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Bodybuilding And Hiv Positive

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Using testosterone side effects

Good day Dr.Vergel:First and foremost thank you for the information that you provide. I am an ex college football player and bodybuilder who found out that I was HIV Positive in 2008. My viral loads and test are ok low enough that I haent had to...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
RobYour testosterone dose is too high. Your blood pressure meds can be causing your lack of sex drive (common side effect). Lower it to one cc per week and have your doctor test your testosterone blood level after a month of doing so to ensure that... Read more »

Weight training vs. HIV

For physical appearance and health purposes I have a desire to begin a weight training/bodybuilding... Read more »

Lipo and bodybuilding

Would bodybuilding hide the effects of lipo? I mean if you increase your muscle mass without having... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

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

...strength andgrowth. Examples include push-ups, squats, and the use of free weights andmachines at the gym. A regimen of an hour of strength training combined with 20 minutes ofaerobic exercise three to four times a week has been shown to work... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...strength andgrowth. Examples include push-ups, squats, and the use of free weights andmachines at the gym. A regimen of an hour of strength training combined with 20 minutes ofaerobic exercise three to four times a week has been shown to work... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

...Some nutritional experts believe it can be effective at doses lower than the FDA-approved dose. Testosterone and anabolic (muscle building) agents like oxandrolone or nandrolone might also help treat wasting. They have been studied alone and in... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Telling Others You're HIV Positive

...Are the Issues? General Guidelines Special Situations Getting Help What Are the Issues? When you test positive for HIV, it can be difficult to know who to tell about it, and how to tell them. Telling others can be good because: ... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

I am HIV positive, I tested positive a year ago.

Posted by DELRAELADAMSCH, 1 Reply
... Hello I am HIV Positive and I have been taking the necessary medication and I tested positive a year ago. Read more »

It'z HIV positive so look 4 the positive side

Posted by lilmisskathy
...things dont go the way there supost to bt we learn to get over it things happen 4 a reson i dont blame my real mom for given me HIV in fact I love her for it ... itz made me who i am its apart of me.. it might not be good bt thatz why i take... Read more »

BODYBUILDING AS A LIFE SAVER

Posted by MUSCLEMAN, 1 Reply
...I AM A 40 YEARS OLD MALE WHOS BEEN SAVED BY A BODYBUILDING LIFE STILE. I LIVE IN MANHATTAN NY. GOT THE VIRUS ON 1995 AND I FIND OUT ON 1998 THAT I GOT AIDS IN SAINT VINCENTS HOSPITAL. Read more »