As always, thanks for the informative post. I have the herbs on the way and will stay on top of the situation and get VL and other tests every 3 months from now on, so that I know what is helping me as I try different alternative treatments. I'm not even considering interferon/ribavirin. I want to track the results of treatments that I use and give each treatment at least 3 months to see if they work. If I don't see results in that time then try something else. I want to focus on one treatment at a time instead of trying a million different things, but ending up not know which is working and which is not. Would you agree with that plan of attack?