|HIV MEDICATION ARE TAKING A TOLL ON MY BODY
Sep 18, 2013
I am a 55 year old man living with HIV for 13 years my meds have taken a toll on my body. Extremly fatigued daily and my memory is terrible i used to be energentic and would be so active is this common for men over 55?
| Response from Dr. Henry
Fatigue and memory problems become more common in the general populaton with aging so can be a challenge to sort out if there is a contribution in your case from either HIV or your treatments. A thorough clinical evaluation including possibly checking hormone levels (thyroid and testosterone) vitamin levels (vitamin D and others), mental health/stress/neurologic assessment are worth considering when experiencing fatigue and memory problems such as you describe. KH
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