|me and my partner
Jun 24, 2004
My partner is HIV+, I have been to his doctor to find out as much as I can, but I was a little hesitant... What is a "bad" viral load and what is a "good" T4 cell count? What do I have to look for to really look after him? I want to all that I can to make sure he stays healthy and alive... Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Response from Mr. Vergel
It is so good that you are getting involved in his health care. You really must love him a lot.
Make sure he eats a balance diet with lots of fruits, vegetables and lean meats, and that he exercises 3-4 times a week. Have him take a multivitamin once or twice a day on a full stomach. Make sure he manages stress well. Smoking and too much alcohol is a no no. Recreational drugs can also lower immunity.
Let me know if any other questions come up. I wish every partner was like you!
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