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What is the effective way to build muscle mass in HIV aids wasting?

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Dr. Gary Greenly
Family Medicine
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In brief: Diet and anabolics

Optimize diet with regards to protein and carbohydrate intake.
Have your total and free testosterone levels checked, as well as your serum estradiol. If testosterone is low, and it probably is, treat it aggressively with injectable testoserones, skip the trandermals. Treat high estrogen with Arimidex (anastrozole) 1 mg daily. Legal of not in your state, cannibus will help stimulate your appetite.

In brief: Diet and anabolics

Optimize diet with regards to protein and carbohydrate intake.
Have your total and free testosterone levels checked, as well as your serum estradiol. If testosterone is low, and it probably is, treat it aggressively with injectable testoserones, skip the trandermals. Treat high estrogen with Arimidex (anastrozole) 1 mg daily. Legal of not in your state, cannibus will help stimulate your appetite.
Dr. Gary Greenly
Dr. Gary Greenly
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Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: More to it

There are several ways.
Human growth hormone (serostim for example). This is an injection subcutaneously daily. Testosterone (oral or intramuscular) will also help build muscle. Many of my HIV patients are testosterone deficient. Oxandrolone (a oral steroid) is also very very efficient. If appetite is an issue..Marinol (txc) is an excellent stimulus. Megace (megestrol) (an anti-estrogen) works as well.

In brief: More to it

There are several ways.
Human growth hormone (serostim for example). This is an injection subcutaneously daily. Testosterone (oral or intramuscular) will also help build muscle. Many of my HIV patients are testosterone deficient. Oxandrolone (a oral steroid) is also very very efficient. If appetite is an issue..Marinol (txc) is an excellent stimulus. Megace (megestrol) (an anti-estrogen) works as well.
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
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Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine

In brief: Focus on nutrition

To gain weight with HIV wasting, focus on better nutrition, increasing the total calories, .
Meeting with a registered dietician could be very helpful since each individual is unique.

In brief: Focus on nutrition

To gain weight with HIV wasting, focus on better nutrition, increasing the total calories, .
Meeting with a registered dietician could be very helpful since each individual is unique.
Dr. Michael Dansie
Dr. Michael Dansie
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