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Fats And Lipids In HIV Positive People

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The Well Project

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

...been approved bythe FDA for HIV-related lipodystrophy. If you are considering a treatment, getas much information as you can about the choices available to you. Thelong-term effects are unknown and results can be different from person toperson. It is important to consult with a plastic surgeon or dermatologistexperienced in treating HIV-related lipodystrophy. If you are planning on usinga treatment, and especially if you plan to go outside...
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nutrition exercise and hiv positive

hi. I have heard people say hiv positive people should eat healthy, how does what one eats affect the hiv in thier syster. In other words how does nutrition play a part in an hiv positive person being healthy. If you are hiv positive and smoke how...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...cholesterol, triglycerides, blood sugar, and belly fat. Most protease inhibitors and Sustiva can cause increased lipids. Some people have increases in visceral and upper trunk fat while on HIV meds.We have very little data on HIV and nutrition.... Read more »

Lipids

Are people who are on Isentress seeing raised lipids? Thanks,W.
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...to show that Isentress (raltegravir, an HIV integrase inhibitor) is fairly lipid neutral. This has been seen in studies of people starting treatment for the first time (naives, Startmrk trial) and in switching from Protease inhibitors (Switchmrk... Read more »

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
...problems (such as bone loss) associated with normal aging. But there is no single, optimal eating regimen appropriate for every person living with HIV/AIDS. Instead, HIV positive people should adopt a sensible balanced diet and consult an... 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
...problems (such as bone loss) associated with normal aging. But there is no single, optimal eating regimen appropriate for every person living with HIV/AIDS. Instead, HIV positive people should adopt a sensible balanced diet and consult an... Read more »
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The Well Project

Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

...fullness, squeezing, or painful feeling in the chest. Sometimes angina and chest pain can be mistaken for indigestion. For some people, the first sign of heart disease is a heart attack. Symptoms of a heart attack include: Shortness of breath ... Read more »
The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

...Hyperlipidemia and HIV There are many possible causes for high lipid levels, including HIV and someof the HIV drugs. This puts HIV+ people at particular risk for developinghyperlipidemia. Although you cannot tell if you have this condition... Read more »
The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

...HIV Drugs Over the years, drugs have been developed that can treat a wide range of medical problems, including HIV, and help people live longer and healthier lives. All drugs are tested to make sure they are safe and effective enough to be... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

...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,... Read more »
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...individual positive bands to add up to the total required by whatever criteria is used to interpret it 39. So the more exposure a person has had to foreign antigens, proteins and infectious agents, the more various antibodies he or she will have... Read more »

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...Hey - So far this has been a life changing month. On January 11, 2008 I found out I an HIV after taking a test during a routine yearly physical. Talk about dumb luck, I almost didn't have the test since I felt great Read more »

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...individual positive bands to add up to the total required by whatever criteria is used to interpret it 39. So the more exposure a person has had to foreign antigens, proteins and infectious agents, the more various antibodies he or she will have... Read more »