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The Well Project

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

...health benefits of exercise are well known. There are also a couple ofsmall studies in HIV+ people showing that exercise decreased lipid levels.There are two types of exercise: cardiovascular (aerobic) and resistance(strength or weight training). Both can help improve the way your bodyprocesses cholesterol and blood sugar. Cardiovascular exercise is any activity that raises your heart rate.Examples include walking at a fast pace, jogging,...
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Weight training vs. HIV

For physical appearance and health purposes I have a desire to begin a weight training/bodybuilding routine. My goal is to put on a good healthy amount of lean muscle mass over the next 12 months. My question: Because I am an HIV pos male will this...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...Assuming that your testosterone and thyroid blood levels are OK, there should be no reason why HIV will change how you will respond to exercise. Exercise may actually help you live longer and live stronger.You may want to read Read more »

STOPPING MY TRUVADA'?????? (BONE DISEASE AND HIV/AIDS, 2011)

HII HAVE BEEN ON KALETRA Y TRUVADA FOR 4YRS NOW AND TODAY MY DC HAS TOLD ME TO STOP THE TRUVADA AND JUST TAKE KALETRA 2 IN THE MRNING N 2 EVENING??I HAVE JUST RECENTLY IN 2010 HAD 2 TOTAL HIP REPLACEMENTS DUE TO AVASCULAR NICROSIS,PLEASE PLEASE IS...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...However, there has not been a firm link with osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis). I'll reprint below some information from the archives about bone disease and HIV/AIDS.I would be concerned about Kaletra mono-therapy. Depending on your resistance... Read more »

HIV and bodybuilding

Hello Dr. Moyle, can an infected person with HIV still lift weight and build muscles? also, will it be ok to take supplements like creatine and Nitic oxide and GH enhancers? ThanksChad
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
...Hi ChadHIV does not impact your ability to work out or build muscle, unless of course you are unwell. Personally, I am not a fan of anabolic Read more »

HIV AIds? (NEEDLESTICK AT A RAVE, 2010) (URBAN LEGENDS, 2010)

Hey Dr Bob,Im 16 and went to my first rave. I was dancing with my friend and we were about to leave and i felt a like a pinch or a prick in my side. I got out of the crowd and told my friends. they saw no evidence of anything like a prick mark or...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Nick,What you experienced was a mild anxiety-induced panic attack. Your fears about being pricked with an HIV-infected syringe at the rave are completely unwarranted. This is a fairly common worry among ravers! See below.Dr. BobPlease Read more »
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The Well Project

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

...(strength or weight)training decreased triglycerides and visceral fat in a small study of HIV+people. Another study showed that resistance training decreased fat, whileimproving cholesterol and triglycerides. Cardiovascular exercise is any... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Exercise and HIV

...during a sport, you should get out of the game and cover your injuries before returning to the game. Exercise With Weights Weight training (resistance exercise) is one of the best ways to increase lean body mass that may be lost through HIV... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

Exercise, Aging and HIV

...function. Strength training helps maintain muscle function and can increase lean body mass. Examples of strength training include weight lifting, yoga, tai chi, and calisthenics. A review of the effectiveness of resistance training among older... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
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hiv & working out/bodybuilding

Posted by windycitypozdude, 2 Replies
..."working out," active kind of guy, and always been interested in getting bigger/more muscular, etc. i shy away from the term "bodybuilding" as for me that conjures notions of drug-enhanced muscularity that is neither smart nor healthy. since... Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
...World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Myths, HIV-related Read more »

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 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 »