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ALA (Alpha-Lipoic Acid) lowered made a huge decrease in my viral load. From 500,000 IU/ml to 6,000 IU/ml. That is almost a 2 log decrease.
During the same period I've made a change in my diet to the slow carb diet. So I can't just tell that ALA was the single factor.

Re: Milk thistle — no side effects

Re: Milk thistle — I trust milk thistle and wouldn't go without it. no side effects

Re: Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) — no side effects.

Re: Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) — LDN lowered my viral load to more than half

Re: Acid reflux — lots of belching. feels like pills get stuck in the throat/esophagus. after big meals or eating close to bed

Re: Acid reflux — acid reflux like hiatal hernia and difficulty swallowing..feels like pills get stuck in throat

Re: Joint pain — I used to have severe symptoms of my hepC. Then I changed my diet and lifestyle and stopped drinking alcohol. After that my symptoms pretty much stopped. I manage my stress levels as much as I can and try hard to get enough sleep. Now I rarely get any symptoms.