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Can People With Hiv Work Out And Lift Weights

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Lifting heavy weight is NOT good???

Hi Mr Nelson. I have a question I wanted to ask you. I have been lifting heavy weight for almost 8 years now. I became infected earlier this year and about to start the med soon. I was told that lifting heavy weight is NOT a good idea in HIV...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...smartly to avoid injury in patients who may be frail or have pain issues.So, in conclusion, there is nothing that will impede your work outs if you remain healthy with HIV. I would caution to use weights that will get you to momentary muscular... Read more »

Daly menu plan fo an HIV positive lady to gain weight

Hello, I was wondering if you could possibly help me with providing a daily menu plan to gain... Read more »

Epzicom/Sustiva and Weight Gain

I have been taking Epzicom/Sustiva for a little over 2 years with little/no side effects and very... Read more »
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A Three-Course Meal -- 3. Dessert: Nutrition, Weight and HIV

... Regardless of HIV status, the equation is simple: Your body weight is a result of how many calories you take in through food and how many calories Read more »
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Nutrition and Weight Maintenance for the HIV-Positive Woman

...when CD4+ cell counts fall below 100. Wasting is an extreme type of weight loss and is an unexplained loss of 10% or more of a person's normal weight. Consider Supplements Many people attempt to give their bodies an edge over HIV with... Read more »
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Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

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Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents The Importance of Healthy Bones Bone Disease and HIV Risk Factors How to Know If You Have Bone Problems Diet and Healthy Bones Exercise and Healthy Bones Drugs to Treat Read more »
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Working Out

Posted by dreamdzign, 7 Replies
...ALWAYS tired. A couple years ago I found out my body was no longer producing testosterone. Another side effect of long-term HIV infection, doesn't happen to everyone, but... there it is. So no big deal, I take injections every two weeks to... Read more »

is there anything i can do to gain weight with hiv

Posted by tracey, 2 Replies
...has anyone ever heard of juven, does it help people like us with hiv gain weight thanks Read more »

question on wasting

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...know about wasting? I am still waiting to test, no appetite, and I have lost almost 10% of my bodyweight my pants are loose and people at work are telling me I am loosing weight, good job . I am trying to eat, even when I am not hungry just to... Read more »

WEIGHT LOST

Posted by MACKD413, 1 Reply
...My doctor told me the reason that I was losing weight was because of my hiv. Now that I am on meds, will the weight come back? Sick and tired of people asking me "have you lost weight." Read more »