|increase in weight
May 11, 2014
Response from Dr. Henry
Many patient gain weight in the first year after starting a variety of effective HIV regimens. Part of that process involves a return to health as the extra energy previously used to combat HIV is no longer needed since the drugs are doing much of the work. Certain drugs may have more of an effective on fat than others-your current regimen has more often been linked to more fat loss than excessive gain in comparison to other regimens though there are variations from person to persons. Excess intake of sugar above the recommended 25 grams/day can lead to increased fat storage which can be worsened by some of the metabolic/liver effects of some HIV drugs. I recommended a metabolic/nutrition/lifestyle assessment to determine what factors may play a role in your weight gain and what interventions might be useful. KH
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