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Can Hiv Cause A Stroke?

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HIV and stroke risk

Hi doc -- ok, I know HIV can affect heart disease, but what about stroke? My uncle and my dad both died of stroke. Will HIV increase my risk for stroke even more -- on top of the risk that comes with my family history?
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
...The same study that looked at heart attacts in people with HIV on treatment and found an incresed risk with each extra year of combination therpy has also reported an increased risk of stroke Read more »

hiv and stroke

My grandmother is 73 years and is hiv positive. She started using ARVs in September, last year.... Read more »

did I have a stroke or is trhie hiv related

Eariler this year my speech beccame very slurred and stuff. Its hard to explain without hearing.... Read more »
Articles
The Body

Stroke Numbers Rise Among People With HIV

... People with HIV incresing the number of stroke cases. Photo: topnews.in. Research suggests that people with HIV are up to three times more Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

People With HIV Have High Stroke Risk: Study

... U.S. stroke rates declined by 7 percent from 1997 to 2006, yet during the same period stroke rates in HIV patients increased 60 percent, a new study finds. "Generally speaking, strokes in patients with HIV are not common, so the Read more »
Lambda Legal

Lambda Legal Files Federal Discrimination Complaint On Behalf of Stroke Victim Who Was Denied Care by Six Louisiana Nursing Homes Because He Has HIV

..."Cecil Little's situation is heartbreaking -- but it isn't unique," said Jonathan Givner, a staff attorney in Lambda Legal's AIDS Project who is also working on the case. "As people with HIV and AIDS live longer, they have medical needs that... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Stroke Patient Files Discrimination Complaint With HHS

...Disease Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv .... Read more »
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HIV and TIA's or mini strokes

Posted by gatorboy, 1 Reply
...I am 50 y/r and have no heart or blood pressure problems and after living with aids for 17 years I had a TIA (mini stroke) previously this year. Does anyone know of any HIV medications that could have caused this? Read more »

AIDS/stroke

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...i just had a stroke,is it possibly AIDS related? Read more »

AIDS- 3rd leading cause of death

Posted by Anonymous
...AIDS to Be 3rd Leading Cause of Death The Associated Press By MARIA CHENG November 27, 2006 You can't put all your eggs in the Read more »

AIDS/LifeCycle 5 or Bust!

Posted by Anonymous
...a Positive Pedaler. What is a 'positive pedaler' you might ask? Positive Pedalers are a group of men and women living with HIV/AIDS and participate in AIDS cycling-related fund raising events. Many of the team participate in the AIDS/LifeCycle... Read more »