and heard that Vitamin A, B12, Zinc, and Yogurt helps increase T-Cell count, is this true? If true, what daily food diet schedule is safe and best to follow?Sincerely Appreciative,Jose R.Tarzana Treatment...
Marc Hellerstein, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Marc Hellerstein, M.D., Ph.D.

University of California Berkeley & San Francisco
I wish it were true! But I have yet to see any good evidence that these dietary treatments do help the T cell count.These factors in the diet all have benefits in other ways, especially for someone who may be eating poorly or losing weight. But... Read more »

probiotic yogurt

Hello, some studies show that probiotic yogurt can increase CD4 counts, but others show risks to those with compromised immune systems taking probiotics. What are your thoughts? I have been on HIV therapy for nearly 3 years and have not yet...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
Thanks for this interesting question.Researchers have discovered that the human body hosts 100 trillion mostly benign bacteria, which help digest food, program the immune system, prevent infection, and even influence mood and behavior.Everybody... Read more »

HIV and diahrea

I take Kaletra, Truvada, and Fluconozole and have always had trouble with diahrea, in the past month I have been eating yogurt daily and suddenly my diarea has disappered, is this a fluke or possible remedy?...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
I think yougurt (the real stuff, not the stuff heavy in sugars that you find everywhere) can balance your gut flora and improve diarrhea tremendously. I also take capsules of friendly bacteria. Taking yogurt with soluble fiber mixed in (citrucell... Read more »

cure for hiv

Hi Dr. BobI just saw this commercial on tv for a dannon yogurt product called activite or something and it says it boosts your immune system. If an HIV positive person ate Dannon yogurt constantly HIV would probably never wear down their immune...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Be reasonable. Do you really think that consuming Dannon yogurt "constantly" is all it takes to defeat HIV's destruction of the immune system??? If that were the case, don't you think the 40,000,000 of us infected would all... Read more »
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Yogurt for mild thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've noticed that regular yogurt (with acidophilus) seems to help with mild thrush. Could this be my imagination or does this really work? Read more »

Yogurt to maybe help with digestion

Posted by mom2w, 2 Replies
Hi,

Have any of you used yogurt to help with digestion or replacing good bacteria from diarrhea
and antibiotics?

Thank you,
mom2w
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