Category Archives: Natural Remedies

 

Weeping Wattle

For people living without access to HAART, herbal therapies with anti-viral properties can be a big help in controlling HIV. Many traditional herbs have not been tested for use in treating HIV, which creates a situation where people take herbs with sometimes dangerous side effects that may or may not...
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Vitamin D Important for Good HAART Outcomes

Vitamin D is an important nutrient that is involved in many areas of health and well-being. Of particular importance for people with HIV/AIDS is the part vitamin D plays in the immune system. While vitamin D is not normally a major factor in immune function, it plays a critical role...
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Tumeric: Possibilities, but no certainty

Tumeric is an herb that has been used as both food and medicine for thousands of years. Over the past two decades numerous studies have examined tumeric for benefits in fighting HIV/AIDS. The results have been mixed. Found in southeast Asia, tumeric is a flowering herb that is used for...
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Yogurt with Probiotics

Yogurt is a very popular food in many parts of the world. It is made from fermented milk, and the fermenting process uses several bacteria that are normally found in the human gut. These bacteria are actually symbiotes – they are supposed to live inside of us and help us...
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Chocolate, Green Tea and Neurologic Disorders

A new study in the Journal of Neurovirology found that epicatechins can protect against the neurological complications of HIV. Epicatechins are natural anti-oxidants. They are found primarily in unfermented tea and dark chocolate. HIV caused neurological damage is a challenge for doctors to treat. HAART is unable to stop HIV...
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