Advertisement
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
   
Ask the Experts About

Choosing Your MedsChoosing Your Meds
          
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
Recent AnswersAsk a Question
  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary


"re: I hate HIV" a comment
Apr 8, 2005

I hate HIV too, but I hate depression more. If you are depressed get treated promptly because depression is also life threatening. It is difficult enough to manage an HIV infection. The amount of self advocacy is phenomenal. With depression it can be insurmountable. I had a viral load of 1 million and also experience blurred vision, which was resolved with treatment by Haart. I had a year of chronic diarhea from the infection and my treatment. I just switched to a more tolerable regimen and now I am having trouble knowing what to do with all the extra energy. I know that things can get worse, but I also know things can get better. If you treat yourself objectively as if you are your own patient and work with your doctor I believe HIV can become incedental (although always present) to your general life and well being. Good Luck.

Response from Dr. Young

Thanks for sharing your sage thoughts. BY



Previous
I hate HIV too, but.....
Next
Severe symptoms despite good T cell numbers

  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

 Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS


 
Advertisement



Q&A TERMS OF USE

This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.

Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint

Advertisement