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Acupuncture Hiv Practitioner

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AIDS InfoNet

Chinese Acupuncture

... What Is Acupuncture? Why Do People With HIV Use Acupuncture? How Is Acupuncture Used? What Are the Risks and Side Effects? How Do We Know It Works? For More Information What Is Acupuncture? Acupuncture is a healing technique used
Ask the Experts

HIV Positive and pregnant (CHOOSING AN HIV SPECIALIST 2009)

I tested positive in 2006 and haven't gone for any check up's to check my cd4 count and now I'm pregnant and still afraid to go for a check up. My husband is also positive and we still have sex without a condom, what are the chances that our baby...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...realistic. Some are pessimistic.Some providers are comfortable suggesting "complementary and alternative" therapies such as massage, acupuncture, or herbs. Others stick strictly to Western medicine.If you want a lot of emotional support, you... Read more »

just tested positive (CHOOSING AN HIV SPECIALIST 2010)

iknow i got infected on jan 5th 2009,three weeks after that a had a throat infection.3-4 months after that i develop a lympnode in my neck,both side,arm pit,groin area.8- 9 months after that had a slight night sweat which goes on and off. till date...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...realistic. Some are pessimistic.Some providers are comfortable suggesting "complementary and alternative" therapies such as massage, acupuncture, or herbs. Others stick strictly to Western medicine.If you want a lot of emotional support, you... Read more »

My HIV MD discriminates because of my weight

I will like to first tell you about myself, I am 47, male and was diagnosed with AIDS a little over 3 years ago and I am currently on antivirals (Viramune, Truvada) and I also suffer from clinical depression and are on anti-depressents (Zoloft,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...realistic. Some are pessimistic.Some providers are comfortable suggesting "complementary and alternative" therapies such as massage, acupuncture, or herbs. Others stick strictly to Western medicine.If you want a lot of emotional support, you... Read more »

Just found out... (CHOOSING AN HIV SPECIALIST)

Well, doc, the feelings came and went and I got the nerve to test. It was positive... I don't know what to do now and I don't even know if I have long left cause of how bad I had the ARS and weight loss...I want to live... I want to live a long...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...realistic. Some are pessimistic. Some providers are comfortable suggesting "complementary and alternative" therapies such as massage, acupuncture, or herbs. Others stick strictly to Western medicine. If you want a lot of emotional support, you... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa Minister Says World Cup May Increase HIV/AIDS

...World Cup -- June 11-July 11, 2010 -- the nation's health minister has warned that the huge event could further the spread of HIV/AIDS. Speaking before the national AIDS council, Aaron Motsoaledi said, "2010 is going to come with good things but... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Cup Campaign to Build Centers to Provide HIV/AIDS Education, Other Services to At-Risk African Youth

...Hope centers in Africa -- part of a 2010 World Cup campaign called "20 Centers for 2010" aimed at reducing the prevalence of HIV/AIDS, poverty and crime in local communities -- the AP/Google.com reports. The center under construction in South... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Program Trains Ugandan Health Care Workers to Administer Acupuncture to People Living With HIV/AIDS, Boston Globe Reports

... The Boston Globe on Monday examined the Brookline, Mass.-based Pan-African Acupuncture Project , a not-for-profit group that trains Ugandan health care workers to administer acupuncture to people living with HIV/AIDS Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS and HIV Warning to South Africa World Cup Fans

...behavior. According to Avert, an AIDS charity based in Horsham, West Sussex, an estimated 5.7 million people were living with HIV and AIDS in South Africa in 2009 -- more than in any other country. In addition, the London-based Terrence Higgins... Read more »
Connect With Others

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Acupuncture and HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...with stress, feeling good about themselves and so on. If you would like to hear more about the research, please contact me at AcupunctureStudy@hotmail.com Thank you Yaron Pruginin, MA Read more »

Acupuncture for HIV

Posted by ChineseMed, 3 Replies
...and how you think acupuncture has or has not been helpful. $20 per 1.5 hour interview. If you are interested, contact me at acupuncturestudy@hotmail.com. Read more »

What next?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Recently tested positive. Not going on treatment yet as counts are high and load is low so far. Partner is positive too...but not as healthy and on meds. For me anything I can do to keep myself healthier? I am back at the gym and loosing the... Read more »