|What can a HIV positive do to prevent death
May 24, 2015
What can a HIV positive do to prevent death
Response from Mr. Vergel
These are basic things you can do to improve the quantity and quality of your life:
1- Take your HIV regimen daily as prescribed and ensure your HIV viral load is undetectable.
2- Get good sleep every night.
3- Make sure that your LDL and HDL cholesterol, triglycerides, blood pressure and kidney/liver functions are within normal ranges.
4- Eat a balanced diet with protein, fiber and good fats.
5- Walk for 30 min or more a day. Avoid sitting for more than 2 hours at a time.
6- Get a good support group and socialize with people who bring good things in your life.
7- Have a good relationship with your doctor and treat him/her and his/her support staff well.
8- Do not allow depression to take over your life. Seek counseling and/or treatment if needed.
9- Try to do something you love at least once per day. Volunteer to help others less fortunate than you.
Try to do one chance at a time. Good luck and stay positive!
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