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Can You Exercise When You Are Hiv Positive

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nutrition exercise and hiv positive

hi. I have heard people say hiv positive people should eat healthy, how does what one eats affect the hiv in thier syster. In other words how does nutrition play a part in an hiv positive person being healthy. If you are hiv positive and smoke how...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...protease inhibitors and Sustiva can cause increased lipids. Some people have increases in visceral and upper trunk fat while on HIV meds.We have very little data on HIV and nutrition. But the general belief is that if we follow a "heart... Read more »

Exercise and HIV

Nelson, is there any documented research that shows that regular exercise keeps the onset of AIDS... Read more »


Hi there. Thanks in advance for your answers. I'm a 42 yrs old male with Hiv infection since 1993.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Increased Evidence Finds Exercise Beneficial to HIV-Positive People, Sacramento Bee Reports

...increasing amount of evidence is finding that exercise can improve the health of HIV-positive people and reduce the risk of AIDS-related illnesses by increasing muscle mass and improving heart and lung endurance, the Sacramento Bee reports.... Read more »

Exercise, Aging and HIV the facts and where we stand today in order. Where Are We Today? Twenty-seven percent of all people living with AIDS in the U.S. are over 50. In New York City this percentage jumps to over 36% for those over 50 and a whopping 74%... Read more »
The Body

It Ain't Easy: Exercise, HIV and Me

...know that it is actually helping me stay strong and flexible. More importantly, I exercise because it empowers me to fight this HIV running inside of me. I still lift weights just as much as I did before getting HIV. I also still do my runs,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Exercise and HIV

...levels. Injuries may take more time to heal. You can lose lean body mass if you exercise too much. Serious cases can lead to AIDS wasting (see Fact Sheet 519 ). You can injure yourself if you use the wrong "form" in exercises. Exercise can help... Read more »
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Exercise and HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...I'm currently writing an article on exercise, yoga, and HIV and would be interested in speaking with people who are exercising and trying to maintain their weight, lose weight, deal with Read more »

Just notified today I tested positive for HIV

Posted by spike, 19 Replies
...My health department contacted me, before my doctor today at work. I found out the HIV test I took came back postive. I am so afraid!. I don't want to go to sleep. I know I will discuss this with my personal doctor Read more »

HIV Positive -What to Expect?

Posted by DC_Diver, 4 Replies
...old. I havent found much on what we should expect in the coming years. Most of what Ive read is about understanding HIV/AIDS, medications, and people who have developed AIDS. Its scary to think about what health challenges we might face in... Read more »

Have I Gone from HIV to AIDS? HELP!!!!

Posted by CLT, 4 Replies
...a prescription for Atripla. Thank GOD I have good insurance and will be able to afford the drugs. Questions? Do I now have AIDS? Will things be instantly better once I start meds this weekend? Anyone out there on Atripla who has NEVER been on... Read more »