Pros And Cons Of Hbv Vaccination

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HBV and HAV vaccinations are recommended for persons who use drugs illicitly/ engage in risky sexual behaviors.
A great tool for LL would be The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), the United nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), and the World Health Organization (WHO) who have put together nine interventions for comprehensive HIV prevention for persons who inject illicit drugs. This comprehensive package includes:
• syringe exchange programs;
• substance abuse treatment, including medication-assisted therapy;
• voluntary HIV counseling and testing;
• antiretroviral therapy for those who are HIV-infected;
• STD prevention and treatment;
• condom distribution;
• information, education, and communication for persons who inject drugs illicitly and for their partners;
• hepatitis diagnosis and treatment or vaccination;
• TB prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.
Integrative treatments:
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Supplementing those nutrients through diet and the supplementation would be the place to start. Depletion in essential amino acids such as tryptophan has been associated with depression and other HIV associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND). Also increase in inflammation, immune activity and ROS depletes vitamins/minerals and because of the immune process in the body of HIV positive patience higher levels of supplementation is needed to achieve the RDA levels as compared to uninfected