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Fats Lipids And HIV/AIDS Progression

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The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...the skin. Lipids are fats or fat-like substances in the blood, such ascholesterol and triglycerides. Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted and potentially unhealthy changes in HIV+ people including: Body shape changes Lipohypertrophy: Fat gain in the breasts, back of the neck (buffalo hump),visceral fat in the belly, or round lumps that appear under the...
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Vit C and Hiv

Pls can you tell me how much vitamin C can an HIV+ person can use to have positive impact on immunity system,bcos i understand that it may be harmful if a positive person take less than necessary,and may be useful when higher doses is employed.Also...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...fruits. Research to date has not shown that supplementation with vitamin C either delays HIV disease progression or improves HIV/AIDS survival. If you dig deeply into the vitamin C research you will find some laboratory reports suggesting vitamin... Read more »

How do additional deal with hiv body

Dr. BobI am recently diagnosed with hiv, and will be starting medication very soon. I am currently finishing off my masters in organic chemistry (biochem undergrad) and am very in tune to the workings of the body. As such have been doing a lot of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...telephone 415 433 1740. Nutrition and HIV Good nutrition is key to a healthy lifestyle, regardless of whether one is living with HIV/AIDS. Optimal nutrition can help boost immune function, maximize the effectiveness of antiretroviral therapy,... Read more »

Amazing!

The amazing thing being you answering question on xmas! everybody takes a rest from even the most important obligations, but you did not. Thank you!My question is Dieting and HIV. I'm in good shape, I weigh 79kg and I'm 182cm tall. Yet I'm phobic...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Information You can get more information on nutrition and HIV from the following: A Clinician's Guide To Nutrition In HIV and AIDS, by Cade Fields-Gardner and others, published by the American Dietetic Association, $26 plus $5 shipping and... Read more »

Vitamins & Supplements

I recently tested positive. My HIV Specilist and I have decided not start taking medicine yet. My T-Cell count is 475 and my viral load is 66,000. Can you recommend any vitamins or supplements that will help boost or help support my immune system...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...telephone 415 433 1740. Nutrition and HIV Good nutrition is key to a healthy lifestyle, regardless of whether one is living with HIV/AIDS. Optimal nutrition can help boost immune function, maximize the effectiveness of antiretroviral therapy,... Read more »
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The Body

The Viral Truth: Making Sense of HIV/AIDS News

...Jan. 31 in her mother's Indiana home. She was only 27 years old. Read more ... "I Talk Because": A Better Way to Do HIV/AIDS Awareness Ads By Warren Tong January 20, 2011 In case you missed it, on Dec. 7 the New York City Department... Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: Breaking HIV/AIDS Research From CROI 2007

...research articles that have been published in major peer review journals, and is a frequent presenter at the world's largest HIV/AIDS medical conferences. Dr. Gallant and his colleague, the noted HIV researcher, John Bartlett, are coauthors... Read more »
The Body

An Introduction to Dietary Supplements for People Living With HIV/AIDS

...can help fill the gaps. This article will answer a few common questions about vitamins and supplements for people with HIV/AIDS, and provide quick introductions to some of the more popular supplements that HIV-positive people take. Please note... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

... Table of Contents Fat in the Body Switching HIV Drugs Fat Loss in the Face Temporary Facial Fillers Permanent Facial Fillers Taking Care of Yourself Fat Read more »
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Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

HIV------AIDS???????

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...WELL I WAS WONDERING SOMEONE WHO NEVER KNOW THEY HAVE HIV AND DEVELOPE AIDS ... WELL MY QUESTION IS LET SAY HAD HIV AND DIDNT EVEN KNOW AND THEN I GOT AIDS BECAUSE I DIDNT DO ANY MEDICAL Read more »

HIV to AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anyone have a real and current information on how long it takes HIV to progress to AIDS? I have searched the web and the CDc, and I am getting to many conflicting answers. Thank you for your help. Read more »

HIV/AIDS Blogging/Blogs

Posted by DaveyBoy, 2 Replies
...Blog is online (web based) journal or small blurbs people can read or comment. My HIV/AIDS blog is on http://hiv-aids.blog-city.com Other POZ blogz on http://www.HIVforum.com/blogs/ Read more »