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Lipo and bodybuilding
Mar 23, 2009

Would bodybuilding hide the effects of lipo? I mean if you increase your muscle mass without having fat would this avoid the related problems?

Response from Dr. Henry

There is no convincing data that body building would improve fat loss (lipoatrophy) and in fact may worsen it. Fat loss is the most distinct feature of HIV related liposytrophy. Body building may have some positive effect on fat increases in some areas of the body (effect is variable). KH

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